Uber will pay its drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.

Petrol stations overcharged drivers £500m


UK motorists are being overcharged at filling stations by at least £2.50 per tank, a report has revealed.
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Electric cars could be cheaper to run than petrol.


Electric cars could be over four times more affordable to run than petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, a new study suggests.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.
Petrol and diesel-powered cars could still be sold after 2040

Petrol and diesel cars might not be banned in 2040


A government minister has suggested petrol and diesel cars might not be totally banned by 2040, if the engines can be made efficient enough.

VW fined another €1bn for dieselgate


Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' penalty continues to grow, as German prosecuters fine the firm an additional €1bn for its role in the diesel crisis.

London's ULEZ set to be 18 times larger


London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is set to undergo a considerable expansion in 2021, as part of a major push to improve air quality.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Environmental study recommends fuel duty rises


The UK Government should increase future fuel duty rates "at least in line with inflation", a new study recommends.
Leaded petrol reduces intelligence decades later

UK motorists hit by "hellish" fuel price rise


Running costs for UK motorists increased even further last month, with May 2018 seeing the steepest rise in fuel prices for nearly two decades.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
EU takes Britain to court over poor air quality 'from diesel emissions'

EU takes Britain to court over poor air quality


The UK is facing a multimillion-pound fine for breaching air quality limits after the European Commission referred it and five other nations to t
Skoda Karoq diesel 4x4 review

Skoda Karoq 2.0 TDI 4x4 review (2018-on)


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SUV buying guide: hybrid Lexus NX300h vs petrol Volvo XC40 T5 vs diesel BMW X1 25d

SUV Triple Test: Hybrid vs petrol vs diesel


Drivers have fallen under the spell of the SUV. They are the Amazon and Netflix of our times, offering motorists everything they want...