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Frankfurt Motor show 2017 - Our Favourite 5

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Sep 26, 2017 9:36:09 AM

Honda Urban EV Concept 

We can’t talk about our favourite cars from the Frankfurt Motor Show without mentioning the quirky throwback to the 1970s Civic/Mini mix-up. This all-electric concept that’s set for production in 2019 comes with a dedicated EV platform and power manager that not only keeps the car charged, but will also charge your home when needed and sell electricity back to grid at peak times. 

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Topics: Motor Shows

The Revolution Of Driving Data, The Rise Of Telematics

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Aug 25, 2017 2:59:50 PM

There has been a telematic transformation in recent years and, with the development of black boxes for insurance use and OEM in-built tracking in modern cars, the wealth of data produced from vehicles has never been so abundant. Major car manufacturers adoption of these systems is on the rise, both at consumer and the commercial levels, and more and more vehicles will be coming off the production line shortly with advanced onboard telematics systems as standard.

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Topics: Technology

The Decline Of Diesel

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Jun 9, 2017 9:50:00 AM

"Diesel" is a hot topic within the global car industry.

Once seen as the environmental option of choice, incentives were introduced in 2001 to actively encourage the purchase of diesel cars. Diesel vehicle owners have since then enjoyed tax breaks because their cars produce lower levels of carbon dioxide and are more fuel efficient.

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Topics: Fuel