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A little £40 billion vehicle tax problem…

A little £40 billion vehicle tax problem…

  By now we’re all well aware of the new internal combustion engine ban coming in 2030, right? Well, there’s one thing that you might not have considered… What about the tax? You see, fuel duty and vehicle excise duty currently generates £40 billion in tax for the government each year. But with fewer polluting ... Read More
 
Burning man, policeman, rocket man?

Burning man, policeman, rocket man?

There’s nothing better than an iconic pop culture car, is there? Whether it’s James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, Doc Brown’s DeLorean, or Starsky and Hutch’s 1976 Ford Gran Torino. Well, this isn’t a car from a movie, but it is pure sci-fi… David Best’s Rocket Car has been sold at auction for £26,000. The car ... Read More
 
An alternative fuel with a difference…

An alternative fuel with a difference…

We’ve all heard about electric vehicles, and most of us have probably thought about when to make the big switch. But when it comes to alternative fuels, electric isn’t the only option… How about a wine powered car? No, really. Oh, and it’s Prince Charles’ car… AND it’s one of the most iconic cars of ... Read More
 
Green replacements for car insurance write-offs?

Green replacements for car insurance write-offs?

Insurers could start replacing written-off or stolen cars with electric vehicles (EVs)… And that’s big news for the automotive industry. The plans are part of a long-term plan to improve sustainability, but how would you feel if an EV suddenly turned up after your car had been nicked?! Okay, it’s probably not going to work ... Read More
 
The first electric vehicles – concept or futuristic?

The first electric vehicles – concept or futuristic?

Electric vehicles (EVs) aren’t anything new. In fact, the first electric cars hit the market in the 1970s… And one has just resurfaced! Incredibly, the Electrek Uncar had a window defroster that was, well, a hairdryer. With new internal combustion engine vehicles stopping production from 2030, the shift towards EVs is gathering some serious momentum. ... Read More