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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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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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Used EVs will unlock mainstream adoption of green travel, expert suggests

Used EVs will unlock mainstream adoption of green travel, expert suggests

The following is a comment piece by Mike Todd, CEO at Volkswagen Financial Services UK: The UK’s automotive industry is navigating its biggest revolution in more than 100 years as the shift to green transport hurtles towards mainstream adoption. The market share of electric vehicles is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, demand for electric cars

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Are there enough public chargepoints to meet current and future EV demand?

Are there enough public chargepoints to meet current and future EV demand?

The creation of a robust, reliable, and fit for purpose public charging infrastructure that enjoys the full confidence of EV drivers is central to mainstream adoption of electric cars. Forecasts outlined by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) suggest that up to 480,000 public charging points will be needed across the UK by 2030. In

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Government’s plug-in car grant axe is ‘hugely disappointing’

Government’s plug-in car grant axe is ‘hugely disappointing’

The government has closed the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders in a move that is expected to heavily disincentivise EV adoption across the UK. Mike Coulton, EV Consultant at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, explained that the decision is ‘hugely disappointing’ as many people need financial incentives to make the switch to electric an

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Porsche invests £60M into synthetic fuel production

Porsche invests £60M into synthetic fuel production

Porsche have announced an additional $75 million investment in synthetic fuel production. In a press release, the automaker said it is taking what it calls a “long-term stake” in HIF Global LLC, a holding company for projects to develop synthetic fuel production facilities. One of the projects Chile-based HIF is involved in is the Porsche-backed

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How Will Clean Air Zones in Your Area Affect Your Commute

How Will Clean Air Zones in Your Area Affect Your Commute

Clean Air Zones in Your Area To combat rising emission levels and improve air quality, Clean Air Zones (CAZs) have been introduced in some major cities around the UK. These come off the back of the UK’s first Ultra Low Emission Zones implemented in London in April 2019. Like congestion zones, vehicles travelling within these

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