Electric vehicles to emit ‘white noise’ as safety measure

Electric vehicles to emit ‘white noise’ as safety measure

Electric vehicles are almost silent to pedestrians or cyclists when travelling under 20mph. Although this was initially thought of as a step forward in terms of noise pollution, there are now concerns over the safety hazard this presents. Quiet electric...

Vauxhall to reduce dealer network by a third

Vauxhall to reduce dealer network by a third

Following falling sales figures, Vauxhall is planning a reshuffle of its dealer network which will involve reducing the number of dealerships from 326 to around 200 in the UK. Vauxhall was bought by PSA, the parent company of Peugeot and Citroen, last...

World’s first electrified road charges vehicles on the go

World’s first electrified road charges vehicles on the go

About two kilometres of electrified road which charges vehicles as they drive opened earlier this week in Sweden. The project, known as eRoadArlanda, is said to be both cost-effective and sustainable and can charge commercial and passenger vehicles.

Calls to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

Calls to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

MPs have declared that the government’s ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 “lacks sufficient ambition”. Think tank Green Alliance has said that a deadline of 2030 would help the UK get closer to its climate targets and cut oil imports by...

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