Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
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From a Lamborghini burning to the ground during a mishap at a petrol station to the dram-filled British GP, here's your Monday motoring wrap.
The UK now emits 38% less carbon dioxide than it did in 1990 and emissions have been falling every year since 2012, according to a report.
Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability in response to the controversy over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust
The chief executive of Daimler said at the Detroit auto show that his company cannot currently guarantee it can meet tougher European CO2 emissions standards taking effect in several years.
The EU gained new powers to spot-check vehicles and fine automakers under tougher rules agreed after the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.
The European Commission is pushing a plan that would reduce car-generated carbon dioxide emissions by 30% by 2030, and boost electric car use by making them cheaper and easier to charge
Slovenia announced Thursday tough new rules for new petrol and diesel cars, saying that only those with much lower emissions than now can be registered from 2030.
European motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data following two new EU car tests.
Fiat Chrysler (FCA) confirmed that it is to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to Tesla, the zero-emissions electric carmakers, to avoid getting hit by European Commission fines.
European Union carmakers may be submitting "inflated" figures for their vehicles' carbon dioxide emissions to soften future targets for reducing the greenhouse gas, European Commission documents seen by AFP show.
Nissan admitted that data on exhaust emissions and fuel economy had been deliberately "altered", dealing a blow to the Japanese car giant's efforts to recover from an inspection scandal in 2017.
A new device that reduces exhaust emissions while increasing the fuel efficiency of engines will begin commercial production this month.
Volkswagen tried to keep secret the results of a diesel emissions test on monkeys because it showed a worse health impact than expected, a news report said.
One of China's largest state-owned automakers has said it will phase out sales of all petrol vehicles by 2025, as Beijing considers taking all fuel-burning cars off the country's roads.
South Korea plans to hit Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche with a total of $63-million in fines for violating emission rules, its environment ministry said.
EU antitrust regulators have raided the offices of automaker BMW in Munich, the company said Friday, in a fresh blow to the beleaguered German car industry.
London EV Company (LEVC) premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
A growing number of police departments across the country are taking action over concerns that carbon monoxide fumes from Ford Explorer patrol vehicles are seeping inside the SUVs.
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