Kia and Hyundai will fit cars with solar panels to help recharge


Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor have announced plans to introduce solar panels to the roof or bonnet of selected vehicles.
Philip Hammond Budget 2018 information for car drivers: road tax, fuel duty, pothole repairs, electric cars

Budget 2018: Hammond outlines motoring plans


Chancellor Phillip Hammond has outlined his latest Budget and there is some good news for motorists.
Zipcar boss says ‘petty arguments’ by councils are delaying electric car infrastructure

Zipcar: ‘Petty' arguments delaying charging points


The boss of Zipcar believes “petty" arguments within London authorities are delaying vital electric vehicle infrastructure.
Hyundai NEXO filters claimed to clean up air pollution

Hyundai NEXO hydrogen car 'cleans' air


Hyundai is preparing to launch a new hydrogen fuel cell car that not only emits nothing but water from the tailpipe, but also "cleans" the air as
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.

Plug-in hybrid grant will be scrapped next month


To help encourage the uptake of zero emissions vehicles, the Department for Transport will scrap the plug-in car grant on November 9.
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.
Prince Charles's latest planet-saving move: taking delivery of an electric Jaguar I-Pace

Prince Charles takes delivery of electric Jaguar


He has installed solar panels on royal roofs, waged war on plastic and switched to low-energy light bulbs — and now the Prince of Wales has...
VW uses 'shockwave guns' to prevent hailstorms — and farmers are suing them for it

Farmers sue VW over hail-preventing shockwave guns


Volkswagen is in a dispute with Mexican farmers over the use of “hail cannons”, which are believed to be the cause of a drought.
Racing to the future: driving Jaguar's new I-Pace eTrophy race car

Driving Jaguar's new I-Pace eTrophy race 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.