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    Real-World Emissions Ratings will Allow Economy to Rebuild after Covid-19 while Retaining Air Quality and Lowering CO2

    New real-world data on vehicle emissions will allow revitalisation of an automotive industry and global economy devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak but with cleaner air and reduced impact on climate change. The AIR Index at airindex.com identifies the cleanest cars to give buyers confidence to switch to cleaner vehicles and restore the automotive industry badly impacted by […] More

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    Envisage Group Creates Medical Ventilator Concept in Response to Covid-19 Crisis

    Envisage Group, the UK’s leading engineering concept design and realisation company, has independently created an innovative portable ventilator concept using off-the-shelf medical components. Answering the UK government’s call to assist in the production of more ventilators to support the urgent needs of the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis, Envisage Group has applied its electro-mechanical capabilities […] More

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    Don’t Take Any Risks with Car Maintenance During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Says GEM

    ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to ensure they keep cars in a safe, roadworthy condition during the current coronavirus pandemic. Although the Transport Secretary issued an automatic six-month extension to any MoT certificates due from 30 March, it remains our responsibility to keep our cars in a roadworthy condition. […] More

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    Motorists Reconsider Electric Vehicle Switch in Wake of Covid-19

    Government-enforced lockdowns around the world, due to Covid-19, are without doubt making life difficult for many, but they are also having a dramatic positive impact on people’s awareness of the benefits to the environment, reports Venson Automotive Solutions. 45% of people surveyed by Venson confirmed that the radical improvement on air pollution across the globe […] More

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    Car fans flock to the The British Motor Show, Farnborough

    Thousands of car fans have already flocked to Farnborough to visit The British Motor Show – the UK’s newest and most innovative automotive event. The venue saw over 8,000 guests through the door on its first day, which was focused on automotive trade, media and VIPS. Tickets are still available for public days throughout the […] More

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    Tesla almost hits 500,000 deliveries in 2020 despite pandemic

    Tesla just missed out on its target to exceed 500,000 deliveries for 2020, despite the massive global disruption caused by the pandemic.  According to data published on the American EV maker’s investor relations site, a total of 180,570 cars were delivered in the fourth quarter of last year.  Deliveries in total for 2020 were 499,550 – […] More

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    Ford Puma is crowned Scottish Car of the Year 2020

    The Ford Puma has been named the Scottish Car of the Year 2020. The compact SUV beat off strong competition from 14 other new models to earn the title, awarded by teh Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW). The award marks the first time Ford has lifted the trophy in more than a decade and its fourth […] More

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    Lewis Hamilton fifth on F1 return

    Max Verstappen 0.034s ahead of Valtteri Bottas, Esteban Ocon third for Renault; Lewis Hamilton fifth on F1 return after missing last weekend’s race due to coronavirus; Mick Schumacher makes F1 weekend debut for Haas. Max Verstappen has started the final weekend of the Formula 1 season on top of the timesheets after edging Valtteri Bottas […] More

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    Electric car registrations double while diesels plummet in 2020

    86,291 EVs were registered between January and November, according to the SMMT, an increase of almost 50% on the year before. Sales of pure electric cars have almost doubled in 2020, according to the latest sales figures from the SMMT, as diesel sales have more than halved. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, 86,291 EVs were registered between January and […] More

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    F1 Sakhir GP talking points: Can Russell win Mercedes shootout against Bottas?

    Can George Russell make the most of his chance to impress Mercedes by beating Valtteri Bottas in this weekend’s Sakhir GP? George Russell heads into this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix with the potentially-career defining opportunity to drive for Mercedes, a chance he has desired since he made his Formula 1 debut last year.  In unexpected circumstances, […] More

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    THERE ARE plenty of wealthy people in the car business but who are the five richest people in motoring? There are probably no guesses for who tops the charts: this week, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, became the second richest person in the world after his wealth surpassed that of Bill Gates. The […] More

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    What Car? Advises New Car Buyers to Move Fast if They Want a Bargain

    New car buyers hoping to get a discount on their next car are being advised to act quickly as a backlog of pent-up demand is expected to quickly outstrip limited supplies in the wake of factory closures resulting from the Covid-19 crisis. Analysis of the UK new car market by Britain’s leading consumer champion and […] More

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    SEAT to Conduct Covid Testing on its 15,000 Employees to Allow Return to Work

    SEAT is to carry out PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests on its 15,000 employees to allow return to work, with limited production restarting on the 27th April. The PCR testing, which screens for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, is one of the most reliable ways to identify whether the person screened has contracted the COVID-19 virus. SEAT is […] More

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    1 in 2 public transport users consider switch to cars

    Almost one in two public transport users admit they will be less likely to use these services once lockdown restrictions end. The new trend is being dubbed ‘transport distancing’. The desire to switch away from public transport is even more pronounced amongst younger users, with two in three of 18-24 year olds claiming they’d be less likely […] More

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    Celebrating The Grand Bentley: A Decade of Highlights Captured in Film

     Bentley has released a newly-produced film celebrating the life of the Mulsanne, compiling a number of memorable highlights over the past decade. From the world’s first glimpse of the all-new Mulsanne at Pebble Beach back in 2009, through to the recently revealed final encore in the exclusive 6.75 Edition by Mulliner, the Mulsanne is not […] More

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    Fuzzy, Furry Furby Goes on Sale at Auto Trader

     Everyone’s favourite (or most terrifying) furry, gibberish-speaking pets, Furbies dominated the toy scene in the late 1990s, with some originals now being sold for up to £3,000 online. And for not much more, a larger than life-sized Furby could be yours, with a driveable replica now being advertised on Auto Trader, the UK’s largest digital marketplace for new and […] More

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    Silverstone Auctions Announces their First Live Online Sale

    Silverstone Auctions are very excited to announce their first live online auction will take place on Saturday 23rd May. In response to COVID-19, the Silverstone Auctions team have adapted to the current working environment and Government guidance. With all events being cancelled along with their sales at The Donington Historic Festival and the Sale of Ferraris […] More

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    Boom in Home Deliveries sees Vans take a Bigger Share in Sales and Searches says BuyaCar

    BOOMING home deliveries and urgent vehicle replacements by tradespeople and essential workers are dramatically changing the shape of motor retail sales during the coronavirus crisis. Figures released by the online car marketplace BuyaCar.co.uk reveal that van sales in March increased 20-fold as a proportion of total vehicle sales on the platform. Searches for vans and other […] More

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    The Motor Ombudsman Upgrades Knowledge Base to Help Answer Motorist’s Questions in Response to Coronavirus

    The Motor Ombudsman, the automotive dispute resolution provider, has upgraded its online Knowledge Base (TheMotorOmbudsman.org/knowledge-base) with the introduction of a new category on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). It has been designed to help consumers answer frequently asked queries on car ownership, vehicle maintenance and dispute resolution, following the latest government measures which have recently been implemented in the […] More

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    Mulsanne Makers: The Master Craftspeople Behind ‘The Grand Bentley’

    After nearly a decade as Bentley’s flagship model, the Mulsanne will soon complete its production run and pass its torch to the all-new Flying Spur. Before then, and while the factory is shut down due to the ongoing global crisis, Bentley is celebrating the unmatched skills and expertise of the master craftspeople behind the ultimate […] More

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