Scientists fear return to pre-lockdown pollution levels


Despite a push towards walking and cycling, scientists predict that pollution in UK cities could, like in China, return to pre-lockdown levels.
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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
British lorry operators found to be cheating diesel emissions

British lorry operators found to be cheating diese


Hauliers in the UK have been caught cheating emissions regulations designed to prevent air pollution.
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Video shows Volkswagen dieselgate 'graveyard'


Astonishing new aeriel video footage show the huge scale of the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal.
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.
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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