London ULEZ roll-out sees most polluting car numbers fall by a quarter


The first report since the introduction of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) shows a 13.9% increase in the number of compliant vehicles en
Primary school pupils handing parking tickets to polluting parents

Pupils handing parking tickets to polluting parent


Students in Manchester are educating their parents about air pollution, by handing parking tickets to drivers who leave their car engine idling.
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Scented candles 'more polluting' than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
20mph speed limit to be enforced in London's Congestion Charge Zone by 2020

London introduces ULEZ £12.50 emissions charge


LONDON has introduced a new £12.50 daily charge for the most polluting vehicles in its latest initiative to improve air quality in the capital ci

Basildon cuts speed to improve air quality


Basildon Council is seeking to restrict a five-mile stretch of the A127 to 50mph, to help bring local air quality levels to within legal limits.
All new cars sold in UK should be electric by 2032, not 2040, say MPs

MPs: All new cars should be electric by 2032


All new cars and vans should be genuinely zero emission by 2032, according to a new report from a group of cross-party MPs.

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.

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.
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).
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Porsche stops selling diesel cars


Porsche will no longer sell diesel-powered cars. The German car manufacturer announced that it is to discontinue the remaining diesel car from it
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Unlimited fines for emissions test cheats


Ccarmakers that cheat emissions tests are being threatened with unlimited fines under anti-pollution rules being drawn up in Westminster.
VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests on monkeys

VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests


Volkswagen suspended its chief lobbyist after he admitted failing to halt experiments that exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust gases — the latest...