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News: Visit to petrol station costs driver £14,600


He only intended to spend £80 refilling its tank but a man who borrowed his friend’s Porsche and put the wrong fuel in it, was left facing a repair...
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Car Clinic: Appealing a bus-lane fine, reducing diesel...


Sunday Times driving.co.uk experts answer readers' motoring questions in the regular Car Clinic advice feature
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News: Car makers try to stall tougher real-world emissions...


Car makers are pushing back on new “real-world” emissions tests that would more accurately measure vehicle pollution, reports The Times.
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News: Shrunken engine gives Mondeo Man new might


The new Ford Mondeo, due to go on sale at the end of this year, will have the world’s most advanced engine.
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News: Drivers flout law on killer diesel


Thousands of diesel cars and vans are being driven illegally after having factory-fitted exhaust filters removed, adding to the pollution that scientists...
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News: British car maker Trident launches 68mpg diesel...


A diesel car that can do over 190mph, sprint from 0-62mph in less than 4 seconds and cover 2,000 miles between fill-ups has been launched by an independent...
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Should I buy a diesel or petrol car?


Diesels are increasingly popular - but are they really cheaper?
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My friend has received a letter from the police stating that his car’s details were left on the windscreen of a damaged vehicle by a witness.