Road transport emissions

Vehicle emission testing, standards and data and how to report smoky lorries or buses.


  1. Car fuel and CO2 emissions data

    Check fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and vehicle tax bands by make model and registration

  2. Low-emission vehicles eligible for a plug-in grant

    Check which electric (plug-in) and hybrid cars, van and motorbikes are available for a grant

  3. Drive a vehicle in the London low emission zone (LEZ)

    Find out if you'll be charged for driving your vehicle in Greater London, which is a Low Emission Zone (LEZ)

  4. Emissions testing

    Vehicle emissions testing - including the MOT test, roadside checks and Air Quality Management Areas

  5. Fuel consumption and emissions for vans

    Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data for vans and light commercial vehicles

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Reporting CO2 emissions for new cars and vans if there’s no Brexit deal
  2. Transport energy and environment statistics information
  3. Competition guidance for SBRI: tackling non-exhaust and non-road vehicle air pollution
  4. Diesel particulate filters on vehicles
  5. Catalytic converters
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News and communications

  1. New MOT standards improving our air quality
  2. Checks for lorry emission cheats start across Great Britain
  3. More than 100 lorry operators caught deliberately damaging air quality
  4. Vehicle emissions testing programme findings
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Research and statistics

  1. Energy and environment (TSGB03)
  2. Energy and environment: data tables (ENV)
  3. Vehicle Market Surveillance Unit programme results, 2017
  4. Emissions testing of gas-powered commercial vehicles
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Regulating CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans if there's no Brexit deal
  2. Road vehicles: improving air quality and safety
  3. Updating 'In service exhaust emission standards for road vehicles'
  4. Exhaust emission standards for road vehicles: revised booklet
  5. Implementation of the transport elements of the Renewable Energy Directive
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. New car carbon dioxide emissions
  2. Reduced Pollution Certificates (RPC) and Low Emissions Certificates (LEC) (F0002790)
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