Fuel duty cut makes road pricing ‘more urgent’


The introduction of pay-per-mile road pricing or toll roads has become more urgent with the government cutting fuel duty.
New higher grade biofuel risks damaging hundreds of thousands of cars

Fuel duty cut is 'drop in the ocean' for motorists


The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a 5p per litre cut to fuel duty as part of an effort to combat the spiralling cost of living.
Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say

Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say


The UK must urgently introduce pay-per-mile road pricing to make up the £35bn budget shortfall created by the switch to electric cars, MPs say.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: What’s in it for motorists?


Chancellor Rishi Sunak today unveiled his 2021 budget and there’s not a lot in it to specifically concern motorists, thankfully.
Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of diesel

Ten petrol cars to buy instead of a diesel


Feeling guilty about driving a diesel car and not ready for pure-electric just yet? Here are 10 efficient petrol and hybrid alternatives.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Rishi Sunak's fiscal plans for roads, cars and vans, including fuel duty, VED road tax, pothole repairs and electric vehicle incentives.
Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown

Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown


The coronavirus lockdown left a gaping £2.4bn hole in the treasury’s income from fuel duty in April and May, compared with last year.
Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer - Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Today's Budget was not only Rishi Sunak's first real test in his new role as Chancellor but potentially the trickiest for the Treasury in years.
M6 Toll motorway booth driver POV

Toll roads could be needed to plug EV road tax gap


A new form of road pricing will be needed if the government is serious about banning petrol and diesel cars, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
New higher grade biofuel risks damaging hundreds of thousands of cars

Chancellor suggests fuel duty rate could soon rise


Britain's fuel duty tax rate could soon be raised for the first time in nearly a decade, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has suggested.
Fuel duty will be frozen for ninth consecutive year

Fuel duty rate frozen for ninth consecutive yea


Fuel duty rates will be frozen again in the next budget, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Environmental study recommends fuel duty rises


The UK Government should increase future fuel duty rates "at least in line with inflation", a new study recommends.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.