Eco-Driving

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New data reveals the best locations to switch to electric vehicles

The 10 Most Incentivised UK Towns and Cities for EV Ownership Rank City/Town Number of People per Charger Average Power Output of EV Chargers (kW) Estimated Charging Time % Of Free EV Charging Points EV Readiness Score (/10) 1 Dudley 2398.30 40 2 hours 29 minutes 98% 8.11 2 Nottingham 1135.27 20 4 hours 34 […]

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EV drivers struggle with chargepoint connectivity issues across Britain – report

According to a survey, drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) may find it difficult to utilise nearly two-thirds of the most popular kind of public chargepoint in Britain due to inconsistent mobile signals. The research’s source, the RAC Foundation, issued a warning, claiming that the problem could “undermine” trust in EV infrastructure. According to the report,

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Which European countries are using electric vehicles the most?

New research has revealed the European countries using electric vehicles the most, with Norway coming out on top. The study by electronic registration portal Vignettecroatia.com analysed the latest 2022 data from Eurostat, to see which European countries had the highest percentage of electric vehicles. It found that Norway is leading the way for electric vehicle

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HCVA unveils game-changing guidelines for classic car electric conversions

The goal of the new Minimum Professional Standards guidelines released by the Historic and Classic Vehicle Alliance (HCVA) is to provide clarity on the process of converting classic cars to electric drivetrains. With an eye towards the future of motoring, this programme aims to preserve the history of vintage cars and ensure their continued relevance

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AA disputes cold weather concerns for UK electric cars

A motoring association has stated that there is “no evidence” that electric cars (EVs) in the UK “struggle” with cold weather. According to the AA, 2.3% of EV callouts for batteries going dead were made in January—the lowest percentage since September 2023. Last month, drivers in the US city of Chicago complained that their batteries

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Vintage car BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster (1939) and Mr Bean pilot arrived in Rome (near Castel sant'Angelo) during the historic race Mille Miglia started in Brescia. The route is: Brescia - Rome - Brescia. Shot in a public street. No permission required.

Blame put on Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson for slow electric car sales

Rowan Atkinson has been held to blame for slowing down sales and “damaging” the reputation of electric cars (EVs). During the House of Lords’ environment and climate change committee hearing last week, the Mr. Bean actor received some name-checking. The Johnny English star’s June 2023 comment post, according to thinktank Green Alliance, was detrimental to

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REVEALED: The most eco-friendly drivers in the U.K.

New data has revealed the top ten local authorities with the most environmentally conscious drivers. The study, conducted by accident compensation experts Claims.co.uk, examined the number of ultra-low emission licensed vehicles in each U.K. local authority, according to the most recent data collected in the third quarter of 2023 from GOV.UK. The percentage of ultra-low

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Government asked to address false information on EVs and boost incentives

In a new report released on Tuesday, February 6, a House of Lords committee warns that there is a severe risk to the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) from higher purchasing costs, inadequate charging infrastructure, and disinformation. The Environment and Climate Change Committee is urging the government to implement a number of policies to encourage

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