31 March 2004

The London Police have invested £8 million driving dirty cars off our roads in the last nine months. This week, Autocar's investigation reveals how seriously the government is taking the problem of our worst-polluting cars, and the reality facing drivers increasingly likely to be pulled over, have their cars tested, and who face the possibility of a fine.

'Up to 15,000 cars have already been tested,' writes deputy news editor Paul Barker, 'and the failure rate is around three per cent, which equates to more than 450 polluting cars already plucked off the road.'

Read the full investigation in this week's Autocar

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