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Hypermiling Tesla Model 3 breaks record with 606 miles on a single charge

In an epic showcase of Tesla’s Model 3, a hypermiling duo from the states managed an incredible 606 miles from a single charge. The record-breaking feat saw the Model 3 embark on a 32-hour hypermiling marathon around a closed 1-mile

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Skoda offering a £118k armoured Superb

The unsuspecting Skoda Superb is a model often overlooked. Its “bland” looks and mightly proportions are mostly ignored in the favour of our personal favourite the epic Octavia VRS (yes, I’m biased!). It might look like something from the taxi

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Chasing the future: manufacturing innovation in car industry

The constant interest in exploring the potential safety benefits of the new vehicle technologies affects each one of us on a multitude of levels. As technology becomes increasingly integral to our daily lives, security of our possessions takes on an

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Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum meet with UK Transport Select Committee highling issues following “dieselgate fix”

Representatives from the Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum met with the UK Transport Select Committee (TSC) yesterday to highlight the issues VW Group car owners face in light of the so called dieselgate fix. The TSC was handed a dossier containing details of

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Did you know you can get free MOT reminders from the .GOV website?!

Whist we were looking for information regarding the new MOT DPF rules coming in May 2018 we happened to stumble on this little gem on the .GOV website. Simply enter your registration number, your email address or mobile number (here)

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UK government gets tough on DPF tampering – Updated MOT test coming 20th May 2018

The UK MOT (Ministry of Transport) test will finally get tough on DPF cheats with a new rules coming into force to ensure diesel particulate filters have not been tampered with. The new test will require MOT testers to check

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UK University developments “ACCT” diesel saving emissions controls

A UK university has developed an emissions control system which could all but eliminate harmful diesel emissions.  The “ACCT” system being developed by researchers at the Loughborough University dramatically lowers NOx output, improves engine and fuel efficiency and helps reduce CO2 and

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