Is it correct that all new cars sold from June will have speed limiters fitted?

I have seen a few headlines stating that all cars sold from June this year will have so called speed limiters fitted. Are you able to explain what these are, and how they will work in practice?

Asked on 20 May 2024 by todor radic

Answered by Craig Cheetham
This subject has been sensationalised by some areas of the media to give a Big Brother mentality but it is, in part, correct. All cars sold from June 2024 will have the capacity for speeds to be electronically limited. Many cars already have this. However, in practice it will be up to the driver to set the speed limiter manually and cars will not be limited by the manufacturer or external sources. However, they will all have the technology to be electronically limited via on-board systems.
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