Can I go for a drive during the Coronavirus lockdown? (updated)


As pubs and shops in England begin to open their doors, motorists across the UK are beginning to wonder what the rules are for driving.
All the cars still eligible for the government's plug-in grant

These are the electric cars eligible for UK grant


Last week, the government announced that it would be reducing the scope of its plug-in car grant (PiCG).
Smart motorway safety tech only installed on 37 miles of network

Safety tech only on 37 miles of smart motorway


A system designed to make smart motorways safer has only been installed on 37 miles of the network since it was announced in March 2020.
What to do if your car is due an MOT during the coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Can I still get my car MOT'd?


Travel is now only permitted in certain circumstances due to the lockdown, but some people will be due to get an MOT over the next few weeks.
Nissan and Toyota to demand tariff compensation in event of no-deal Brexit

Nissan and Toyota may demand Brexit compensation


Japanese car makers Nissan and Toyota may demand recompense from the UK government if they are adversely financially affected by Brexit tariffs.

Young drivers may face tough new restrictions


The Transport Committee has launched a consultation into restricting rules for new drivers that could restrict night driving and alcohol intake.
Car industry warns of £101bn no-deal Brexit bill

Car industry warns of £101bn no-deal Brexit bill


Car makers from across Europe have warned today that the “catastrophic” cost of Britain leaving the EU without a deal could be as much as €110bn.
Government to announce seven new smart motorways

Government to announce seven new smart motorways


Seven more controversial smart motorways will be announced today as the government reveals a specialist unit to accelerate road upgrades.
UK government takes another step towards legalising autonomous driving

Government launches lane-keeping call for evidence


The government has published a call for evidence on lane-keeping technology, a step forward in the UK’s legal acceptance of autonomous driving.
Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped

Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped


The government has caused outcry after announcing that hospital workers will no longer receive free parking at work.
Government invests in road network and charging infrastructure

Government announces billions for road network


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced investment in Britain’s road network worth billions.
Coronavirus: car dealerships open for click-and-collect

Car dealerships open for click-and-collect


NEW GOVERNMENT advice will allow car dealerships in England to open for click-and-collect sales, although showrooms won't open until June.
Pothole-related breakdowns increase due to winter storms

Spike in pothole-related breakdowns


Storms at the beginning of the year have contributed to an increase in pothole-related breakdowns, according to new statistics.