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Moneywise Magazine

Buyers avoid new-build houses
Moneywise Magazine
“However, the UK's current housing strategy is heavily predicated on new-builds, much to the frustration of buyers across the market. Clearly, more needs to ... Electric cars are officially the future according to the government, but would you buy one ...

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Evening Standard

How to buy an electric vehicle
Evening Standard
Over 67,000 alternatively-fuelled vehicles – including full electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars – have been sold in the UK so far in 2017. Not bad for what's still regarded as a niche market. Cars like the BMW i3, Nissan LEAF and Renault ...

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It's Hard to Keep Up With All That Lithium Demand
Proactive Investors UK
Producers everywhere have struggled to keep up with demand as electric cars went from almost no sales a decade ago to more than half a million vehicles last year. The battery in a Model S from Musk's Tesla Inc. uses about 45 kilograms (100 pounds) of ...

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Carbon Brief

Factcheck: Misleading headlines about electric car charging while boiling the kettle
Carbon Brief
Since the UK government announced plans to ban petrol and diesel sales from 2040, the shift to electric cars has attracted a lot of negative media coverage. In recent days, a new round of misleading headlines say that homes won't be able to boil a ...

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Motor Authority

Electric Ariel Hipercar arriving in 2019 with 1196 horsepower
Motor Authority
If electric cars are the future, we're not all that sad if Ariel offers a glimpse of what can be achieved sans an internal-combustion engine. The small UK-based automaker has revealed the Ariel Hipercar, short for High Performance Carbon Reduction, and ...

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The National

Ford trade in scheme targets old UK cars
The National
There are several benefits associated with the rise of electric cars – they are quicker and quieter than the average petrol or diesel vehicle, and cheaper to operate. However, a report by the National Grid, a UK electricity and gas utility, has warned ...



Ars Technica UK

Ariel—makers of the Atom—have a hybrid hypercar in the works
Ars Technica UK
The UK has been using government funding to stimulate its low-volume car makers' transition to electric propulsion—last year we reported that Morgan was going electric, again with the help of Delta Motorsport—and this is yet another example of that ...

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CNBC

Here's why oil's future is grim
CNBC
Five countries have already announced an end date for the sale of gasoline and diesel cars: Norway (2025), Germany and India (2030), and France and the U.K. (2040). Many others are preparing to follow, proving that electric vehicles are about to go ...



The Week UK

Frankfurt motor show 2017 preview: What cars to expect
The Week UK
Performance and technical details are scarce, but AutoExpress says the battery-electric powertrain will be manufactured in Germany before assembly takes place in the UK. The car will be part of BMW's (Mini's parent company) push to "electrify every ...

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DeathRattleSports.com

National Grid issues warning over electric car charging
DeathRattleSports.com
Electric car drivers of the future may have to choose between charging their vehicle at home and having a cup of tea, a new report has warned. As battery capacities for electric vehicles increase, more powerful chargers will be needed to support them ...

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