Scented candles ‘more polluting’ than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
Diesel tax anger as new models beat petrol in NOx pollution tests

Teachers call for cars to be banned outside school


A survey of teachers has found that nearly two thirds back a ban on cars in the immediate area, in order to improve air quality.
Jeremy Clarkson on twitter: 'People of China, pick your f***ing litter up'

Jeremy Clarkson: 'Pick your f***ing litter up'


An exasperated Jeremy Clarkson has pleaded with tourists to pick up their rubbish after spending 30 minutes retrieving plastic waste from a beach
Airbubbl in-car air purifier review by Will Dron for Driving.co.uk at The Sunday Times

Reviewed: Airbubbl, a new in-car air purifier


A new air purifier for cars could help protect drivers and passengers from the effects of polluted air. We get hands-on with the Airbubbl.
All new cars sold in UK should be electric by 2032, not 2040, say MPs

MPs: All new cars should be electric by 2032


All new cars and vans should be genuinely zero emission by 2032, according to a new report from a group of cross-party MPs.
Rapid switch to electric vehicles will lead to job losses, warns EU car industry

Rapid switch to EVs will put car industry at risk


Tougher CO2 targets to ensure a rapid shift to electric vehicles could put the European automotive sector at risk, says its trade body.
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
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.
Oxford-calls-for-cable-car-to-tackle-traffic

Oxford calls for cable car to tackle traffic


It is known for its dreaming spires but Oxford may be about to get a new addition to its famous skyline.
Drive diesel or petrol car and get £130 fine at peaks hours in Hackney and Islington

Diesel, petrol cars attract fines in north London


Petrol and diesel cars face being banned from parts of two London boroughs under Britain’s toughest action against polluting vehicles.
VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests on monkeys

VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests


Volkswagen suspended its chief lobbyist after he admitted failing to halt experiments that exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust gases — the latest...
Airbubbl system removes toxic air from inside car

Airbubbl system removes toxic air from inside car


Technology that sucks toxic gas out of cars will be introduced early next year after fears that drivers and passengers are being exposed to dange