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How the 2017 general election could affect motorists

How the 2017 general election could affect motorists

There are some big motoring issues which are hot topics and present parties with opportunities to outline their plans to resolve them. From diesel scrappage schemes to investments in low emission vehicles, there is plenty for motorists to be aware of in each party’s manifestos.

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Green Motion sponsor eco-friendly racing car project

Green Motion sponsor eco-friendly racing car project

Our latest venture in support of green vehicle evolution is an eco-friendly car project developed by one of Britain’s leading universities. We’re pleased to announce a three-year sponsorship of one of the project’s teams at University College London.

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EV range set to increase

EV range set to increase

​Although it has vastly improved and most new electric cars have a range of over 100 miles, the range can be one of the few reasons why drivers decide against using EVs.

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Charging EVs and the energy network

Charging EVs and the energy network

With the uptake of electric vehicles increasing and only expected to increase further, thoughts have been cast to how the UK’s energy network will deal with the influx of charging.

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​UK vehicle CO2 emissions continue to decline

​UK vehicle CO2 emissions continue to decline

It’s not only the environmental benefits that are leading the UK’s change to lower emissions. By 2021, the UK has to meet the target of an average of 95grams of CO2 per kilometre set by the EU. The target represents a 40 per cent reduction on the 2007 average of 158.7g/km.

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What type of vehicle are drivers opting for?

What type of vehicle are drivers opting for?

​All current motor vehicle predictions point toward electric and hybrid vehicles being the market leader in years to come. But what are consumers opting for at present? Are there signs of the tide turning? New research by the AA has shown the trends that are shaping the industry.

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UK receives final warning from the EU over air pollution
How the 2017 Budget affects the motor industry

How the 2017 Budget affects the motor industry

The UK’s chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first and last spring Budget. It is expected that this will be the first of two Budgets in 2017 with the next in autumn. In the light of current statistics about the UK’s air pollution levels, there was plenty for the chancellor to address within the motoring industry.

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​New UK road tax scheme rewards electric drivers

​New UK road tax scheme rewards electric drivers

Back in 2015, George Osbourne announced changes to the Vehicle Exercise Duty (VED) system. It may seem like a long time ago but from April 1, the changes will come into place. The revisions to the system will affect anyone buying a new car from April 2017 onward.

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​Is wireless EV charging soon to be with us?

​Is wireless EV charging soon to be with us?

Plenty has developed in the electric vehicle charging market over the past few years: charging times have dropped, the number of charging points have increased and plug-in points will soon be found at some petrol stations in the UK.

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