A Brussels-based transport pressure group has accused car manufacturers of cheating the system in a bid to meet emission targets and trick motorists into buying their vehicles.
Tougher sentences are to be handed down to disqualified drivers who kill while behind the wheel.
Drivers have been given four top tips by a leading manufacturer that can apparently save them at least £800 a year.
The government wants to give councils new powers to reduce the number of road signs and markings across the UK.
The Highways Agency is to be transformed into a government-owned firm in a bid to save money and ensure the management of England's "neglected" main roads is improved.
Apple is currently working on a system to prevent people from using their mobile phones behind the wheel.
The number of cars manufactured in the UK last month was 12% higher than in the corresponding period of last year, according to official figures.
Passengers in vehicles driven by drink-drivers are being urged to speak out and save lives.
Campaigners are calling for a ban on the use of CCTV and "spy cars" for parking and traffic enforcement.
Councils dished out parking fines at the rate of one every four seconds last year, it has been revealed.
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