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Dynamic battery charging is well within reach

A Brave New World

Dynamic battery charging is coming Motoring is at the cutting edge of a brave new world. Over the next few years there are going to be some exciting developments in road technology and the methods of charging for the new generation of electric cars. If you think it is...

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Volvo xc90 driving on road

Best New Car 2015 – Chosen by Women

Across the media, and around the world, there is no shortage of awards for the best new car. Most are judged by motoring writers, who are in the fortunate position of being able to drive and make informed assessment of the constant stream of new models that appear on...

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MPG Figures

Not Fit for Purpose: MPG figures

MPG is in the news this week. The annual MPG Marathon has been taking place, as a fuel-miser exercise in excessive frugality. By driving in an extreme manner, rather than at the pace and urgency of normal traffic, feather-footed eco-obsessives manage to record some pretty amazing figures. This year’s...

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Car smoking ban

UK Smoking Ban in Cars

October 1st sees the start of a new smoking ban in the UK, this time in cars with children present. I think most people would agree it’s a step in right direction, but what do you need to know about the new rules? The law applies to the driver, so...

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Are Car Free Days Here to Stay?

Are Car Free Days Here to Stay?

Last week I wrote about a driverless car city in Michigan, but another alien concept we could see in the not too distant future is the totally car free city. September 22nd was World Car Free day, a celebration that aims to promote people getting out of their cars and using...

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Mcity: The World's First Driverless Car Zone

Mcity: The World’s First Driverless Car Zone

Forget Motown, America’s spiritual home of motoring now has its own Mcity. Just 40 miles down the freeway from the original Motor City of Detroit, and spread out over 32 acres of the North Campus Research Complex at Michigan University, the world’s first driverless-car town is up and running....

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Automotive Treasure Trove

Automotive Treasure Trove

Sad news this week of Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, whose passing at 88 leaves a void in the motoring scene. A pioneer in the preservation of automotive history, he has left behind an amazing legacy as the creator of Britain’s first car museum, which grew from modest beginnings into...

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The History of Car Features

The History of Car Features

If you want to sell your old car and you’re in the market for a new car, there’s a good chance you’ll want one packed with features such as satellite navigation, heated seats, air conditioning and maybe a sunroof. And there’ll be some features, such as airbags and power...

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