Top 10 best-selling cars in the UK 2020


These were the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels of 2020, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.
2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars: meeting deadline will be

Meeting 2030 ban is "enormous" task, says industry


The car industry has reacted to the news that the ban on new petrol and diesel cars will be moved forward by five years to 2030.
California to ban internal combustion cars from 2035

California to ban new petrol car sales from 2035


Californians will not be able to buy new internal combustion engine (ICE) cars from 2035 after Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order.
Petrol and diesel car ban could be brought forward to 2032

Petrol and diesel ban could now be banned by 2032


The UK government's plans to ban all sales of new petrol and diesel cars could come into force even earlier than anticipated.
Plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2035 is 'extremely concerning', warns UK motor industry

Petrol & diesel ban 'extremely concerning'


The government's plans to accelerate the ban on new petrol and diesel car sales have been slammed in no uncertain terms by the UK motor industry.
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)

The UK's top 10 bestselling 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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Bristol council approves plans to ban diesel cars


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.
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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.