The Fixer: British VW, Audi and Skoda owners share dieselgate concerns

The Fixer: VW owners share dieselgate concerns


Owners of VW Group cars in the UK affected by the diesel emissions scandal have contacted Driving with concerns about their cars...
Cheating VW ‘owes London £2.5m in congestion charges’

Cheating VW ‘owes London £2.5m congestion charge'


Volkswagen faces a £2.5m compensation demand from the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, for congestion charge underpayments linked to Dieselgate
Reader Letters: Electric car reviews, paint and age-based insurance hikes, and dieselgate groups

Reader Letters: EVs, insurance hikes & dieselgate


It was great to read a review of the Tesla Model S. Giles Smith mentioned the growing national charging network, but in future, in order to...
British Government says drivers should be compensated over Volkswagen dieselgate emissions scandal

Government: VW should pay out over Dieselgate


The British government has said that drivers of Volkswagens affected by the Dieselgate emissions scandal should be compensated by the German car
Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: 20mph speeders, braking bad, emissions cheats

Reader Letters: 20mph speeders and emissions cheats


Am I the only driver in Leeds who obeys the 20mph speed limit? A road near me was changed to 20mph a month ago and when I’m on it, 100% of the people...
Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions axed

Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions...


A cloud of grey-brown exhaust as a diesel car accelerates, an old car blowing blue oil smoke — sights like these are all too common on Britain’s...
South Korea claims British-built Nissan Qashqai fitted with emissions defeat devices

South Korea claims British-built Nissan Qashqai fitted...


Nissan has been thrust into the emissions cheating scandal by the South Korean government after the country claimed that the best-selling Qashqai...
Mitsubishi fuel economy rigging

First VW Dieselgate; now Mitsubishi admits rigging...


First it was Germany’s giant Volkswagen Group; now Mitsubishi, one of Japan’s biggest car makers, has admitted cheating in fuel economy tests
Penalty charge notice on car windscreen. Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: bicycle tax, diesel cars and stealthy road signs

Reader Letters: bicycle tax, diesel cars, puddle beware...


Susannah West Yates says bicycles should be “taxed and insured, and their users forced to pass a test”. As some cars are zero-rated for vehicle...
Volkswagen emissions

Reader Letters: VW fumes, a YouTube repair wheeze...


Nick Tyndall seems to be under the impression that Volkswagen has found a way of tuning the thermodynamics of the internal combustion engine...
Why is my 2014 Seat diesel's engine warning light illuminated?

Why is my 2014 Seat diesel's engine warning light illuminated?


The engine management warning light is illuminated on my 2014 Seat diesel and the stop/start system isn’t working. Could it be diesel particulate...
Letters of the week

Reader letters: from cleaner motoring to pricy parts


VW is in hot water for creating a clever piece of technology, but could it not be used beneficially?