Car crook ordered to pay £1.3m+ for handling cars stolen in keyless thefts


A convicted criminal from Croydon has been ordered to pay a seven-figure fine for his role in a number of keyless car thefts.

Uber to appeal London ban


Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will appeal Transport for London's (TfL) decision not to grant it a new licence to operate, putting 45,000 of
Kia XCeed combines hatchback with SUV for fabulous family day out

Kia XCeed takes on a family day out (sponsored)


Seeing the sights can bring obstacles: jams, lack of parking and tourists, but Kia's new crossover
Cabbies hail new electric taxi but call on government to help drivers switch from diesel

Government must help cabbies switch from diesel


The body representing licensed cabbies has welcomed the new Dynamo electric taxi but says government must act to help diesel drivers switch.
Magic Dynamo? First pure-electric black cab for 120 years launched in London

Pure-electric black cab launched in London


A new pure-electric black cab has been launched in London, bringing officially-licenced zero-emission ‘Hackney Carriages’ to the capital.

Autonomous taxis make driverless debut in London


Self-driving taxis have hit the streets of London for the first time during a week-long trial in the capital.

Video: Driver jailed after ploughing into clubbers


The driver of a Volkswagen Golf hire car has been jailed for 16 years, after pleading guilty to deliberately running over five pedestrians.
London ULEZ roll-out sees polluting car numbers fall by a quarter

Polluting car numbers in London fall by 25%


The first report since the introduction of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) shows a 13.9% increase in the number of compliant vehicles en
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Scented candles 'more polluting' than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
Reader Letters: Diesel pollution, car theft and Honda praise

Millions of children affected by ‘dangerous’ air


The Times has called for a new Clean Air Act after an investigation revealed air pollution around 6,500 schools exceeds recommended levels.
20mph speed limit to be enforced in London's Congestion Charge Zone by 2020

London introduces ULEZ £12.50 emissions charge


LONDON has introduced a new £12.50 daily charge for the most polluting vehicles in its latest initiative to improve air quality in the capital ci
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

Taxi drivers fight London congestion charge plans


London's private hire taxi drivers, including those who drive Uber cabs, are launching legal action against the Mayor on the grounds of racial...
Is your car exempt from London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone charges?

Is your car exempt from London's ULEZ?


In April, London will become the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car affected?