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28 June 2012
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We LOVE Bollywood Car Stunts!

Everyone loves car chases. Granted, we normally like the cars involved to be awesome in some way or other, but give us a car moving at any semblance of a fast pace, driven by a stunt driver Hollywood star, and we’re sold. Throw in plenty of drama and maybe the occasional fireball, …

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7 June 2012
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Are electric cars ending before they’ve begun?

There has been a lot of publicity recently about electric cars – there’s been the big Nissan Leaf campaign, and there are more hybrids popping up all over the shop than you could shake a stick at. Everyone’s getting excited, and there is big talk going on around infrastructure and charging networks. …

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21 May 2012
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The Development of In-Car Digital Technology

As you know, we love a funky infographic here at THE Blog About Cars. There is something about the visual presenting of data that could otherwise be boring that we find hypnotic. We can never resist posting them, and hope that you don’t mind.
This particular infographic is pretty cool. It …

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4 May 2012
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Road Tax | Think You’re Exempt? Think Again

Tax Free?
Have you recently purchased an eco-friendly vehicle on the premise that it is exempt from paying road tax? Well we hate to break it to you, but by 2016 you’re going to be paying over the odds like the rest of us!
The government plans to reduce the road text …

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3 May 2012
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In This Weather | Choosing The Right Tires

When everything is dry, and sunny, it is very easy to forget about car maintenance. Nothing leaks, there aren’t any howling gales in the cabin. You have no need to change the windscreen wipers to stop them smearing, and the only problem is the broken air conditioning. Outside the car, …

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27 April 2012
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MPG | Ever Feel Like You Aren’t Getting Enough?

Empty Promises…
Ever wonder why you can’t seem to get the miles per gallon that you were promised when you purchased your car? A Whatcar? report has shed some light on the subject,
looking closely at the stated MPG figures for the allegedly most economical cars in the UK and comparing them …

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23 April 2012
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DriveLAB | Developing Driving Aids For Elderly Motorists

Independence for the Elderly
 
Research at Newcastle University is going towards the development of driving aids to help extend the stay of elderly motorists on our roads. Many elderly motorists give up driving as it becomes increasingly difficult with degenerative sight, hearing and reaction times. Many members of the elderly community feel isolated …

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17 April 2012
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How far can you drive on that tank? | Car manages 584MPG!

Perhaps you have a really economical car. You drive carefully, steadily – there is no harsh braking or acceleration when you’re in the car. Using skills developed over years and years, you ensure that every single drop of fuel is burnt and used to it’s maximum potential. You fill up the tank, and then you …

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13 April 2012
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Nissan Big Turn On | What’s It Like Inside the Nissan Leaf?

In case you hadn’t heard, we’ve been driving a Nissan Leaf recently – why not pop over to our challenge page and hit the “Turn On” button to give us your support?
We started out this challenge with quite a lot of reservations about electric cars. We know, quite simply, that …

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2 April 2012
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Exciting News | Nissan Leaf “Urban Explorer” Tour of Warwick – The Big Turn On

Have you heard about the Nissan “Big Turn On”? It’s a Nissan initiative to get as many people as possible to “Turn On” to 100% electric driving. Do you think it’s the future of driving?
We’re  currently reviewing the Nissan Leaf, and will have some awesome insights for you in the future. For …

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