Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles
The Green Challenge
5 February 2014
Jay Parmar

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co...
Agenda
About the BVRLA
Facts and figures
CO2 emissions – the challenges
Green Vehicle Grants
Ultra Low Emission Zone in Lo...
Objectives
Objectives
About the BVRLA
Campaigns at the heart of Government in UK
and Europe to represent business motorist...
Facts and Figures

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
BVRLA Membership

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Economic impact

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
CO2 emissions
the challenges

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
CO2 emissions by sector

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Emissions from transport

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Emissions from surface transport
vs other sectors

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Motoring tax revenue projections
to 2016/17
Fuel duty
28.5
£
28
B
i 27.5
l
27
l
i
26.5
o
n
26
s
25.5

Fuel duty

Out-turn ...
Motoring tax revenue projections
to 2016/17
VED
6.2
£
B
i
l
l
i
o
n
s

6
5.8
5.6
5.4
5.2

5
4.8
Out-turn Out-turn Out-turn...
Benefit in Kind
3

1,800,000
Tax liability (£)

2.5
£
B
i 2
l
l1.5
i
o 1
n
s0.5

Benfit in Kind
Recipients

1,600,000
1,40...
Government thinking
Now
Benefit in kind band changes
– Removing 3% diesel supplement…but in 2016
– Gradually introducing b...
Green Vehicle Funding

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Office for Low Emitting Vehicles
To stimulate take up BVRLA has called for:
FREE Parking and use of bus lanes
Tax incentiv...
Carbon Reporting and Auditing

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
CO2 Reporting
Publicly quoted companies now required to include
greenhouse gas emissions data in their financial report
Fi...
CO2 Audits
Larger organisations will have to introduce a programme
of regular energy audits
Audit must be undertaken by 5 ...
Ultra Low Emission Zone
London

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Why an Ultra Low Emission Zone?
London’s Air Quality Hot Spots in 2020

Promoting responsible transport

www.bvrla.co.uk
Objectives of an ULEZ
Reduce air pollutants from road transport
– Improving health impacts
– Addressing the NO2 problem

R...
What does a ULEZ look like?
When would it be operational?
24 hours, 7 days a week
Congestion Charge hours

What would be t...
Timetable
Subject to Mayoral decision:
2014 Wider engagement on scheme principles
2015 Public consultation on specific ULE...
Thank you for listening

Do you have any questions?

Jay Parmar
Legal and Policy Director at
BVRLA
01494 545706
jay@bvrla....
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  • Established 1967Based in Amersham, Bucks16 staffSupports three key sectorscar and van leasing car and van rentalcommercial vehicle leasing and rentalOver 600 memberssmallest member - four vehicleslargest member – Motability Operations#Lobbies at the heart of government in the UK and EU to ensure that regulation and legislation affecting its members is fair and doesn't stifle competitionThe BVRLA also works with public sector agencies, industry associations and key business influencers on key road transport, taxation and finance-related issues.By consulting with government and maintaining industry standards, we help our members deliver safe, sustainable and affordable road transport to millions of consumers and businesses
  • Employs direct 38K directEmploys indirect 184K1 in every 175 UK jobs – £2.8 bn tax revenue85K school teachers
  • Nick Clegg supportFunding will stop when evs are part of every day useDfTstated that this means 5%
  • Guidance is available on the DEFRA website
  • As defined by the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, energy audits will be mandatory for all non-SMEs (‘large enterprises’). SMEs are defined as ‘enterprises’ which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding EUR 50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding EUR 43 million. and then at least every 4 years from the date of the previous audit. Grey fleet? Government is asking should grey fleet includedGreen vehicle users. No clear understanding of fleet market. Will it have behavioural change?Consultation closed on 3 October
  • Improving health impacts• 4,000 Londoners die prematurely linked to air polluition (source DoH)•Reported levels of PM10 within the EU limit with some roadsides at risk of exceedance• Air pollution linked to risk of cancer and affects asthma sufferers.Addressing the NO2 problem• Dieselisation of fleet• Road transport roughly half the source of NOx• Unlikely to achieve compliance with EU NO2 limit value by2020Promoting sustainable travelSupporting the Mayor’s cycling vision• Encouraging those who can make journeys by public transport to shift• Working with the freight industry to change delivery patterns as well asreduce emissions from HGVs and LGVs• Encourage zero emission deliveries
  • Congestion charge zone is 7:00- 18:00 Mon-Fri (excluding public holidays)Euro 6 is standard for:Trucks: 1 Jan 2014Cars and Vans: 1 Jan 2015
  • Jay parmar, Legal and Policy Director at BVLRA - Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles The Green Challenge

