Basildon Council enforces 50mph speed limit to help cut emissions


Basildon Council is seeking to restrict a five-mile stretch of the A127 to 50mph, to help bring local air quality levels to within legal limits.
Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars over 'excessive' emissions levels

Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars over CO2


Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 44,000 cars in the UK, after 10 models were found to produce higher-than-certified amounts of CO2.

What is the WLTP fuel economy and emissions test?


There was plenty of disruption in 2018 when the WLTP rules for new cars came into effect. But what are they and what does it mean for car buyers?
Is your car exempt from London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone charges?

Is your car exempt from London's ULEZ?


In April, London will become the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car affected?

Volkswagen will launch last petrol car in 2026


Volkswagen's chief strategist has confirmed the German car maker will launch its last petrol and diesel-powered cars within the next eight years.

Plug-in hybrid subsidy scrapped from today


The government has scrapped the plug-in hybrid car grant early, after a demand spike saw the subsidised sales cap hit in just eight days.
Zipcar boss says ‘petty arguments’ by councils are delaying electric car infrastructure

Zipcar: ‘Petty' arguments delaying charging points


The boss of Zipcar believes “petty" arguments within London authorities are delaying vital electric vehicle infrastructure.
Hyundai NEXO filters claimed to clean up air pollution

Hyundai NEXO hydrogen car 'cleans' air


Hyundai is preparing to launch a new hydrogen fuel cell car that not only emits nothing but water from the tailpipe, but also "cleans" the air as
All new cars sold in UK should be electric by 2032, not 2040, say MPs

MPs: All new cars should be electric by 2032


All new cars and vans should be genuinely zero emission by 2032, according to a new report from a group of cross-party MPs.
2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid review

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid review


WE'RE USED to “everything” politicians who promise all things to everyone. Now get ready for everything cars that offer a whole range of...
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.
Nottingham City Council becomes latest to propose car engine idling fine

Nottingham proposes engine-idling fine


The City Council in Nottingham could become the latest to introduce a penalty for drivers who leave their car engines running.

Car makers suspected of cheating emissions tests


Car makers are being suspected of finding loopholes in emissions tests, by making their vehicles appear to emit more CO2 than they actually do.