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Labour: ban petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2030

Sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars should be phased out by 2030 says Labour – five years ahead of the current target

1 in 4 parents admit to illegal engine idling during school run

A majority have no idea its illegal – yet the problem is set to get worse as more parents choose to drive their children to school due to COVID

How smoking affects the value of your car

Smoking in a car could cost you up to £2,000 at trade-in, warns a vehicle valuation specialist. And smoking with children in the car is illegal.

Proposed Lake District off-roader ban is dismissed by judge

Campaigners have failed in a bid to make ‘green laning’ in the Lake District illegal, but they vow to fight on.

What to do if you fill your car with the wrong fuel

Putting the wrong fuel in a car affects around 150,000 motorists every year. Here's what to do if you put diesel in a petrol car or petrol in a diesel car.

1 in 3 motorists admit lockdown driving is increasing

New figures show motorists are using their cars more, and driving further, despite lockdown restrictions remaining in place

Can car air filters protect you from coronavirus?

A new Chinese SUV is claimed to offer protection from COVID-19. But do in-car filtration systems work – and are they really necessary?

Pothole-related breakdowns up by nearly two-thirds

RAC figures show pothole-related breakdowns went up by 64 percent in the first quarter of 2020, with the organisation rescuing 3,426 motorists.

The average electric car is driven 9,500 miles a year

New research reveals electric cars average 9,435 miles a year in Great Britain, with a typical Tesla Model 3 covering an impressive 12,392 miles per annum.