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MPs may ask drivers to give up their cars to help hit CO2 targets


UK motorists may be encouraged to stop using their cars so the UK can meet its emissions targets, cross-party MPs have suggested.

SMMT: Brexit is pushing investment away from UK


Britain's car industry body has issued another warning over ongoing Brexit uncertainty, claiming inward investment has "effectively stopped".
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Government pledges £500m to Jaguar Land Rover


Jaguar Land Rover has earned the support of the UK Government, courtesy of a substantial investment into the firm's new electric car projects.

JLR will build its electric cars in the UK


Despite the ongoing uncertainty over Brexit, Jaguar has pledged to build its future pure-electric cars at its factory near Coventry.
More than four-fifths of drivers can't stick to a 20mph speed limit

Four-fifths of drivers can't stick to 20mph limit


An overwhelming majority of British drivers struggle to stick to 20mph speed limits, according to new speed compliance figures for 2018.

Decade-old tyres could be banned from next year


Road tyres that are 10 years or older could soon be outlawed from UK roads, if proposed legislation is given the green light.

VW driver tries to inflate tyres with car charger


Newly-released CCTV footage suggests some motorists across the UK are still unaware of what an electric car charging point is.

Tesla Model 3 finally arrives in the UK


The patience of British Tesla Model 3 reservation holders has at last been rewarded, as deliveries of right-hand drive cars have now begun.
UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty


New data shows production almost halved last month, as British car makers braced themselves for the UK's original departure date from the EU.
Primary school pupils handing parking tickets to polluting parents

Pupils handing parking tickets to polluting parent


Students in Manchester are educating their parents about air pollution, by handing parking tickets to drivers who leave their car engine idling.

Honda will definitely close Swindon plant in 2021


Honda has confirmed it will shut down its Swindon plant by 2021, claiming "no viable alternatives" to the closure have been found.
“Advanced” autonomous car trials could start in the UK this year

Self-driving cars held back by potholes,poor 4G


Motorists in the UK could see self-driving cars on the road by the end of 2019, but poor 4G coverage and potholes are hampering progress.

Car industry 'enormously damaged' by Brexit


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said the UK car industry is now on "red alert", amid growing fears over a no deal Brexit.