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Electric cars will be ‘mainstream’ by 2021 with number of models available set to triple

Electric cars will be ‘mainstream’ by 2021 with number of models available set to triple

Electric cars are on the brink of becoming “mainstream” in Europe, with 2020 and 2021 expected to be a “tipping point” for the market. The number of electric vehicle models produced across the EU is “about to surge to new heights” following several years of “timid growth”, according to a report from the European Federation […]

Electric Cars
Young drivers could face night driving ban under government plans – here’s how it would work

Young drivers could face night driving ban under government plans – here’s how it would work

New drivers could be banned from taking to the roads at night in a bid to improve road safety. Government ministers have suggested the introduction of a graduate licensing system in England, Scotland and Wales that would place new limitations on inexperienced drivers. It follows research that found that one in five drivers are involved […]

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Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre fuel discount when you spend £60 on shopping

Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre fuel discount when you spend £60 on shopping

Everyone loves a good deal – especially when it means you can cut the cost of your petrol or diesel. Sainsbury’s shoppers can get themselves money off fuel until Tuesday 23 July – here’s everything you need to know about the new promotion How to get money off fuel Any shoppers who spend over £60 […]

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Lotus Evija global reveal: Is this the most powerful hypercar in the world?

Lotus Evija global reveal: Is this the most powerful hypercar in the world?

Lotus has wowed the automotive world by unveiling what it calls the “most powerful series production car in the world” – the 2,000bhp, all-electric Evija hypercar. Each will cost £1.7 million, plus duties and taxes, and only 130 will be built. A £250,000 refundable deposit secures a production slot, and if you fancy one, order […]

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Electric car charging points to be added to all new homes in England by law

Electric car charging points to be added to all new homes in England by law

All new build homes in England are soon to be fitted with an electric car charge point, under new government plans. The proposals aim to support and encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK, and improve the experience of charging. Mandatory by law The plans were outlined by the government in a public […]

Electric Cars
2020 Jaguar XE review – streamlined improvements outside and in

2020 Jaguar XE review – streamlined improvements outside and in

Five years after the Jaguar XE first entered showrooms across the UK, the company has given the ‘baby’ car of its extensive range an update. In the wake of pioneering and innovative developments within the Jaguar F-Pace, E-Pace and I-Pace, the improvements — and they are significant improvements — to the XE arrive not before […]

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This electric car is light enough to park vertically on walls like a gecko

This electric car is light enough to park vertically on walls like a gecko

Estonia-based company Nobe has started raising funds to build an electric car lightweight enough to park vertically on walls. The Nobe 100 is a three-wheeled electric car with the capacity to carry three people up to 161 miles (260km) on a single two-hour charge, or 192 miles with an additional ‘suitcase’ battery. It weighs 600kg […]

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All new homes will be fitted with mandatory electric car chargepoints by 2021

All new homes will be fitted with mandatory electric car chargepoints by 2021

England could become the first country in the world to make electric car chargepoints in new homes mandatory in an overhaul of building regulations in the next two years.. The government is holding a public consultation on supporting adoption of electric vehicles across the UK, with the proposed legislation designed to make charging a car cheaper […]

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Where is the Top Gear track? Filming location for the famous test circuit – and if you can drive it

Where is the Top Gear track? Filming location for the famous test circuit – and if you can drive it

The latest series of Top Gear will see Paddy McGuinness, Chris Harris and Freddie Flintoff embark on a new automobile adventure. Along the way, the trio will return home where they will use the Top Gear test track to push a number of vehicles to their limits. But where is the iconic test track? Here’s […]

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These are the postcodes with the highest rate of car theft in the UK

These are the postcodes with the highest rate of car theft in the UK

Postcodes across the UK with the highest rate of car theft have been revealed. A total of 5.9 million car insurance quotes from May 2018 to May 2019 have been analysed by MoneySuperMarket, revealing the areas with the highest rate of reported car theft claims within a five year period and thus identifying the postcodes […]

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