What is AdBlue, how much is it and why do diesel cars use it?


Governments and the car industry work toward increasingly stringent emissions regulations.
Is your car exempt from London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone charges?

Is your car exempt from London's ULEZ?


In April 2019, London became the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car exempt?
Car Clinic: Can additives reduce the pollution from a diesel car?

Air pollution contributed to schoolgirl death


A coroner has ruled that air pollution made a "material contribution" to the 2013 death of nine-year old Ella Kissi-Debrah, in a landmark ruling.
Air pollution now higher than pre-covid levels

Air pollution levels now higher than pre-Covid


A new report has found that air pollution now exceeds pre-pandemic levels in many UK cities, after levels dropped 38% during the first lockdown.
2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars: meeting deadline will be

Meeting 2030 ban is "enormous" task, says industry


The car industry has reacted to the news that the ban on new petrol and diesel cars will be moved forward by five years to 2030.
New motorway speed limits have halved pollution in some areas of Wales

New speed limit halves Welsh motorway pollution


Lower speed limits introduced on high-pollution stretches of Welsh motorways have been successful in halving levels of harmful emissions.
Study predicts UK electric car shortage for 2021

Study predicts UK electric car shortage for 2021


New research suggests the UK may face an electric vehicle shortage in 2021 due to car makers favouring production for markets in mainland Europe.
VW suffers hit in ongoing dieselgate scandal

VW suffers hit in ongoing dieselgate scandal


Car making giant Volkswagen has been dealt another blow by judges in ongoing action regarding diesel emissions.
BMW eDrive Zones introduces in London and Birmingham, using geo-fencing technology for plug-in hybrid cars

BMW eDrive Zones switch hybrids to EV mode


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
Mercedes faces court action over

Mercedes faces court action over 'defeat devices'


Lawyers have announced 500,000 Mercedes drivers may be eligible for compensation as the company faces court action over the "dieselgate" scandal.
The new Fiat 500 has gained all of the gadgets and lost none of the character

The new Fiat 500 plays a melody to pedestrians


The new Fiat 500 is pure-electric but still aims to be a fashion icon, with a pebble key fob and designer editions. It also plays a melody.
Electric cars now make up 3.2% of new purchases

Electric cars make up 3.2% of new car sales


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that the sales of EV's went up 243% last month.
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps


The Department for Transport has announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles, as part of a push to meet CO2...