Soaring fuel prices prompt drivers to park their cars

Soaring fuel prices prompt drivers to park car


Motorists are cutting back on car journeys after fuel prices hit their highest level in more than two years, new research has found.
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Reader letters: the height of SUVs, cycle superhighways...


Reader letters from the Sunday Times Driving pages, published on February 29.
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Letters of the week, January 17


This week: motoring resolutions, brake lights, fog lights, petrol prices and keyless ignitions
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Magic per gallon: the exciting cars you can afford...


With prices at the pumps tumbling, car buyers can afford once again to go for excitement over fuel economy.
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What the political parties have in store for motorists...


Voting blocs don’t come much bigger than drivers. There are 35m motorists in Britain, and they contribute £58bn to the Treasury each year in taxes
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News: Osborne budgets for drivers with fleet of motoring...


Is there an election coming up? Motorists, so often treated as cash cows by the chancellor, were treated to almost nothing but good news when George...
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Are fuel companies trying to shore up their profits...


Q. Fuel costs may have gone down but so has the efficiency of my Hyundai Santa Fe V6. I used to expect to get about 500 miles out of a tank of petrol;...
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Forget fuel economy: The winning and losing cars at...


As pump prices plummet, buyers can once more afford to put driving pleasure before the sensible stuff. Driving picks our winners and losers in the...
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Driving news review: The big motoring headlines of...


This year we have seen hybrid hypercars rewrite the performance rulebooks, pure-electric vehicles finally move from obscurity to desirability and...
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Fuel prices: How cheap is your local garage?


Nominate your local garage and its price for a litre of unleaded. The cheapest will win our prestigious Golden Pump award later in the week