2030 petrol and diesel car ban: 12 things you need to know


The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars has been brought forward to 2030. What does the mean for used cars and their value?
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.
Shock as Which? magazine names UK's most unreliable car

Which? magazine names UK's most unreliable car


The Volvo XC90 SUV has been named the UK’s ‘most error-prone car’ in a survey of 47,000 drivers by Which? magazine. 
VW suffers hit in ongoing dieselgate scandal

VW suffers hit in ongoing dieselgate scandal


Car making giant Volkswagen has been dealt another blow by judges in ongoing action regarding diesel emissions.
Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown

Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown


The coronavirus lockdown left a gaping £2.4bn hole in the treasury’s income from fuel duty in April and May, compared with last year.
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.
Petrol pumps should carry cigarette-style images of blackened lungs, says health experts

Petrol pumps to 'show images of blackened lungs'


Health experts have called on the government to add images of cigarette packet-style blackened lungs and flooded homes to petrol pumps.
What does the biggest daily drop in oil prices in 20 years mean for drivers?

Supermarkets cut fuel prices


Supermarkets in the UK have cut fuel prices again following a massive drop in the price of crude oil yesterday.
Councils accused of hypocrisy over diesel after 91.6% of fleets found to run on the fuel

Council fleets found to be 91.6% diesel-powered


Local authorities have been accused of hypocrisy after it was found that councils are punishing members of the public for driving diesel vehicles
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Scented candles 'more polluting' than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
Fuel pump prices surge in

Fuel pump prices surge in 'bleak' April


Motorists had to contend with a big spike in fuel prices last month, with petrol rising by nearly 6p per litre.
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Extended Test: Skoda Kodiaq Sportline 2.0 TDI 4x4


Skoda has been around since 1895 but truth be told most drivers, at least those in Britain, have only started to take notice of the Czech car