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Post thumbnail of What do you think of the Tata EV? | Coventry-made Production Car Reaches the Real World
11 April 2011
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What do you think of the Tata EV? | Coventry-made Production Car Reaches the Real World

At the end of March the new Coventry based Tata car manufacturing plants began production on the car that is likely to to take over from the world-famous Nano.
Where the Nano was all about being teeny-tiny and costing an equally teeny-tiny price, the Vista EV is about offering electric car technology to the …

Post thumbnail of Jeep Embraces Social Media | Celebrate Their 70th Anniversary with the Brand
24 March 2011
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Jeep Embraces Social Media | Celebrate Their 70th Anniversary with the Brand

It could easily be argued that Jeep are a brand that may well struggle in the next decade. After all, eco-conscious approaches to buying car,s and the rising costs of fuel, mean that economical vehicles are quite likely ot win out. Off-roading 4x4s that have an annoying tendency to gobble up …

Post thumbnail of The Impact of the Quake | Japanese Car Manufacturers Forced to Halt Production
15 March 2011
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The Impact of the Quake | Japanese Car Manufacturers Forced to Halt Production

Yet another corner of the globe was devastated by the unrivalled power of the earth this week, as Japan was hit by the strongest earthquake they have ever recorded. The destruction wrought by the quake and the violent tsunamis that followed it is almost impossible to comprehend, and the newspapers every day are filled with heartbreaking images of …

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24 February 2011
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Are Car Search Filters Good Enough?

My boyfriend and I have been searching for a used Volkswagen Golf for a few weeks now.
I know the Golf specification we want to purchase such as transmission, preferable colours, age, engine size and number of doors but I really only want to compare used VW Golfs that are fuel …

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23 February 2011
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Electric Cars | What Noises Should They Make When Approaching Pedestrians?

Legislation will soon require all electric vehicles to have sound generators that warn pedestrians when they are approaching, because electric cars are generally so silent. Whereas a normal car obviously has an engine that makes a noise as they drive along, electric vehicles tend fo me more to the purring variety, the only sounds …

Post thumbnail of 313MPG Fuel Efficiency? | Volkswagen Reveals The New VW XL1 Concept
28 January 2011
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313MPG Fuel Efficiency? | Volkswagen Reveals The New VW XL1 Concept

There is no question who the undisputed star of the Qatar Motor Show has been – the super-efficient Volkswagen XL1 Concept Car stole the show without having to put in any effort at all!
The XL1 from the front…
Except, of course, they have put a lot of effort into this car. …

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22 December 2010
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Concept Car | 205mph Electric Jaguar C-X75 On Display in London

Electric cars generally aren’t cool. OK, so there have been some cool electric car concepts, but generally even the fastest electric sports cars don’t really have a level of performance that matches the stunning looks. However, it looks like this latest electric car concept model, the Jaguar C-X75 could be …

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13 December 2010
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The Mad Christmas Rush | Parking Problems

Normally people spread out their Christmas shopping. Don’t get me wrong, people still leave it to the minute and engage in panicky midnight trips to the supermarket on Christmas Eve, but generally the entire population manage to spread out their buying over a few weeks or even months. However, when …

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15 November 2010
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The Future Car Challenge | Efficient Cars Race For Gold

I know, I know, I really ought to be writing about the formula one. However, I am a relatively crap petrol head because I left it halfway through even though it was exciting, and this means that I have a little research and updating to do before I can make any inferences …

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5 November 2010
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Sinclair X1 | Unveiled

There is something undeniably British about Clive Sinclair; the inventor of the new Sinclair X1. Not content with becoming something of a laughing stock with the ludicrous unveiling of the Sinclair C5 way back in 1985, he has proffered up yet another automotive example mocking the paradigm of supply and …

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