Plug-in hybrid car grant scrapped from today due to spike in demand


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.
Keep annual MOT test — but not for the reasons you think, says road safety expert

Opinion: Keep MOT — but not for reasons you think


A report from an independent think tank concluded that the MOT test is “outdated” and should be scrapped. We asked an expert what he thought.

Tougher Congestion Charge limits proposed by TfL.


Transport for London has proposed a new range of Congestion Charge alterations, with the aim of substantially improving air quality in the city.
Volvo set to ditch diesel for next-generation XC90 luxury SUV

Next Volvo XC90 to ditch diesel


Volvo's diesel purge continues, with the Swedish car maker saying the next-generation XC90 will only come with petrol, hybrid or electric power.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.