President Biden aims for electric vehicles to make up half of new car sales in US 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.
Electric cars now make up 3.2% of new purchases

Electric cars make up 3.2% of new car sales


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that the sales of EV's went up 243% last month.
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?
Tesla and other EV stocks could rise as Joe Biden begins presidency

Electric car makers could boom under Biden


Within hours of being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Thursday, Joe Biden began making his mark on American auto.
Mackinac Island horse-drawn carriage

Why are cars banned from Mackinac Island?


US vice president Mike Pence brought a cavalcade to Mackinac Island over the weekend — even though cars have been banned there since 1898.