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Hybrid car sales soar while diesels plummet
Monday 25th June 2018

Drivers are opting for more environmentally friendly cars, with sales of hybrids increasing year-on-year and diesel cars plunging in popularity.

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, reports:

Stop-start technology: what's the long-term impact on my car’s engine?
Friday 22nd June 2018

There has been a lot of speculation around stop-start engines. Some say they save fuel, others say they’re more harmful to the environment. So, let’s try and get the facts straight.

World Cup of car manufacturing
Wednesday 20th June 2018

The World Cup has officially started, but let’s put football aside for a second, and instead, imagine a competition where we see who can build the best car. Who would win?

The Telegraph Reports:

Drivers hit by biggest petrol price hike for 18 years
Monday 18th June 2018

The price of fuel is constantly fluctuating, but drivers haven’t seen a decrease in costs in weeks, and the month of May saw the price of fuel skyrocket.

The Guardian reports:

Toyota have developed an electric car that can recharge in moments
Friday 15th June 2018

Toyota is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time. It is due to be released in 2022.

The Independent reports:

Can you use your smartphone sat-nav on the car passenger seat or in the cup holder?
Wednesday 13th June 2018

With smartphones now capable of being hands-free and taking over the role of a sat-nav, it’s important to be crystal clear when it comes to using them whilst driving to avoid hefty fines and potential points on your license.

Lee Boyce, ThisIsMoney, reports:

Homeowner finds a stranger’s car parked on her driveway – but the law is not on her side to get it removed!
Monday 11th June 2018

A woman who found a stranger's car blocking the driveway outside her house was told by police 'Sorry, the law's not on your side' when she complained. The outraged woman was told the driver's rights came above hers - she could be charged with criminal damage if she tries to move it herself.

Tuesday 5th June 2018

New technology for traffic lights which could help motorists avoid stopping altogether is to be tested in Britain.

The Daily Mail reports:

Reaching a traffic light just as it turns green can cheer up the most miserable of drivers.

Would you travel in a self-driving car?
Friday 1st June 2018

Survey reveals fear of robot rides has risen, with 73% saying they wouldn't trust an autonomous vehicle.

Phoebe Weston, MailOnline, reports:

One in five British cars is fitted with ‘dangerous’ tyres, warns new study, is your vehicle at risk?
Wednesday 30th May 2018

Nearly 8 million vehicles have potentially dangerous tyres, and an additional 1.4 million vehicles have one illegal tread depth.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

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