Let’s be careful out there

Driving is harder than I remembered. In fact, I confidently predict a rise in accidents as people who’ve been stuck at home return to the roads post lock-down. The actual driving of the car is ok. Like riding a bike, you might say. It’s those other three banes of...
Plans for parking key to cutting emissions?

Plans for parking key to cutting emissions?

If we really want to get people out of cars and into public transport we need to think about where they park those cars. There seems to be a view held by Government, and in particular in Local Government, that ALL car use is bad and should be made as difficult as...
P11Ds for 2020/21, DO panic

P11Ds for 2020/21, DO panic

“Company Car Tax in the UK in 2020/21” is an unlikely title for a Douglas Adams novel, but his humour helps make sense of the ridiculous situation we find ourselves in. Do you remember the answer to the Meaning of Life? 42. The problem was nobody knew what the...

The market for replacement EV batteries?

Can I ask a question please? I’d really like the an electric car. But would I get one? They tend to be expensive and many boast realistic ranges of just 200 to 300 miles, or even less. So would you spend a load of money on it only to find that the same performance is...
SMMT 2020 statistics

SMMT 2020 statistics

2020 was a disastrous year for many, and in particular the UK motor industry. The SMMT have today issued their registration stats for the year which show an overall decline of 29.4% compared to 2019 (2.31m versus 1.63m in 2020) We summarise the key data in the table...