The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) has updated the environmental label for new cars to highlight which models will be hit by diesel tax supplement rises this month.
The DfT says safety remains paramount, which is why it is supporting the industry with “full and proper trials and safe testing environments”.
Safety campaigners are urging the Government to reconsider the drink drive limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond made the commitment in last November’s budget. But, MPs have questioned the Government’s commitment.
A further £100 million is being given to councils to help repair potholes following recent bad weather and to protect local roads from future severe weather.
Changes in England, Scotland and Wales, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt.
The Government has outlined plans to help people to walk and cycle more, as it hopes to persuade drivers to leave their cars at home for shorter journeys.
The Government has commissioned a detailed review of driving laws to enable autonomous cars to be developed and tested in the UK.
Government awards £30 million in funding to vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trials involving 21 projects.
RAC Business survey highlights almost 40% of firms expect drivers to take calls on the road.
The Government must take stronger action to improve air quality in areas not compelled to introduce clean air zones (CAZs) or submit local action plans.
Lane rental schemes, where utility companies are charged up to £2,500 a day for digging up the busiest roads at peak times, could be adopted by councils nationwide
£30m funding for new vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies aims to help EVs deliver electricity back to the smart grid, to light homes and power businesses.
Time is running out for the Government to convince the European Commission it has done enough to improve air quality in the UK.
Theresa May said she will ask the DfT to look into the issue of graduated driver licensing in response to a question from Jenny Chapman MP at PMQs
The Government has launched a new consultation document outlining its plans to clamp down on car makers that fit emissions ‘cheat’ devices.
The Government has launched a consultation on proposals to allow drivers to report accidents online, rather than in person at a police station.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has decided to maintain the first MoT at three years, rather than four years, due to safety concerns.
The sale of all new, conventionally powered cars and vans should end by 2035, a Committee on Climate Change report suggests.
Ministers write to local councils urging them to take up electric car charge-point funding.
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