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Kia e-Niro endorsed by Robert De Niro

Reaching new EV consumers with comedy It seems actor Robert De Niro is joining the electric car movement. Auto maker Kia will debut its e-Niro crossover vehicle at the Paris Motor Show with De Niro as its ambassador. In an …

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Save £9,500 off new Renault ZOE EV

Beyond initial cost-savings As part of Renault’s scrappage programme, allowing drivers to swap old cars for new models, you could save up to £5,000 on a new car. When combining this reduction with the UK government plug-in grant of £4,500, …

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London Congestion Charge zone & Vision Zero

The London Congestion Charge, introduced 15 years ago in 2003, is necessary for maintaining steady road traffic flow within the 8 square mile central London area it covers. In an article titled, “The London Congestion Charge” by Jonathan Leape, it …

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Car battery replacement

Lifespan Although a car battery can last for at least five years (when properly cared for), it will usually become worn and inefficient within three years. This reduced lifespan is due to external factors like cold, wet weather - a …
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Volkswagen incubator welcomes six auto start-ups

Inaugural international start-up programme German automaker Volkswagen selected start-ups at pitch competitions in Tel Aviv, Prague, London, Riga, and Hanover dealing with car-pooling, petrol payment, blockchain vehicle history, route optimisation, e-vehicle charging station booking, and road surface quality. Named the …

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Dyson electric car UK test track

Dyson shows commitment to EV market To compete with Elon Musk’s Tesla, Dyson plans to raise its investment in electric cars to £200m. Furthermore, the British inventor, James Dyson, wants to build testing facilities in a former Wilshire World War …

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Top electric cars in 2018

Current barriers Ahead of the proposed 2040 ban on petrol and diesel cars, Auto Trader conducted research on purchasing electric cars in the UK. Although the government wants 50% of all cars to be electric by 2030, drivers remain skeptical …
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