The latest RAC Report on Motoring shows that 49% of drivers commuted five days a week before the pandemic but just 32% expect to in the future.
In addition, three-in-10 drivers (30%) now expect to commute between one and four days a week with the average number of commuting days in future standing at three per week, down from four before Covid-19 hit.
Petrol prices have hit 142.94p a litre, their highest level to in nine years, said the RAC.
It is now £15 more expensive to fill up an average family car than a year earlier.
Ferries avoiding Welsh ports have been established between Ireland and mainland Europe because of Brexit, Ireland’s foreign affairs minister has said.
Simon Coveney said there were 44 direct routes between Ireland and the EU compared to under a dozen before Brexit due to administration costs and delays at frontiers because Southern Ireland is a part of the EU.
The controversial Ultra Low Emissions Zone has been extended today.
It now covers all roads within the North and South Circular roads and vehicles have to pay £12.50 a day to use them.
The share of electrically-chargeable cars further expanded in the EU at the expense of petrol and diesel vehicles over the last few months.
Both battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids nearly doubled their share during the last three-month period – accounting for 9.8% and 9.1%, respectively, of the market and the Tesla Model 3 has become the first ev to head the sales of all models.
Business leaders and sustainable transport campaigners have come together in urging the Chancellor to provide more financial support and incentives to support the zero emission van market.
In line with the recommendations from the BVRLA’s Van Plan, the letter to Rishi Sunak MP outlines the need to introduce targeted plans and funding that will support the uptake of electric vans across the 3.4 million people in the UK that require a van for their job.
Six cars have been owned on average by families they told OnePoll – with nearly four in 10 admitting they’re due an upgrade.
Parking sensors, a built in sat nav and a reverse camera were the top things the ideal car would include along with good heating, low emissions and a DAB radio and of those attracted to a non plug-in hybrid vehicle, saving money on fuel, being environmentally friendly and no need to recharge were the main benefits they told pollsters working on the launch of the new Honda HR-V e:HEV.