Supermarkets confirm petrol price cuts as wholesale fuel values fall


With wholesale petrol values continuing to fall, four supermarkets in quick succession have said they'll be reducing pump prices by 2p 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
Volvo set to ditch diesel for next-generation XC90 luxury SUV

Next Volvo XC90 to ditch diesel


Volvo's diesel purge continues, with the Swedish car maker saying the next-generation XC90 will only come with petrol, hybrid or electric power.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.

Uber will pay 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.
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Petrol stations overcharged drivers £500m


UK motorists are being overcharged at filling stations by at least £2.50 per tank, a report has revealed.
Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?

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.
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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.
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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.