Will F1 survive the electric car age? New documentary explores its fight to stay relevant


Film asks, as we enter a new era of pure-electric motoring, what does the future hold for petrol-powered F1?
Allegra Stratton is sticking with diesel

Government eco adviser will stick with diesel car


A senior government spokeswoman on environmental affairs has said that she’s not yet ready to make the move to electric motoring.

Shell rolling out 800 EV chargers with Waitrose


Fuel giant Shell has signed a deal with Waitrose to install 800 electric car charging points at supermarkets by 2025. 
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

UK's £27bn road-building plan hits legal logjam


Environmental objections hold up government’s road building plans and could lead to traffic chaos.
HGV in London

Diesel HGV ban for 2040


It has been confirmed today that the government plans to ban the sale of diesel lorries in the UK by 2040, at the latest.
Mitsubishi diesel engine

Mitsubishi pays €25m fine


Mitsubishi has paid a fine of €25 million, which was issued by German prosecutors over diesel engines that used 'cheat devices' to help them meet
Vauxhall Mokka-e

Vauxhall all-electric for 2028


Vauxhall has confirmed that it will cease production of petrol and diesel cars and vans in 2028, offering only electric models from that date.
Stonehenge road tunnel plans put Unesco world heritage site status in danger

Stonehenge road tunnel plans risk Unesco status


The proposed Stonehenge bypass tunnel puts the monument's status as a world heritage site at risk, Unesco has warned.
Smart motorway development paused after legal threat

New smart motorway paused after legal threat


The development of a new smart motorway across the Pennines has been paused after a retired vicar threatened a legal challenge.
Tax car makers that don't produce enough electric cars, say former cabinet ministers

Ex-ministers: Introduce carbon tax for car makers


Two former cabinet ministers have said that car makers should face carbon taxes if they don't manufacture enough electric vehicles.
Prince William test drives Extreme E electric off-road racer

Prince William gets taste of Extreme E


Prince William got behind the wheel of the an Extreme E pure-electric off-road racing car today as part of a climate-focused tour of Scotland.
First electric Lamborghini will arrive by 2030

First electric Lamborghini will arrive by 2030


Lamborghini will produce its first electric car by 2030, with its entire lineup set to receive some kind of electrification by 2025.
VW Group pushes for stricter emissions regulations

VW thought to support toughening EU emissions regs


The Volkswagen Group is now in support of toughening vehicle emissions standards in Europe while smaller rivals struggle to comply.