Tests reveal that electric cars can go a further 19 miles after 'zero range remaining' warning

Tests reveal that electric cars can go a further 19 miles after ‘zero range remaining’ warning

Running out of battery is one of the major concerns for motorists when it comes to electric cars. However, a recent study has revealed that an EV can be driven an extra 19 miles after the battery charge is emptied and the dashboard shows zero miles of range remaining. After conducting the research by testing …

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Retail car sales and EV demand hold firm despite economic headwinds

Retail car sales and EV demand hold firm despite economic headwinds

Private new car sales remained robust in July despite economic headwinds says The Car Expert following the publication of the latest market data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT). While retail sales have held up relatively well throughout the year, the interest rate hike announced today jumping to 1.75% is likely to impact the …

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New research van can now detect drivers not wearing seatbelt and using phones

New research van can now detect drivers not wearing seatbelt and using phones

A van to film vehicles on motorways and main A roads is being used by National Highways, with artificial intelligence used to spot the law-breakers. The parked vehicle can detect drivers holding a mobile phone at the wheel and people failing to wear a seatbelt. It also has tech to detect tailgating. A police warning …

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Postcode lottery for EV drivers without off-street parking

Postcode lottery for EV drivers without off-street parking

Stark regional variations in the proximity of public electric vehicle (EV) charge points to drivers without off-street parking have been highlighted in a new report. The new research from Field Dynamics, in partnership with Zap-Map, shows that the percentage of households without the space to charge at their own property, but who live within five …

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“Vicious cycle” of climate change is everyone’s responsibility, says Greentech boss

“Vicious cycle” of climate change is everyone’s responsibility, says Greentech boss

The world is trapped in a vicious cycle of climate change and everybody has a responsibility to tackle this before we lose all control, a leading fuel tech firm said today. As temperatures return to normal after the record-breaking heatwave of the last few days, experts at SulNOx Group Plc warned that sweltering temperatures would …

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Drivers being urged to beat the rush ahead of spike in demand for MOTs from August

Drivers being urged to beat the rush ahead of spike in demand for MOTs from August

Demand for MOTs is expected to rise sharply from August according to data obtained from the DVSA by BookMyGarage.com. The Freedom of Information (FOI) request by the UK’s leading real-time comparison site for motorists shows that the number of vehicles due an MOT will surge by up to 23% in the late summer and into …

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