Supermarkets confirm petrol price cuts as wholesale fuel values fall


With wholesale petrol values continuing to fall, four supermarkets in quick succession have said they'll be reducing pump prices by 2p per litre.
New higher grade biofuel risks damaging hundreds of thousands of cars

New biofuel could damage 1000s of cars


Over 600,000 cars in the UK could be incompatible with E10 biofuel by 2020, according to research by The RAC Foundation.

Video: Irate customer sets petrol station on fire


A livid petrol station customer sought revenge for what he perceived as poor service, by setting the forecourt on fire.
Volvo set to ditch diesel for next-generation XC90 luxury SUV

Next Volvo XC90 to ditch diesel


Volvo's diesel purge continues, with the Swedish car maker saying the next-generation XC90 will only come with petrol, hybrid or electric power.

Uber will pay drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.
Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?

Electric cars could be cheaper to run than petrol.


Electric cars could be over four times more affordable to run than petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, a new study suggests.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.
Petrol and diesel-powered cars could still be sold after 2040

Petrol and diesel cars might not be banned in 2040


A government minister has suggested petrol and diesel cars might not be totally banned by 2040, if the engines can be made efficient enough.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Environmental study recommends fuel duty rises


The UK Government should increase future fuel duty rates "at least in line with inflation", a new study recommends.
Leaded petrol reduces intelligence decades later

UK motorists hit by "hellish" fuel price rise


Running costs for UK motorists increased even further last month, with May 2018 seeing the steepest rise in fuel prices for nearly two decades.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
SUV buying guide: hybrid Lexus NX300h vs petrol Volvo XC40 T5 vs diesel BMW X1 25d

SUV Triple Test: Hybrid vs petrol vs diesel


Drivers have fallen under the spell of the SUV. They are the Amazon and Netflix of our times, offering motorists everything they want...
Cars without 50-mile electric range could be banned from 2040

Cars from 2040 to have 50-mile electric range


The government is said to be considering a ban of any petrol or diesel-powered hybrid car that is unable to travel 50 miles on battery power.