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Petrol and diesel car sales ban could come in 2032

Petrol and diesel car sales ban could come in 2032

7 days ago   |   Autocar   |   6 articles

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC that the ban on sale of non-zero emissions cars could be brought forward again from 2035 date The proposal to ban the sale of all...
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Driving the shift to electric vehicles

Driving the shift to electric vehicles

7 days ago   |   TechRadar

In 2017, the UK Government announced its commitment to ban the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 with an objective to achieve zero vehicle emissions. The Times...
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The UK's top 10 bestselling cars of 2020 so far

The UK's top 10 bestselling cars of 2020 so far

12 days ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

THE CAR industry has been under intense pressure in recent years to clean up its act, with increasingly tough measures against exhaust emissions - particularly the nitrogen...
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Why does the British government want to ban hybrid cars?

Why does the British government want to ban hybrid cars?

14 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

The addition of hybrids to the UK Government's proposed ban on cars might have taken some people by surprise. Aren't hybrid cars a good thing? Boris Johnson's announcement that...
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UK new car market down 7.3% in January, diesel at 20-year low

UK new car market down 7.3% in January, diesel at 20-year low

14 days ago   |   Autocar

SMMT blames low consumer demand and diesel confusion for substantial year-on-year decline Britain's new car market tumbled by 7.3% year-on-year in January, figures published by...
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Updated: non-zero-emissions cars to be banned in UK by 2035

Updated: non-zero-emissions cars to be banned in UK by 2035

15 days ago   |   Autocar

Plan to ban sale of petrol and diesel vehicles - including all hybrids - by 2035 is branded "extremely concerning" by leading industry body An accelerated plan to ban the sale...
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Car production in the UK plummets to near 10-year low

Car production in the UK plummets to near 10-year low

19 days ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

THE NUMBER of cars rolling off production lines in the UK has continued to decline, falling to its lowest level for almost a decade. Data published by the Society of Motor...
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UK car production output lowest since 2010

UK car production output lowest since 2010

21 days ago   |   Autocar   |   3 articles

Latest SMMT figures show that output in 2019 dropped for the third year running Car production in the UK dropped for the third straight year in 2019 to fall to the lowest...
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Grey is Britain's most popular new car colour for 2019

Grey is Britain's most popular new car colour for 2019

1 month ago   |   Daily Mail

Motorists chose grey for almost a quarter of new cars last year, according to the SMMT - outselling black by more than 50,000 vehicles.
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Grey rules the roost as UK's favourite car colour in 2019

Grey rules the roost as UK's favourite car colour in 2019

1 month ago   |   Autocar

SMMT figures show the hue keeps its number one spot from 2018, adorning more than one in five new cars The UK's favourite car colour is grey for the second year running...
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