EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

End gas boilers within 15 years says Committee on Climate Change

CCC suggests range of measures but warns UK is currently poorly prepared for climate change

European ECV sales jump by 100% in first quarter of 2020

Over the same period, demand for diesel and petrol cars plummeted by 32.6% and 32.2% respectively

BEVs see lowest drop as UK car sales suffer ‘steepest decline of recent times’

BEVs have increased their share of the car market almost 30-fold from 0.9% in April 2019 to 31.9% in April this year

‘Number of diesel cars on UK streets drops for first time since 1994’

There were 110,000 fewer diesel cars licensed in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to governmental data

Ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales brought forward to 2035

The new goal is five years earlier than previously planned and will include hybrid vehicles for the first time

Ireland proposes to ban sale of new fossil fuels cars from 2030

The government also intends to stop granting National Car Tests for petrol and diesel vehicles from 2045

Bristol Council votes to ban diesel cars from 2021

Under the plan, all privately-owned diesel vehicles will be banned from entering it every day between 7am and 3pm by March 2021

UK mayors call for ban on diesel and petrol cars by 2030

They are urging the government to bring forward the target from 2040

Volkswagen to buy back diesel vehicles if Germany imposes ban

The German Guarantee will apply to the purchase of a new or a year-old car with a diesel engine from a Volkswagen dealership from 1st April throughout 2018