Bristol City Council approves plans to ban all diesel cars by 2021


Bristol is on track to become the first place in the UK to issue a blanket ban on all diesel-powered cars entering its city centre.
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)

The UK's top 10 best-selling new cars in 2019


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.
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Volvo recall due to potential fire risk


Nearly 70,000 Volvo cars will be recalled in the UK for an issue that, in "the most extreme cases", could cause the vehicle to catch fire.

Mercedes will go electric-only within 20 years


Mercedes-Benz has committed to removing petrol and diesel engines from its entire passenger car range within the next 20 years.

Porsche fined £459m for dieselgate scandal


Porsche has become the latest Volkswagen Group brand to agree to pay a fine for its role in the 'dieselgate' emissions scandal.
Petrol and diesel should be phased out by 2035

Petrol and diesel 'should be phased out by 2035'


The UK government should outlaw new petrol and diesel car sales well before its current target of 2040, say climate advisers.
Electric cars could have cost parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024

Electric cars to cost same as petrol ones by 2024


According to analysis by the advisory firm Deloitte, pure-electric cars should have price parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024.
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The UK's top 10 best-selling new cars in 2018


New car registrations were down 5.5% for December, with petrols and hybrids making more gains at the expense of diesel's declining popularity.

Volkswagen will launch last petrol car in 2026


Volkswagen's chief strategist has confirmed the German car maker will launch its last petrol and diesel-powered cars within the next eight years.
Porsche drops diesel in favour of hybrids and EVs

Porsche: We're 'not demonising diesel'


After months of speculation, it's now official: Porsche has permanently removed diesel power from its portfolio.

"Hypocritical" ministers keep buying petrol cars


The government wants drivers and car makers to switch to electric cars but its own ministers are failing to lead by example and buy hybrid or ele
Diesel demand continues to drop as new UK car sales stabilise

Diesel demand drops as new UK car sales stabilise


New car buyers are continuing to prefer petrol power over diesel, according to new sales figures released by the SMMT.

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.