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The automotive industry has given a mixed reaction to the Government’s recently launched Road to Zero Strategy – which it says aims to “lead the world in zero emission vehicle technology”. The strategy outlines the ambition to see between 50%-70% of new cars and up to 40% of new vans to be ultra-low …

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Collapsing diesel sales have dragged new car registrations deeper into the red, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The year to September has seen sales drop 7.5% overall, with diesel down 31.3%. A buoyant petrol market, rising 9.3%, and the rapidly growing …

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Websites are a vitally important part of the buying process for motorists in the market for a new vehicle, as we discussed in our eBook, Digital Technology for Dealerships. They are used for research, comparing deals, looking for reviews, as well as finding the location and opening times for nearby retailers, and …

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New or updated car models are announced each year with ever more advanced technology. This includes increasingly autonomous vehicles, with self-parking functions, radar and cameras to read the road and prevailing conditions. Digital displays are getting more widespread and sophisticated. New drivetrains are …

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Since the start of industrialised automotive manufacturing in the early 20th century, cars have incrementally become faster, safer and more economical. During this time, the internal combustion engine has ruled the automotive roost, with improvements and variations on the original concept throughout the proceeding …

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Disruptive innovation is a buzz phrase born from businesses such as Apple’s effect on the music industry, Amazon’s takeover of book sales and SpaceX’s privatisation of space rockets, to name just a few. The automotive industry is next in line, as new technologies emerge following over a century of reliance …

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Car manufacturers have striven to reduce the CO2 emissions of their vehicles for decades. This has been to pass increasingly robust emissions tests, to save their customers money on fuel, to reduce their impact on the environment and appeal to an ever more environmentally conscious consumer base. The CO2 emissions …

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The number of pothole-related breakdowns attended by the RAC increased by 11% in the last three months of 2017, according to the breakdown service provider. The BBC has been requesting its viewers, listeners and website visitors’ pothole stories in the wake of the news, with roads all over the UK being …