Top 10 petrol and hybrid cars to buy instead of a diesel (updated)


Feeling guilty about driving a diesel car and not ready for pure-electric just yet? Here are 10 efficient petrol and hybrid alternatives.
Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps

E10 fuel: What is it and how will it affect you?


Last year, the Department for Transport announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles.
Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps

E10 fuel switch soon


E10 fuel will become the default type of petrol on British forecourts in just two weeks’ time.
2022 F1 car

Does F1 have an electric future?


Film asks, as we enter a new era of pure-electric motoring, what does the future hold for petrol-powered F1?
Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher pump prices

Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher prices


A green new fuel set to be introduced in September could cause drivers to pay more for their fuel, it has been warned. 
2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars: meeting deadline will be

Meeting 2030 ban is "enormous" task, says industry


The car industry has reacted to the news that the ban on new petrol and diesel cars will be moved forward by five years to 2030.
UK has reached “peak petrol”, says research

Britain has reached 'peak petrol'


New research has revealed that the UK has reached “peak petrol”, with the sales of combustion engine vehicles only set to fall.
Venezuela announces end to free fuel

Venezuelan drivers to start paying for petrol


Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro has announced an end to a system whereby it has been possible to get a tank of petrol for almost nothing.
US oil prices drop below zero for first time in history

US oil prices drop below zero for first time ever


US oil prices have plunged into the negative for the first time in history, amid fears that storage capacity may run out.
Petrol pumps should carry cigarette-style images of blackened lungs, says health experts

Petrol pumps to 'show images of blackened lungs'


Health experts have called on the government to add images of cigarette packet-style blackened lungs and flooded homes to petrol pumps.
What does the biggest daily drop in oil prices in 20 years mean for drivers?

Supermarkets cut fuel prices


Supermarkets in the UK have cut fuel prices again following a massive drop in the price of crude oil yesterday.
UK motorists hit by

2030 petrol and diesel car ban: Q&A


The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars has been brought forward to 2030. What does the mean for used cars and their value?
Fuel pump prices surge in

Fuel pump prices surge in 'bleak' April


Motorists had to contend with a big spike in fuel prices last month, with petrol rising by nearly 6p per litre.