"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.
UK Government confirms ban on conventional petrol and diesel cars in 2040

2040 petrol and diesel outlined by Government


The UK Government has confirmed it will ban new conventional petrol and diesel car sales by 2040, as part of its 'Road to Zero' policy.
Guide to the best hybrid cars to buy instead of diesel

The best hybrid cars to buy instead of a diesel


Sales of diesel cars slumped by 17% in Britain, last year, as drivers switched to petrol or hybrid models, or simply postponed buying a new car a
Porsche-stops-selling-diesel-cars

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
Emissions scandal: after VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?

After VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?


German media allege that US authorities have discovered that Daimler, parent of Mercedes, developed software for its diesel-powered vehicles that
Time to ditch diesel? Comparing the costs of driving a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric car

Time to ditch diesel? See the cost of alternatives


In little more than 20 years, the government hopes the rattle of diesel and roar of petrol-powered cars will fall silent. It wants drivers to kic
Dieselgate: readers complain of new issues after VW 'fix'

Dieselgate: complaints of new issues after VW fix


THE Volkswagen Group's fix for its vehicles caught up in the dieselgate emissions scandal was meant to be simple.
Check if your car is affected by the London T-charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone

What are the London T-charge and ULEZ


There are big changes coming into force for drivers who want to visit central London by car, as authorities grapple with poor air quality...
What car scrappage schemes are available in 2017?

What car scrappage schemes are available in 2017?


Following concerns over air pollution and the government's announcement that cars powered solely by petrol and diesel engines will be banned from
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Five cities to get ultra-low-emissions zones


Councils are to be given the power to charge thousands of private motorists to enter city centres