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A history of car industry cock-ups and cover-ups


The car industry is no stranger to scandal, but periodically one erupts that rises above the usual level of corporate misdemeanour
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Volkswagen emissions scandal: guess who'll pick up...


Drivers face paying hundreds of pounds extra for new cars as the costs of tough environmental controls ushered in after the VW emissions
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Volkswagen faked diesel emissions tests: UK probe to...


Martin Winterkorn, chief executive of the Volkswagen Group, has resigned. UK to investigate British VW's emissions.
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Volkswagen boss apologises as British drivers remain...


Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn has been forced to issue a public apology in the wake of accusations

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It used to be so simple. When buying a car you’d select the body style you wanted, along with the colour and spec. Of course there was also the...
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Driving Green: Why have "green" cars been developed?


Burning fossil fuels releases all sorts of pollutants and carbon dioxide (or CO2) into the atmosphere. The former is being blamed for...
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Driving Green: What does Euro 6 mean when it comes...


Internal combustion engines emit a whole array of gases and until 1992, when the Euro 1 emissions standards were introduced...
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What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect...


What are the rules on LPG-powered vehicles with respect to ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs)? I drive a 5.7-litre V8 Jeep Grand Cherokee converted...
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News: Diesel levies may force up cost of new vehicles


A backlash against diesel cars could add hundreds of pounds to the price of new vehicles, industry figures warned
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Why does the Jaguar I want to buy not meet Euro 6 standards...


Q. I thought all new diesel cars had to have emissions low enough to meet the Euro 6 standard, but a Jaguar I was thinking of buying does not. Why...
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25 best eco-cars for every occasion


Every driver knows it doesn’t take long for the showroom shine of a new car to fall victim to pigeons, and for the bills to start rolling in.
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Car clinic: Should my Y-reg Corsa be taxed on emissions...


On what age of car does emissions-based taxation apply?