MOT emissions failure rate doubles under new tougher test

Nearly 750,000 cars have failed their tests since May 20th 2018 compared to 350,472 during the same period last year

The Muswell Hill Moment: 2040 petrol and diesel ban

What do the public think?

New EU fuel labelling informs drivers on environmental impact

They will include information on the maximum biofuel content in the fuels

Israel to ban petrol and diesel car sales after 2030

The government plans to replace them with electric cars and gas-powered trucks

UK fuel duty to be frozen for ninth year in a row

The tax is paid on most fuels and currently stands at 57.95p per litre of petrol, diesel, biodiesel and bioethanol

UK mulls introducing ‘greener’ petrol at forecourts

The government is seeking views on whether and how it should introduce the E10 fuel, which contains more bioethanol than traditional petrol

BP scraps proposed plans for $1.3bn petrol station takeover

The energy giant planned to buy 533 Woolworths sites in Australia

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

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

EU ‘makes no improvements’ on emissions from new cars

For 17 member states, the average CO2 emissions were higher than in 2016

Shell opens new UK hydrogen refuelling station

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles can travel up to 700 kilometres on a single tank and can be refuelled within a few minutes