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Car exposed for poor motorway NOx emissions

Car exposed for poor motorway NOx emissions

European environmental organisation Green NCAP has discovered that the Skoda Octavia has ‘poor’ NOx emissions for motorway driving. Green NCAP tests go beyond the requirements of the official standard.

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Family cars tested: Should you get a petrol, diesel or hybrid?

Family cars tested: Should you get a petrol, diesel or hybrid?

Many family cars can now be bought as either a petrol, diesel or hybrid model, and some car manufacturers have even ditched diesel from their ranges altogether. So which is...

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Why are UK car sales plummeting?

Why are UK car sales plummeting?

UK new car sales have nosedived. Even sales for September – the most crucial month of the year as new numberplates come in – were down a staggering 20.5% versus...

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SUV and electric cars reviewed: which really are the cleanest to drive?

SUV and electric cars reviewed: which really are the cleanest to drive?

Class heavyweights the all-electric Nissan Leaf, mild hybrid Audi Q8, and the BMW X2 and Volvo XC40 compact crossovers fight it out at our expert test lab this month –...

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New fuel standard to be introduced may be incompatible with some of Britain’s most popular cars

New fuel standard to be introduced may be incompatible with some of Britain’s most popular cars

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on its proposal for the UK’s larger forecourts to begin selling E10 petrol, a cleaner fuel, in order to meet climate...

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Higher energy bills loom without action on climate policy

Higher energy bills loom without action on climate policy

Consumers could pay more for energy unless urgent action is taken to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets, the Committee on Climate Change says.

UK car sales fall for the first time in six years

UK car sales fall for the first time in six years

Car sales have dropped for the first time in six years. Why are sales dropping, is now a good time buy a new car and should that car be a diesel?

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Election 2017: what do the manifestos mean for motorists?

Election 2017: what do the manifestos mean for motorists?

The election is just over a week away and all the major parties have delivered their manifestos. With emissions and air-pollution at the forefront of people's minds how does each party hope to combat these issues and how will it affect UK drivers?

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