Britain has reached ‘peak petrol’, according to study


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.
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps


The Department for Transport has announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles, as part of a push to meet CO2...
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.
Supermarkets confirm petrol price cuts as wholesale fuel values fall

Supermarkets cut petrol prices by 2p per litre


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.