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It takes a special kind of person to take the plunge with a bold car and colour scheme
Monday 18th September 2017

If given the option of the whole colour wheel to choose from, would you still opt for the traditional car colours that have remained firm favourites over the years? Or would you stand apart from the crowd and risk ridicule by buying a car in a colour that’s bound to turn heads?

Electric car that can recharge in moments is being developed by Toyota
Friday 15th September 2017

One of the major issues with electric cars at the moment is the amount of time it takes for them to be recharged. To fill up at a conventional petrol station takes a few minutes, whereas to charge an electric car currently takes approximately 30 minutes.

The Independent reports:

Scotland to ‘phase out’ new petrol and diesel cars by 2032
Wednesday 13th September 2017

As the shift towards electric cars continues, it comes as no surprise that Scotland is looking to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2032.

Shehab Khan, The Independent, reports:

Picking up the kids from school today? Leaving your car idling for 10 minutes each school day for a year creates toxic fumes to fill two jumbo jets!
Monday 11th September 2017

Recent research has highlighted the impact of not turning off your engine at the school gates, with 20 minutes of idling a day capable of filling a swimming pool with fumes.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

Ford and Domino’s to deliver pizza in self-driving cars
Friday 8th September 2017

Combining pizza with autonomous vehicles isn’t an obvious pairing, but none-the-less, Dominos have partnered with Ford to deliver their pizza with self-driving cars.

Martin Saarinen, Auto Express, reports:

Say hello to the new electric MINI
Wednesday 6th September 2017

Minis come in all shapes and sizes, with the three-door Mini, the roadster Mini, the two-seat coupe Mini, the two and four door SUV-Mini and now the electric Mini!

The Mail Online reports:

Beware of the roads this Monday: Journeys could take more than three times longer as school holidays end and commuters return to work
Monday 4th September 2017

The end of the summer has arrived, and for many that means going back to school. For all those who haven’t had weeks off during the summer, the only saviour has been the reduced commute time to work due to less traffic on the roads, but that’s now set to change once again.

Could plastic roads solve the pothole crisis?
Friday 1st September 2017

Finding a cost effective and long-lasting solution to fixing potholes on UK roads definitely sounds like something worth investing in. But plastic roads are not a solution the majority are familiar with, so what are the benefits?

Pete Baiden, MSN News, reports:

Learner drivers to be allowed on to motorways in Government shake-up
Wednesday 30th August 2017

Learner drivers are currently not allowed on motorways, but it looks as though that’s set to change.

Neil Lancefield, The Independent, reports:

Just one in 10 parents think they could pass a driving test today
Tuesday 29th August 2017

UK roads have changed a lot in the past decade. Roads have become busier, cars have become cleverer and arguably the state of roads has generally declined. Drivers are often prone to picking up bad habits over time, making the idea of re-sitting a driving test today a daunting one.

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