    1. 1. Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles The Green Challenge 5 February 2014 Jay Parmar Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    2. 2. Agenda About the BVRLA Facts and figures CO2 emissions – the challenges Green Vehicle Grants Ultra Low Emission Zone in London Carbon reporting and audits Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    3. 3. Objectives Objectives About the BVRLA Campaigns at the heart of Government in UK and Europe to represent business motorists Regulate the industry via a mandatory Code of Conduct and quality assurance programme Members provide safe, sustainable and affordable road transport to millions of motorists Provide best practice guide and information Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    4. 4. Facts and Figures Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    5. 5. BVRLA Membership Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    6. 6. Economic impact Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    7. 7. CO2 emissions the challenges Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    8. 8. CO2 emissions by sector Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    9. 9. Emissions from transport Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    10. 10. Emissions from surface transport vs other sectors Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    11. 11. Motoring tax revenue projections to 2016/17 Fuel duty 28.5 £ 28 B i 27.5 l 27 l i 26.5 o n 26 s 25.5 Fuel duty Out-turn Out-turn Out-turn Out-turn Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    12. 12. Motoring tax revenue projections to 2016/17 VED 6.2 £ B i l l i o n s 6 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.2 5 4.8 Out-turn Out-turn Out-turn 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Promoting responsible transport Forecast 2012-13 Forecast 2013-14 Forecast 2014-15 Forecast 2015-16 Forecast 2016-17 www.bvrla.co.uk
    13. 13. Benefit in Kind 3 1,800,000 Tax liability (£) 2.5 £ B i 2 l l1.5 i o 1 n s0.5 Benfit in Kind Recipients 1,600,000 1,400,000 1,200,000 1,000,000 800,000 600,000 400,000 200,000 0 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 What next? Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    14. 14. Government thinking Now Benefit in kind band changes – Removing 3% diesel supplement…but in 2016 – Gradually introducing bands for ultra low emitting cars Mid-term changes VED changes Further BIK changes What influence will this have on vehicle choices and market behaviour? Long-term changes VED abolition? Road user charging? Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    15. 15. Green Vehicle Funding Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    16. 16. Office for Low Emitting Vehicles To stimulate take up BVRLA has called for: FREE Parking and use of bus lanes Tax incentives for employers to install charging points Company car tax to reflect Government grant Allow leased vehicles to access tax benefits Long term commitment and market certainty Raise awareness and benefits of ULEVs Smart mobility ticketing to include access to rental cars Manufacturers to offer greater support to the used car market Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    17. 17. Carbon Reporting and Auditing Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    18. 18. CO2 Reporting Publicly quoted companies now required to include greenhouse gas emissions data in their financial report Firms activities will include emissions from vehicles they are responsible for – this will include privately owned vehicles used at work Leasing firms are able to support with vehicle emission data Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    19. 19. CO2 Audits Larger organisations will have to introduce a programme of regular energy audits Audit must be undertaken by 5 December 2015 and every 4 years thereafter BVRLA responded to the consultation and called for: – commuting to work should be excluded – only business related travel activities to be included – Rental and leasing firms are able to conduct audits The outcome of consultation is expected end of Q1 2014 Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    20. 20. Ultra Low Emission Zone London Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    21. 21. Why an Ultra Low Emission Zone? London’s Air Quality Hot Spots in 2020 Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    22. 22. Objectives of an ULEZ Reduce air pollutants from road transport – Improving health impacts – Addressing the NO2 problem Reduce CO2 emissions from road transport – Road transport responsible for 21% CO2 emissions in central London – Diesel vehicles tend to have a lowerCO2 emissions than petrol but much higher NOx emissions Promote sustainable travel – Supporting the Mayor’s cycling vision – Working with the freight industry – Encourage zero emission deliveries Stimulate low emissions vehicle market – Supporting Mayor’s ambition for electric, plug-in hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles to be common place on London’s streets – Influence and gain from Government’s investment to stimulate the low emission vehicle market Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    23. 23. What does a ULEZ look like? When would it be operational? 24 hours, 7 days a week Congestion Charge hours What would be the standards? Zero emissions – congestion charge hours Euro 6 – 24 hours , 7 days a week Zero emissions – 24 hours, 7 days a week Which vehicles? All….. Where would it be? Congestion charge zone or central London Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    24. 24. Timetable Subject to Mayoral decision: 2014 Wider engagement on scheme principles 2015 Public consultation on specific ULEZ scheme proposal 2020 Scheme implementation Role of rental and leasing companies Buy the newest/cleanest vehicles Established locations with infrastructure in London Experience of electric vehicles already Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk
    25. 25. Thank you for listening Do you have any questions? Jay Parmar Legal and Policy Director at BVRLA 01494 545706 jay@bvrla.co.uk Promoting responsible transport www.bvrla.co.uk

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