Air quality near schools that ban cars improved by a quarter


The air quality in areas around schools where cars have been banned during peak hours has improved by nearly a quarter.
Government urged to ban sales of new diesel HGVs by 2040

Government urged to ban diesel HGV sales by 2040


The sale of new diesel lorries should be banned by 2040 in an attempt to lower emissions, the government has been advised.
Renault to withdraw all diesel models except Megane

Renault to withdraw diesel models except Megane


French car making giant Renault has announced that it will withdraw almost all diesel-powered models from its UK lineup.
New diesel engines announced for Range Rover and Range Rover Sport

New mild hybrid engines announced for Range Rover


Land Rover has announced a new diesel hybrid setup for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, as well as unveiling some new special editions.
Pollution concerns could spell end of free deliveries

Pollution could spell end of free deliveries


An attempt to lower congestion and harmful emissions could spell the end of free internet shopping deliveries, The Times has learnt.
Scientists fear return to pre-lockdown pollution levels

Scientists fear return to pre-lockdown pollution


Despite a push towards walking and cycling, scientists predict that pollution in UK cities could, like in China, return to pre-lockdown levels.
Mercedes faces court action over

Mercedes faces court action over 'defeat devices'


Lawyers have announced 500,000 Mercedes drivers may be eligible for compensation as the company faces court action over the "dieselgate" scandal.
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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.

Mercedes fined £776m for over-polluting diesels


Mercedes-Benz's parent company Daimler has been handed a hefty fine for failing to ensure some of its diesel engines adhere to emissions rules.
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VW execs charged with stock market manipulation


VW executives have been accused of stock market manipulation, by not promptly telling investors the impact dieselgate would have on the company.
Audi agrees to pay £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal

Audi pays £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal


Audi has agreed to pay a fine of €800m (£701m) for its role in the diesel emissions scandal that was uncovered in 2015.
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Extended test: 2017 Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring


Does the Auris Hybrid Touring Sports make a good family car? James Mills asks his family if it gets their vote
Could new NOx emissions tech from Bosch save the diesel engine?

Could NOx emissions tech from Bosch save diesel?


Amid the chaos and confusion over the future of the diesel engine, which led to a 17% fall in UK sales of new diesel-burning motors last year, co