Motoring issues and advice

Stay in touch with motoring issues and news that affects all motorists' lives

  • Ford Focus ECOnetic

    28 August 2007 by Ben Barry

    Car manufacturers will be tripping over themselves to look leaner and greener at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Today Ford throws its hat into the ring with the Focus ECOnetic. Usually when a car...

    Read more ...
  • Cameras to snoop on UK motorists

    18 July 2007 by George Barrow

    The British are already the most watched nation on Earth, with some 4.2 million CCTV cameras monitoring our every move. Now it looks as though the same cameras could be used to log journey...

    Read more ...
  • Porsche hits out on CO2

    22 June 2007 by Phil McNamara

    Porsche's next Cayenne and Panamera saloon will get petrol-electric hybrid engines, CAR Online can confirm, as the firm strives to reduce CO2 emissions. The sports car maker has gone on the attack,...

    Read more ...
  • BMW Hydrogen 7-series

    04 June 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    BMW is upping its green credentials with the delivery of a fleet of hydrogen-powered 7-series that will go on chauffeur duty throughout the UK this summer. The eight production-ready Hydrogen 7 luxo-barges are produced on the same production line as the standard 7-series in Munich and meet all current safety and crash regulations. They form part of a 100-strong fleet...

    Read more ...
  • Government CO2 cock-up

    03 June 2007 by Richard Yarrow

    Britain’s new eco-motoring scheme postponed Plans to help Britain’s drivers choose the greenest car for their budget have been thrown into chaos, CAR Online can reveal. The launch of a new Government...

    Read more ...
  • Emissions crackdown confirmed

    03 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    The European Commission today confirmed plans to force car makers to cut tailpipe emissions by 18 percent over the next five years. As exclusively predicted by CAR Online last month, the EC is...

    Read more ...