VW thought to support toughening EU emissions standards while rival car makers reel under the pressure


The Volkswagen Group is now in support of toughening vehicle emissions standards in Europe while smaller rivals struggle to comply.
New traffic lights could spell less frequent stops for motorists

Smart traffic lights signal fewer stops


New smart traffic lights could cause motorists to wait less frequently at pedestrian crossings. 
Air quality near schools that ban cars improved by a quarter

Air quality 23% better near schools that ban cars


The air quality in areas around schools where cars have been banned during peak hours has improved by nearly a quarter.

What is AdBlue and does your car need 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.