Archive for November, 2011

Concept Cars And Hybrids For The Future

A concept vehicle for the future resembling a huge smartphone has been unveiled by Toyota to showcase the car giants desire to lead in technology.

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MOT’s Could Be Scrapped For Classic Cars In 2012

A review is currently being conducted by the government, which could bring a bit of good news to classic car owners, as they are looking at the MOT system regarding vehicles which pre-date 1960 with a view to possibly scrapping MOTs on these vehicles, not only cutting costs for the government but also for the vehicle owners.

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Traffic Jams Will Worsen Without Investment In Roadways Warn RAC

The RAC are warning of an impending surge in traffic jams during the next twenty five years, due to an increase of 40 per cent more cars on the road.

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Customer Confusion Causes Low Sales In Electric Cars

According to a motorist survey the major reason electric vehicles have failed to take off is down to consumer confusion.

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Citys Capital To Trial Electric Car Charging

London is to be the centre of a trial for inductive charging for electric vehicles next year.

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Database Of Electric Charging Access Points To Be Ready By Next Year

As electric vehicles can only travel distances of about 100 miles and travelling a long distance requires forward planning, the UK government are setting up a database of charging point locations for battery powered vehicles.

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Doctors Call For Smoking In Cars To Be Banned

UK doctors have advocated the banning of all smoking in vehicles to protect people from the dangers of second hand smoke.

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Quantifying Your Classic Car Investment

The classic car market is one of the most impenetrable when it comes to expanding your investment portfolio. With gold, wine and fine art having an independent market which makes tracking your investment possible, classic cars were, until now, a mystery to most of the world.

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Digital Radio Switchover Looks Set For Prolonged Delay

The planned switch over to digital radio by the government has been delayed due to a lack of support from the manufacturing industry. Car manufacturers have been surveyed and at least half are avoiding the new technology.

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Regional Growth Fund Secures 1000 Job Opportunities At Lotus

After securing a £10.4 million injection from the government, Lotus are set to create around a thousand jobs. The Regional Growth Fund turned down an initial bid for £27.5 million before the reduced bid was accepted.

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