Mitsubishi pays multi-million-Euro fine for emissions ‘cheat’ device


Mitsubishi has paid a fine of €25 million, which was issued by German prosecutors over diesel engines that used 'cheat devices' to help them meet
low-traffic zone cyclist

LTNs generate £14 million in fines over 12 months


Motorists being fined millions of pounds for inadvertently entering low-traffic neighbourhoods.
Littering motorists to be caught on camera as instances rise

New cameras to catch littering motorists


Drivers could be fined up to £120 for dropping rubbish out of their cars after new camera technology is installed.

Mercedes fined £776m for over-polluting diesels


Mercedes-Benz's parent company Daimler has been handed a hefty fine for failing to ensure some of its diesel engines adhere to emissions rules.

Porsche fined £459m for dieselgate scandal


Porsche has become the latest Volkswagen Group brand to agree to pay a fine for its role in the 'dieselgate' emissions scandal.
New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines

New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines


The days of extortionate parking fines on private land could be a thing of the past after a government clampdown on rogue car park owners.
Audi agrees to pay £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal

Audi pays £700m fine for diesel emissions scandal


Audi has agreed to pay a fine of €800m (£701m) for its role in the diesel emissions scandal that was uncovered in 2015.
Drive too close to the car in front and risk £100 fine in new clampdown on tailgaters

Tailgaters risk £100 fine in new clampdown


Tailgaters will be fined £100 for driving too close to the car in front as part of a new crackdown on antisocial drivers by police.

Drivers still unaware of harsher mobile penalties


Nearly two-thirds (64%) of drivers remain unaware of the penalties associated with being caught using a handheld phone

VW fined another €1bn for dieselgate


Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' penalty continues to grow, as German prosecuters fine the firm an additional €1bn for its role in the diesel crisis.
UK has second highest fine in Europe for using phone while driving

UK has second highest fine in EU for phone use


Motorists in the UK are slapped with some of the highest fines in Europe for using a handheld mobile phone while driving, a new study has found.
Millions of German car owners may be owed compensation in BMW, Daimler, VW cartel claims

BMW, VW and Mercedes accused of cartel


Millions of motorists could be owed compensation after the EU launched an investigation into alleged collusion between BMW, Daimler and VW.
Motorway average speed camera fines

Reader Letters: Speeding fines and spare keys


"My sympathies are with David Holden, for I was caught on a motorway doing 46mph in a 40mph average-speed-check zone..."