Government ministers commit to driving only electric cars by 2030


Government ministers have pledged to lead by example to reduce car emissions, by committing to use electric cars within the next 11 years.
Petrol and diesel should be phased out by 2035

Petrol and diesel 'should be phased out by 2035'


The UK government should outlaw new petrol and diesel car sales well before its current target of 2040, say climate advisers.

Plug-in hybrid subsidy scrapped from today


The government has scrapped the plug-in hybrid car grant early, after a demand spike saw the subsidised sales cap hit in just eight days.

Plug-in hybrid grant will be scrapped next month


To help encourage the uptake of zero emissions vehicles, the Department for Transport will scrap the plug-in car grant on November 9.

"Hypocritical" ministers keep buying petrol cars


The government wants drivers and car makers to switch to electric cars but its own ministers are failing to lead by example and buy hybrid or ele
UK Government confirms ban on conventional petrol and diesel cars in 2040

2040 petrol and diesel outlined by Government


The UK Government has confirmed it will ban new conventional petrol and diesel car sales by 2040, as part of its 'Road to Zero' policy.

All new homes to come with charging points


Electric car charging points will be included in every new home, as part of a new proposal by the Department for Transport.
Cars without 50-mile electric range could be banned from 2040

Cars from 2040 to have 50-mile electric range


The government is said to be considering a ban of any petrol or diesel-powered hybrid car that is unable to travel 50 miles on battery power.