Simon Sweetman thinks it is time to stop buying gas guzzlers and "think small".
It was that question about the Land Rover Freelander that set it off (and whether tinted windows made it a car rather than a van, and everybody cheerfully mixing up VAT and IT treatment definitions). With the capital allowances/benefits in kind/mileage allowances/etc for vehicles all up in the air at the moment, it might be time to take a think about it.
Some of us remember the days before scale charges when the average company driver admitted to a benefit of 5 a week, and everybody wanted a company car. A friend of mine moved to a job in London (which he was commuting to) and if he ever did a mile on business it would have been a mistake. But times change.
There is of course an underly...