Eleven million potholes across UK to go unfilled due to council budget cutbacks


More than 11 million potholes are set to go unfilled following council budget cuts due to go into effect from April.
Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say

Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say


The UK must urgently introduce pay-per-mile road pricing to make up the £35bn budget shortfall created by the switch to electric cars, MPs say.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: What’s in it for motorists?


Chancellor Rishi Sunak today unveiled his 2021 budget and there’s not a lot in it to specifically concern motorists, thankfully.
Peugeot to plug-in the £500 hole in government grant

Peugeot, Renault plug £500 hole in EV subsidy


French carmaker Peugeot has pledged to fill the £500 reduction in the government’s plug-in vehicles grant until the end of March.
Motoring industry calls for electric incentives in tomorrow’s budget

AA calls for electric car incentives in Budget


The AA is calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to make space in tomorrow’s budget to stimulate the sales of electric cars.
What does the biggest daily drop in oil prices in 20 years mean for drivers?

Supermarkets cut fuel prices


Supermarkets in the UK have cut fuel prices again following a massive drop in the price of crude oil yesterday.
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.
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.
Beware of ‘extortionate’ repair bills for holiday hire cars

'Extortionate' repair bills for holiday hire cars


Holidaymakers are being charged up to 33 times the going rate for basic repairs to hire cars amid warnings of a rip-off culture in the industry.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.
Spring Budget 2017: what motorists need to know

Budget 2017: what motorists need to know


Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond announced his 2017 budget this afternoon. As always, there are important consequences for drivers.
George Osborne Budget 2016: What it means for motorists

Budget 2016: What it means for motorists and key points


The nation’s motorists are a soft target for the Treasury but drivers have escaped relatively lightly in today's Budget.
Budget 2015: low-emission cars hit hardest in chancellor's road tax reforms

Budget 2015: low-emission cars hit hardest in chancellor's...


Buyers of some of the most frugal cars will be hit hardest in the pocket under changes to vehicle excise duty