Government considering in-car ‘alcolocks’ to curb drink-driving re-offending


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.
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Government pledges £500m to Jaguar Land Rover


Jaguar Land Rover has earned the support of the UK Government, courtesy of a substantial investment into the firm's new electric car projects.

Ministers commit to electric-only cars by 2030


Government ministers have pledged to lead by example to reduce car emissions, by committing to use electric cars within the next 11 years.
“Advanced” autonomous car trials could start in the UK this year

Self-driving cars held back by potholes,poor 4G


Motorists in the UK could see self-driving cars on the road by the end of 2019, but poor 4G coverage and potholes are hampering progress.

Take cycle training for car insurance discount


UK motorists could earn themselves a car insurance discount by taking a cycle awareness course, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.
All new cars sold in UK should be electric by 2032, not 2040, say MPs

MPs: All new cars should be electric by 2032


All new cars and vans should be genuinely zero emission by 2032, according to a new report from a group of cross-party MPs.
Petrol and diesel-powered cars could still be sold after 2040

Petrol and diesel cars might not be banned in 2040


A government minister has suggested petrol and diesel cars might not be totally banned by 2040, if the engines can be made efficient enough.
Potholes cost British drivers £1.7bn a year in repairs

Potholes cost British drivers £1.7bn a year


British drivers spend a staggering £1.7bn a year repairing damage to their vehicles caused by potholes, according to new figures.
First MOT test to remain at three years, as government responds to safety fears

First MOT to remain at three years


The first MOT for a car will not be extended from three to four years. The government says the planned change was dropped following public concer
Government to announce diesel car scrappage scheme 'within days'

Government to announce diesel scrappage scheme


A diesel car scrappage scheme will be announced "within days", according to reports, as the government scrambles to reduce air pollution.
What you need to know about government diesel scrappage and nitrogen dioxide reduction

Proposed diesel scrappage and NO2 reduction plans


The Department for Environment & Rural Affairs has published a consultation document outlining the government's proposals for reducing...
Get diesel vehicles off the road, urge doctors

Get diesel vehicles off the road, urge doctors


Hundreds of doctors and health experts have urged the government to remove diesel vehicles from the road as soon as possible because they are cau

New government incentive for electric cars


Electric car charging points will be installed at all big filling stations in Britain under government plans to increase the use of green cars.