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Honda’s e Prototype Does a Surprise Turn at Milan Design Week

Honda’s ePrototype is the Japanese manufacturer’s first battery electric vehicle for Europe, and ever since images of it broke ground the car has been getting a lot of love. At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show it was even possible to poke and prod the thing for real, rather than stabbing your finger at pictures if it on the internet. That's right, the Honda e Prototype does exist. Read More >>

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Adjust Your Aston Martin Fantasies to Involve Coiling Charging Cables and Range Anxiety

Aston Martin is launching a full electric car, in the same vague sort of way that Aston makes any cars at all. It's only making 155 of the all-electric version of the Rapide E, and they've probably all been bagsied already by popstars and digital entrepreneurs. And even then it's some old body shape with new electric parts stuffed in and a 10-inch screen for a dash. Read More >>

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350kW-Ready EV Charge Point Opens Today for the Zero Compatible Cars

People who own electric cars in the future – and have come back in time for a holiday to see if the year 2019 was as shit as the textbooks say – have somewhere new to charge up today, with the first of the next-generation of 350kW really-quite-very-ultra-super-fast chargers now online for use in the UK. Read More >>

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London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone Kicks in Today

The long-promised London Ultra-Low Emission Zone (which rather unfortunately abbreviates to ULEZ) goes into effect today. Read More >>

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UK Jaguar Land Rover Staff Start Compulsory Brexit Holiday

All of Jaguar Land Rover's UK production lines have shut down today. But just for a week. It's part of the firm's Brexit-preparedness efforts, agreed months back to get staff to down tools to stop making cars for a week, lest it end up with more cars than it can possibly sell in the fluid near futures of the infinite Brexit scenarios and the schisms they may, or may not, open up. Read More >>

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400 Miles of Hard Shoulder is Going as We Move to “Digital Roads”

"Digital road" is the equally stupid new way of referring to what has been known as the "smart motorway" for a few years, and we're getting more of them. 400 miles more of them, in fact, as statistics say the removal of hard shoulders and the installation of special refuge areas for breaking cars has been a success. Or at least not a disaster. Read More >>

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BMW Drivers Are Owed An Apology – Data Reveals Saab Drivers Are The Absolute Worst for Clampings

BMW drivers are the absolute worst, right? Well, maybe not – if you accept the findings of Gizmodo UK’s important data-driven study. Read More >>

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Aston Martin Boss Worries Shoddy Tech is Making Cars Less Safe

The chief exec of Aston Martin is being a bit of a boring old realist about the problems facing the future of the car industry, and is warning that the rush to force in tech solutions that are not entirely proven may make driving less safe. Read More >>

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Insurer Offers Flat Battery Cover for EVs

The motor insurance company by the typo nightmare name of LV= has launched a range of policies specifically designed for drivers of full electric cars, which offer the benefits of a national recovery service to the nearest public charger should drivers pull a Clarkson and fail to find a working charging station before their batteries die. Read More >>

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Driverless Cars Tested for Real on London’s Streets

Someone's actually doing something for real for once in driverless car land, as what you might generously call a "fleet" of five entirely autonomous vehicles are starting actual test drives around actual roads in the south of actual London. Read More >>

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We Just Drove the Range Rover Evoque Without Looking Through the Windscreen

It seems bonkers to have a hugely popular car like the Range Rover Evoque – global sales at over 785,000 to date – equipped with so much underused off-road capability. In most cases it rarely sees a muddy verge, which is also the case for most other SUVs on our roads. Read More >>

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Electric-Only Forecourts Selling Premium Solar Power Planned

Sustainable energy supplier Gridserve thinks that what electric car owners really need is a garage all to themselves where no one's hands smell a bit of diesel, hence the imminent coming of the Electric Forecourt® – a garage with no petrol. And comfy chairs exclusively for EV owners. Read More >>

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Porsche Drivers are the Most Likely Members of the Super Rich to Forget to Pay Their Car Tax

The DVLA has released some list-feature-friendly data on the types of cars that its enforcers have been having a laugh clamping for not having valid taxes, revealing the bizarre fact that Porsche owners are by far the most likely among "prestige" car drivers to have unfortunately forgotten to pay their road tax. Read More >>

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Cars Sign Own Death Warrant With Plan For Automatic Speed Limiters

EU lawmakers have agreed on a plan to force the introduction of intelligent speed assistance systems in all new cars sold from the year 2022. It's a smart braking system that automatically slows cars when they hit speed limited areas, adding a new layer of boredom to journeys. Read More >>

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Initial EU Model 3 Sales Beat its EV and Petrol Rivals

The EU launch of Tesla's Model 3 appears to have gone down extremely well in man-liking-cars world, with the smaller pure EV from the internet bigmouth outselling all of its EV rivals in its first month on sale -- and also beat the similarly-sized petrol-engined options from the big old traditional carmakers. Read More >>