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SMMT urges UK government to back new diesel technology as new car registrations fall

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 6 months, I’m sure you’re aware of the demonetisation of the once heralded diesel car. The government U-Turn on diesel cars combined with diesel emissions cheating by more than one

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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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Could the 2040 ban on petrol and diesel cars ignite an ebike revolution?

With the impending ban on diesel and petrol cars planned for 2040 could an ebike revolution be on the horizon? Could the move to electric be exactly what the industry needs? Ebike sales have been booming over the years with

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New lithium-air (Li-O2) battery technology breakthrough could end EV range anxiety

Electric vehicles have come a long way in recent years. At the forefront of the development has been the quest for lighter and more powerful batteries to help put an end to what’s commonly known as range anxiety. The boffins at

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New Flyer Excelsior & Novabus LFSE: Will These Innovative Vehicles Change The Face Of Public Transport?

Electric vehicles are looking set to be an incredibly useful tool with which to combat greenhouse gas emissions, rising fuel prices and climate change, however they suffer from an image problem that has stemmed from poor battery capacities, a perceived

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EVs to get a big boost with £43m plug-in vehicle funding

Electric car (EV) ownership is set continue its upward trend as the Government confirmed that UK will receive £43m in cash for plug- and EV vehicle funding. The funding will see a flurry of charge points installed into homes, hospitals, train stations and A-roads. Of

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Nissan Leaf doubles UK sales in 2014, continues to lead the pack

The triumphant Nissan Leaf had a bumper year in 2014 with sales doubling over 2013.  Figures released by Nissan have revealed that an impressive 4,051 Leaf’s were sold in 2014 compared to just 1,812 units in 2013. Even though the figures

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