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Electric cars could have cost parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024

Electric cars to cost same as petrol ones by 2024


According to analysis by the advisory firm Deloitte, pure-electric cars should have price parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024.

Volkswagen will launch last petrol car in 2026


Volkswagen's chief strategist has confirmed the German car maker will launch its last petrol and diesel-powered cars within the next eight years.
Audi agrees to pay £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal

Audi pays £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal


Audi has agreed to pay a fine of €800m (£701m) for its role in the diesel emissions scandal that was uncovered in 2015.
Porsche drops diesel in favour of hybrids and EVs

Porsche: We're 'not demonising diesel'


After months of speculation, it's now official: Porsche has permanently removed diesel power from its portfolio.
Diesel demand continues to drop as new UK car sales stabilise

Diesel demand drops as new UK car sales stabilise


New car buyers are continuing to prefer petrol power over diesel, according to new sales figures released by the SMMT.

Diesel drivers could pay £50 to park in London


Parking premiums for diesel car drivers in central London could rocket up by as much as 50%, if new proposals are given the go-ahead.
UK Government confirms ban on conventional petrol and diesel cars in 2040

2040 petrol and diesel outlined by Government


The UK Government has confirmed it will ban new conventional petrol and diesel car sales by 2040, as part of its 'Road to Zero' policy.
Volvo set to ditch diesel for next-generation XC90 luxury SUV

Next Volvo XC90 to ditch diesel


Volvo's diesel purge continues, with the Swedish car maker saying the next-generation XC90 will only come with petrol, hybrid or electric power.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?

Electric cars could be cheaper to run than petrol.


Electric cars could be over four times more affordable to run than petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, a new study suggests.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.
Petrol and diesel-powered cars could still be sold after 2040

Petrol and diesel cars might not be banned in 2040


A government minister has suggested petrol and diesel cars might not be totally banned by 2040, if the engines can be made efficient enough.