Country:United Kingdom
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Policy Target:Transport, Transport>Vehicle type>Passenger vehicles
Agency:Department for Transport

The rate of vehicle tax for cars is based on engine size if registered before 2001, or on fuel type and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions if registered after 2001. This is intended to send a stronger signal to the buyer about the environmental implications of their car purchase.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Transport, Measures to improve vehicle fuel efficiency
This record supersedes:Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)

Last modified: Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:28:49 CET