ICFM Annual Conference

ICFM Annual Conference

It was a huge pleasure and my privilege to address the #ICFM Annual Conference in Wembley on Tuesday this week. Slightly depressing subject though – company car tax. The two speakers before me talked all things green. I was struck that our company car system...

Anabella and Brenda

I want to talk about two company car tax drivers, let’s call them Anabella and Brenda. It’s April 2020. Anabella works in London for a PE house – she’s got a Porsche Taycan, List Price £120,000. She only does 8,000 miles a year, all private, mostly to the...

New PHEVs are coming

Apparently a 34% fall in PHEV sales is the fault of HMG’s decision to remove the grant? I have to say I think that’s unlikely to be the full story? This time last year there were a number of decent PHEVs available – the Golf and Passat GTE, Audi A3 etron, BMW 330e,...
Yes the future IS electric

Yes the future IS electric

It appears around a million Europeans bought petrol cars rather than diesels in 2018. HRUX’s own sums suggest that, over their lifetimes, those cars will emit nearly 3 million tonnes or more CO2 than the diesels Europeans were buying. Is that a lot? Does that matter?...
A Real Conversation with a Mini Dealer

A Real Conversation with a Mini Dealer

“So what’s the electric only range on the PHEV?” “There’s no electric mini yet. We only have the Countryman which is a hybrid; like the big one over there in the corner” “Cool, but what’s the electric only range on it?” “We only have the Countryman with an electric...