Government details plan for zero emission vehicles by 2035

The Government has announced 80% of new cars and 70% of new vans sold in Great Britain must be zero emission by 2030 as it details how many new zero emission cars manufacturers will be required to produce each year up to 2030. It says the path will support manufacturers and families in making the […]

Sunak fails to confirm 2030 petrol and diesel ban will go ahead

The Prime Minister has talked of tackling the climate crisis in a “proportionate and pragmatic” way as he refused to confirm that the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel vehicle sales will go ahead. The Daily Telegraph quotes Rishi Sunak as saying: “Of course net zero is important to me. “So yes we’re going to […]

Sunak urged to drop 2030 petrol and diesel ban

Rishi Sunak has been urged to scrap the ban on new petrol and diesel cars scheduled for 2030 after his party’s by-election win in Uxbridge last week was put down to opposition to the ULEZ expansion. The success, in the face of two significant losses in other by-elections for the Conservatives, followed a campaign opposing […]

Shapps insists Britain will stick with 2030 ICE ban

The Energy Secretary has confirmed that the UK will stick with its intention to ban all diesel and petrol vehicle sales from 2030. As the Government announces a raft of environmental policies, Grant Shapps is quoted in the Daily Mail as saying “We have set out our path which is by 2030, the end of […]

Uniting transport and energy on this week’s Highways Voices

This week’s Highways Voices podcast features one of the leading journalists specialising in the how the transport and energy sectors are working together to deliver a cleaner future. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! Alec Peachey, publisher of the website explains how the two sectors are […]

Fuel price campaigner calls for 2030 EV deadline to be scrapped

The head of Fair Fuel UK is calling for the 2030 all-electric deadline for new vehicles to be scrapped in order to “avoid economic disaster”. Writing in The Sun, Howard Cox calls EVs the Betamax of transport, with events over Christmas showing that the events over Christmas show the “UK is far from ready to […]


All the latest highways news direct to your inbox every week day

Subscribe now