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EVs and Hybrids Become BMW's Main Focus

EVs and Hybrids Become BMW's Main Focus

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

BMW is aiming to produce 25 new vehicles which are in some way powered by electric by 2025. In a major step towards achieving this aim the German car manufacturer has recently trademarked a number of potential model names including, iX1 to iX9, X8 and X9.

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Brexit Affecting Briton's Confidence in the Car Market

Brexit Affecting Briton's Confidence in the Car Market

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Nearly 40% of UK motorists are concerned about the affect that Brexit may have on the cost of vehicle manufacturing. The EV switchover and the introduction of driverless cars are also key concerns of the British public according to a recent survey conducted by the vehicle servicing company Servicing Stop.

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Uber Faces Legal Battle

Uber Faces Legal Battle

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

The public transport firm, Uber is in a legal battle after TfL raised concerns that tired Uber drivers who worked for as many as 60 hours a week were a danger to themselves and other road users. This is the reason why TfL decided not to renew Uber’s contract to work in the capital.

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 Plans to Lay Fibre Optic Cables Along Motorways

Plans to Lay Fibre Optic Cables Along Motorways

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Highways England has announced plans to install fibre optic cables along a substantial number of Britain’s motorways by 2030. The idea is that connected cars will receive information about the traffic conditions as well as the road ahead. Highways England is also hopeful that local authorities will be able to use these systems to receive information about which roads are in need of repair.

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Councils that Issue the Most PCNs Revealed

Councils that Issue the Most PCNs Revealed

Friday, December 15th, 2017

50 local authorities from around the UK collected a combined total of £16 million from Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) which were issued to offending motorists between July and September 2017.

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