BMW eDrive Zones automatically switch hybrid cars to electric mode in cities


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
Boris Johnson in crash outside parliament

Boris Johnson in crash outside parliament


A Range Rover belonging Boris Johnson's security detail crashed into the back of the PM's Jaguar after a protester jumped into the road.
Quarter of men admit they are more likely to speed on lockdown roads

One in seven risk non-essential journey


A new study has revealed that 14% of people have risked making a non-essential journey since the coronavirus lockdown was enforced.
Milan introduces scheme to reduce traffic after lockdown

Milan's scheme to reduce post-lockdown traffic


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team as driving behaviour worsens

Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team


London's Metropolitan Police have launched a new team intended to stop the city’s most dangerous drivers.
Are private cars in London on borrowed time?

Transport Commissioner wants to ban all private ca


Mike Brown, the head of Transport for London (TfL), has said that there is no need for private cars in the centre of London.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.

Keyless car thief ordered to pay £1.3m+ fine


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.