Mercedes-Benz will drop petrol and diesel power for good by 2039


Mercedes-Benz has committed to removing petrol and diesel engines from its entire passenger car range within the next 20 years.
Scented candles

Scented candles "more polluting" than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
Volvo used electric excavator to dig Chelsea Flower Show garden

Volvo puts electric digger to work at Chelsea


Volvo's ECR25 electric excavator has been set to work ahead of this week's prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.
20mph speed limit to be enforced in London's Congestion Charge Zone by 2020

London introduces ULEZ £12.50 emissions charge


LONDON has introduced a new £12.50 daily charge for the most polluting vehicles in its latest initiative to improve air quality in the capital ci

BMW, VW, Mercedes accused of emissions collusion


Three German car making giants worked together to hinder the introduction of emissions-reducing technology, a European Commission report alleges.

Basildon cuts speed to improve air quality


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