The U.K. government announces a new-vehicle excise duty (VED) banding system for cars registered from April 1, 2017, with first-year rates varying according to the vehicle’s carbon-dioxide emissions. Under the changes, announced in Chancellor George Osborne’s summer budget, there will be a flat standard rate of £140 ($215) for all cars for subsequent years, except those emitting 0 g/km of CO2, for which the standard rate will be zero. Cars, including zero-emissions cars, ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"U.K. Automakers Leery of Government Tax-Reform Plan" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.