Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars over ‘excessive’ emissions levels


Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 44,000 cars in the UK, after 10 models were found to produce higher-than-certified amounts of CO2.

What is the WLTP fuel economy and emissions test?


There was plenty of disruption in 2018 when the WLTP rules for new cars came into effect. But what are they and what does it mean for car buyers?
Is your car exempt from London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone charges?

Is your car exempt from London's ULEZ?


In April, London will become the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car affected?
Rapid switch to electric vehicles will lead to job losses, warns EU car industry

Rapid switch to EVs will put car industry at risk


Tougher CO2 targets to ensure a rapid shift to electric vehicles could put the European automotive sector at risk, says its trade body.
CO2 emissions from new cars rose in 2017

CO2 emissions from new cars rose in 2017


CO2 emissions from new cars sold in Britain last year rose for the first time since 2000.
Kitchen microwaves cause as much pollution as seven million cars

Microwaves cause as much pollution as 7m cars


Microwaves in Europe cause as much pollution as 6.8 million cars, scientists have found. A study at the University of Manchester, published in S
Diesel tax anger as new models beat petrol in NOx pollution tests

New diesel models beat petrol in pollution tests


Some new diesel cars are much less polluting than new petrol cars, according to research. Independent tests have identified 11 diesel models, in
Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice and not seeing the light

Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice


Roger Blackman is unsympathetic towards diesel owners and says a little research would have revealed why the diesel engine should be confined...
Gas-guzzling Germans miss air targets

Gas-guzzling Germans miss air targets


Germany’s love affair with fast cars and big engines has been blamed for an acceleration in greenhouse gas emissions despite the country’s...
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax shock


Buying a car is confusing for most at the best of times but with new car tax rules being brought in on April 1 this year, buyers are advised...
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Volkswagen boss apologises as British drivers remain...


Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn has been forced to issue a public apology in the wake of accusations
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Driving Green: What is a "green" car?


What constitutes a green car isn’t as cut and dried as you might think. While for many, CO2 emissions are at the heart of what makes a car green...
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What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect...


What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect to ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs)? I drive a 5.7-litre V8 Jeep Grand Cherokee converted...