Brexit minister Jacob Rees-Mogg brands 20mph speed limits ‘ridiculous’


The minister for Brexit opportunities and government efficiency, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has branded 20mph speed limits “ridiculous”.
F1 cancels Russian Grand Prix after Ukraine invasion

F1 cancels Russian Grand Prix


Formula One has cancelled the 2022 Russian Grand Prix following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the sport's organisers have confirmed.
Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say

Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say


The UK must urgently introduce pay-per-mile road pricing to make up the £35bn budget shortfall created by the switch to electric cars, MPs say.
UK motorists hit by "hellish" petrol and diesel price rise

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?
President Biden

Biden aims for 50% electric cars by 2030


President Biden has announced a plan to advance America’s take-up of more environmentally-friendly vehicles, including a zero-emissions target.
Allegra Stratton is sticking with diesel

Government eco adviser will stick with diesel car


A senior government spokeswoman on environmental affairs has said that she’s not yet ready to make the move to electric motoring.
Tax car makers that don't produce enough electric cars, say former cabinet ministers

Ex-ministers: Introduce carbon tax for car makers


Two former cabinet ministers have said that car makers should face carbon taxes if they don't manufacture enough electric vehicles.
Jeep pulls Super Bowl ad after Springsteen drink driving charge

Springsteen ad pulled after drink driving charge


Jeep has pulled its Super Bowl ad after it was revealed that its star, musician Bruce Springsteen, was charged with drink driving last November.
Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped

Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped


The government has caused outcry after announcing that hospital workers will no longer receive free parking at work.
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.
Clarkson: farmers “screwed” by Agriculture Bill

Clarkson: Farmers 'screwed' by Agriculture Bill


Jeremy Clarkson has bemoaned the administrative overload of farming in more than one of his columns. This week, he's got a grudge to bear.
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.
Trump administration being sued by 23 states over fuel standards

Trump administration sued over relaxed emissions


President Trump’s administration is being sued by nearly two dozen states over lowered standards for fuel economy in the US.