Green number plates for electric cars to be introduced in UK from this autumn


Green number plates for electric cars will be introduced to the UK as early as this autumn, the government has announced.
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.
Smart motorways might finally be getting smart

Government tackles smart motorways after criticism


After years of public criticism, the government is making changes to smart motorways.
Transport Secretary cracks down on pavement parking

Government cracks down on pavement parking


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced there could soon be new restrictions on pavement parking in order to make travel safer for pedestr
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps


The Department for Transport has announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles, as part of a push to meet CO2...
Petrol and diesel car ban could be brought forward to 2032

Petrol and diesel ban could now be banned by 2032


The UK government's plans to ban all sales of new petrol and diesel cars could come into force even earlier than anticipated.

Petrol & diesel cars could be banned in UK by 2035


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested the government could soon accelerate plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars in the UK.

Electric car grant to be scrapped


Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirms the electric car grant "will go eventually" — but hasn't said when the government will pull the plug.