Mercedes-Benz will drop petrol and diesel power for good by 2039


Mercedes-Benz has committed to removing petrol and diesel engines from its entire passenger car range within the next 20 years.
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)

The UK's top 10 best-selling new cars in 2019


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.
Petrol and diesel should be phased out by 2035

Petrol and diesel 'should be phased out by 2035'


The UK government should outlaw new petrol and diesel car sales well before its current target of 2040, say climate advisers.
Electric cars could have cost parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024

Electric cars to cost same as petrol ones by 2024


According to analysis by the advisory firm Deloitte, pure-electric cars should have price parity with petrol and diesel cars by 2024.
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The UK's top 10 best-selling new cars in 2018


New car registrations were down 5.5% for December, with petrols and hybrids making more gains at the expense of diesel's declining popularity.

Volkswagen will launch last petrol car in 2026


Volkswagen's chief strategist has confirmed the German car maker will launch its last petrol and diesel-powered cars within the next eight years.

"Hypocritical" ministers keep buying petrol cars


The government wants drivers and car makers to switch to electric cars but its own ministers are failing to lead by example and buy hybrid or ele
Diesel demand continues to drop as new UK car sales stabilise

Diesel demand drops as new UK car sales stabilise


New car buyers are continuing to prefer petrol power over diesel, according to new sales figures released by the SMMT.
UK Government confirms ban on conventional petrol and diesel cars in 2040

2040 petrol and diesel outlined by Government


The UK Government has confirmed it will ban new conventional petrol and diesel car sales by 2040, as part of its 'Road to Zero' policy.
What car scrappage schemes are available in 2017?

What car scrappage schemes are available in 2017?


Following concerns over air pollution and the government's announcement that cars powered solely by petrol and diesel engines will be banned from