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Tyres produce 1,000 times more harmful pollution than car exhausts

Tyres produce 1,000 times more harmful pollution than car exhausts

POLLUTION from car tyres could be doing more damage to people’s health than fumes produced from a car’s exhaust. A recent investigation by Emissions Analytics reveal 5.8 grams of harmful emissions are released by tyres as they wear every kilometre. Worn tyres produce more harmful emissions than exhaust fumes, a new study has revealed Getty Images -

Lewis Hamilton odds-on to win new F1 season with Mercedes all-but certain of another Constructors’ Championship

Lewis Hamilton odds-on to win new F1 season with Mercedes all-but certain of another Constructors’ Championship

LEWIS HAMILTON is the comfortable bookies’ favourite to win the 2020 Formula 1 season with Max Verstappen named as his closest rival. After coming out impressively from pre-season testing to begin their pursuit of a seventh Constructors’ title, Mercedes are tipped to carry the reigning champion all the way once again. Betfair have made Hamilton the

Bahrain Grand Prix chaos as ticket sales are axed over coronavirus epidemic

Bahrain Grand Prix chaos as ticket sales are axed over coronavirus epidemic

BAHRAIN GP bosses have suspended ticket sales for the race as the country tackles the coronavirus. The race is the second on the F1 calendar and due to go ahead on March 22 following the Australian GP curtain-raiser. The Bahrain Grand Prix have suspended ticket sales for the race due to be staged on March 22 Getty Images - Getty Organisers Bahrain

Drinking coffee or water while driving could see you hit with £5,000 fine and nine penalty points

Drinking coffee or water while driving could see you hit with £5,000 fine and nine penalty points

MILLIONS of UK drivers will sip on a coffee or bottle of water when behind the wheel. But Brits risk being hit with hefty penalties if they take their eyes off the road to have a drink when driving. Brits can be charged with careless driving for having a coffee behind the wheel While it’s not illegal to have a non-alcoholic beverage when driving, drivers

You could be fined £1,000 if your catalytic converter is stolen – as mechanics install metal cages to combat thieves

You could be fined £1,000 if your catalytic converter is stolen – as mechanics install metal cages to combat thieves

UK DRIVERS are being targeted by brazen thieves looking to cash in on valuable car parts. But Brits are now fighting back against the heartless attacks in a bid to stop them being hit with hefty fines. Mechanics are now strapping metal cages under cars to protect valuable catalytic converters Kevin Dunnett Mechanics across the country are now installing

This week’s Geneva Motor Show has been cancelled over coronavirus — so we take a look at 15 cars that were due to launch

This week’s Geneva Motor Show has been cancelled over coronavirus — so we take a look at 15 cars that were due to launch

IT’S not just a swanky car show and gallons of free coffee scuppered by coronavirus. Take it from me, the whole industry is shaking in its boots right now. Nearly all car factory supply chains lead back to China, where millions of people are confined in their own homes. Car plants have already been hit by a shortage of parts and could soon grind to