Police cars? Seriously?

Car manufacturers love selling their cars to the Police just for the great PR alone.  The Police test all cars rigorously and then buy them in bulk. So, whatever type they decide to run with must be a winner.  Serving as colourful, mobile billboards, the cars the Police select almost scream out: reliability, performance and […]

Diesel particulate filters: why it’s illegal to use a car that’s had its DPF removed

Diesel particulate filters: why it's illegal to use a car that's had a DPF removed

Sophisticated filters that prevent harmful emissions from diesel engines entering the atmosphere are being removed by thousands of drivers. Despite it being against the law for a car to be driven without its diesel particular filter (DPF) in place, an investigation by BBC 5 Live revealed that nearly 2000 drivers had been caught doing just […]