Behind the wheel of the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy electric racing car


Arriving at a sun-baked Silverstone circuit, the roar of high-revving engines and smell of burnt petrol fills the air. GTE sports cars are scream
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Concrete walls could store electricity


Environmentalists have long argued that the cleanest way to travel, other than to pull on a pair of walking boots or swing a leg over a bicycle s
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.

Uber will pay drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.
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.

London's ULEZ set to be 18 times larger


London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is set to undergo a considerable expansion in 2021, as part of a major push to improve air quality.
Car makers to face massive fines for cheating emissions tests

Huge fines for car makers using defeat devices


The UK Government will impose massive fines on car makers caught cheating emissions tests as part of legislation being introduced next month.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Environmental study recommends fuel duty rises


The UK Government should increase future fuel duty rates "at least in line with inflation", a new study recommends.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
EU takes Britain to court over poor air quality 'from diesel emissions'

EU takes Britain to court over poor air quality


The UK is facing a multimillion-pound fine for breaching air quality limits after the European Commission referred it and five other nations to t
Air pollution blamed for 7m deaths every year worldwide

Air pollution blamed for 7m deaths every year worl


Air pollution causes seven million deaths a year, according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Cars without 50-mile electric range could be banned from 2040

Cars from 2040 to have 50-mile electric range


The government is said to be considering a ban of any petrol or diesel-powered hybrid car that is unable to travel 50 miles on battery power.
Could new NOx emissions tech from Bosch save the diesel engine?

Could NOx emissions tech from Bosch save diesel?


Amid the chaos and confusion over the future of the diesel engine, which led to a 17% fall in UK sales of new diesel-burning motors last year, co