Reader Letters: touchscreen distraction, MoT emissions, stop start, no-parking signs and small car syndrome


Richard Porter’s review of the Volvo XC40 refers to the dangers of operating a touchscreen while driving. This is as dangerous as texting...
Ministers must cut air pollution in dozens of UK cities, judge rules

Ministers must cut air pollution in cities


A High Court judge has ordered the government to take greater action to improve air quality in 33 towns and cities after ruling that its plans fo

Reader Letters: Short-changed on insurance


My Audi allroad finally died after 250,000 miles and I replaced it with a year-old biturbo version. Calling my insurance broker to switch my..."
Zebra Fuel fills up the car on your driveway while you sleep

Zebra Fuel fills up the car while you sleep


Filling up the car can be a bit of a chore for every motorist. Now a solution is at hand: fuel delivered to your front door.
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Unlimited fines for emissions test cheats


Ccarmakers that cheat emissions tests are being threatened with unlimited fines under anti-pollution rules being drawn up in Westminster.
Diesel car sales fall further in January

Diesel car sales fall further in January


Diesel’s dominance of the new car market is well and truly over. Figures for car sales in January (2018) reveal that just over a third of new reg
Lorry operators cheating emission rules

Lorry operators cheating emission rules


Lorry operators are routinely fitting HGVs with cheat devices to allow vehicles to produce high levels of pollution, a government investigation h
Diesel tax anger as new models beat petrol in NOx pollution tests

New diesel models beat petrol in pollution tests


Some new diesel cars are much less polluting than new petrol cars, according to research. Independent tests have identified 11 diesel models, in
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Used car buyers charge toward electric models


They are expensive to buy, won't travel very far before running out of power and take an age to recharge - but that isn't deterring drivers from

Thousands of diesel drivers rip out filters


Diesel drivers who try to save money by removing a pollution filter are harming the air quality in towns and cities, and campaigners say
Drivers of pre-2016 diesel cars face London toxicity charge

Pre-2015 diesel cars face extra London charge


Sadiq Khan said that his £10 toxicity charge, or T-charge, which was introduced in central London last month for cars built before 2005 ...
James Dyson electric car details and launch date

Dyson confirms electric car on sale by 2020


James Dyson has ended growing speculation after confirming that he intends to launch an electric car.