Motoring

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I was fined £100 for charging my car at a motorway service station
The time limit for free parking is two hours but I had to wait 30 minutes just to get the use of a charging point

Anna Tims

30, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Toyota recalls its first electric cars amid fears the wheels could fall off
Global recall of 2,700 bZ4X SUVs a major blow to world’s largest carmaker’s first attempts at battery-only vehicle

Jasper Jolly and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Is ‘fake data’ the real deal when training algorithms?
The use of synthetic data is a cost‑effective way to teach AI about human responses. But can it help eliminate bias and make self‑driving cars safer?

Laurie Clarke

18, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Government pulls plug on its remaining UK electric car subsidies
DfT says it wants to focus funding on expanding the public electric chargepoint network

Julia Kollewe

14, Jun, 2022 @12:12 PM

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A living room on a skateboard: how electric vehicles are redefining the car
Future EV designs offer drivers more space and leisure, with fewer parts making production more sustainable

Jasper Jolly

11, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TechScape: Do Apple’s bigger car screens take driving in the right direction?
In this week’s newsletter: Apple’s CarPlay updates put a dizzying amount of information at a driver’s fingertips – for good or bad. Plus, Elon Musk continues to try not to buy Twitter

Alex Hern

08, Jun, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Australia’s used car market is in overdrive as dealers chase customers to buy back vehicles
Supply chain issues cause unprecedented demand and wait times for used cars pushing dealers to contact private sellers directly

Royce Kurmelovs

07, Jun, 2022 @2:29 AM

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Car tyres produce vastly more particle pollution than exhausts, tests show
Toxic particles from tyre wear almost 2,000 times worse than from exhausts as weight of cars increases

Damian Carrington Environment editor

03, Jun, 2022 @11:06 AM

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Traditional carmakers could boost profits by accelerating move to electric
Analysis suggests electric operations will become rapidly more profitable than petrol and diesel arms within five years

Jasper Jolly

01, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK battles to keep Jaguar Land Rover’s planned EV production
Britain lagging behind in race to build vital large-scale and local battery factories

Joanna Partridge

27, May, 2022 @3:57 PM

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New Zealand woman creates her own electric car for $24,000
Rosemary Penwarden says the vehicle, powered by home rooftop solar, has been running smoothly for three years and has thanked oil companies for the motivation

Tess McClure in Auckland

27, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Big carmakers stuck in slow lane over switch to zero emissions, study shows
Only Tesla and Mercedes are due to meet climate goals with Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai and General Motors lagging

Jasper Jolly

17, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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