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Why BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is electrifying

Why BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is electrifying

BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is the first large-scale production to pioneer the use of electric cars.

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New MINI Clubman achieves up to 68.9mpg

New MINI Clubman achieves up to 68.9mpg

The new MINI Clubman gains four, rather than three, side doors; it offers more space; and is available as a MINI Cooper Clubman, MINI Cooper D Clubman or MINI Cooper S Clubman.

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My Electric Avenue trial participants drive to the moon and back eight times in their Nissan LEAFs

My Electric Avenue trial participants drive to the moon and back eight times in their Nissan LEAFs

My Electric Avenue, a pioneering project examining if local electricity networks can cope with charging a cluster of electric vehicles (EVs) at peak times, has provided a taste of some of its data at this week’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Conference in London.

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LowCVP launches Guide to Local Measures for Encouraging the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles – The five ‘P’s for success

LowCVP launches Guide to Local Measures for Encouraging the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles – The five ‘P’s for success

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership has launched a Good Practice Guide for Local Measures to Encourage the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles. A key recommendation is that policy measures implemented at the local level should be consistent with each other, that common definitions and vocabulary for low emission vehicles should be established.

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Nearly half of ‘expert’ respondents expect their next car to be a battery electric or plug-in hybrid

Nearly half of ‘expert’ respondents expect their next car to be a battery electric or plug-in hybrid

Nearly half of respondents to a new Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) survey said they expect their next car to be a battery electric (BEV) or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicle. Fourteen percent of respondents to the survey of experts already drive a hybrid or battery electric vehicle.

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New LowCVP research provides roadmap for our future transport fuels

New LowCVP research provides roadmap for our future transport fuels

A new series of reports for the LowCVP say that the UK can develop the infrastructure necessary to deliver the low carbon fuels of the future but that strong coordination is needed between key actors.

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Formula E focus for LowCVP Conference 2015

Formula E focus for LowCVP Conference 2015

This year’s LowCVP Annual Conference, taking place on 24 June in Westminster, focuses on ‘The Energy for Future Transport’ and the event will discuss how Formula E can help make electric motoring mainstream in the run-up to the final e-Prix in Battersea Park on June 27-8.

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Nissan launches seven-seat all-electric e-NV200

Nissan launches seven-seat all-electric e-NV200

The all-electric Nissan e-NV200 will be the world’s first pure electric seven-seater when it goes on sale in July.

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New BMW X1 – all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive

New BMW X1 – all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive

The styling of the new BMW X1 is more in keeping with its larger X3 and X5 brothers, yet it is now based on a front-wheel drive rather than a rear-wheel drive platform.

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New Vauxhall Astra is 200kg lighter

New Vauxhall Astra is 200kg lighter

The new Vauxhall Astra will be up to 200kg (130kg on average) lighter than its predecessor.

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