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De-icing cars can be made easier by using cooking spray and

Cooking spray can be used to prevent car doors from sticking shut in cold weather, while hand sanitiser can “melt away” ice quickly. This post is originally appeared on Express UK

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Just one charger installed for every 53 electric cars sold last

Just one new public charger was built for every 53 electric cars sold last year, putting the adoption of cleaner vehicles at risk. New data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows that 368,617 plug-in cars were registered in Britain last year while just 6,949 standard chargers were installed. Last year was […]

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10 classic cars that could rise in value in 2023 including Ford

The Hagerty Valuation Team spend months identifying cars from all eras that offer a great ownership experience while using their industry-leading market data to determine which models may appreciate in value. The Hagerty Bull Market is aimed at people who want to find, buy, and drive a classic or modern classic vehicle but, the standout advice is […]

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World

Ukraine’s anti-corruption searches reveal luxury watches, cars

CNN  —  Ukrainian authorities have conducted a series of anti-corruption raids across the country, uncovering stashes of cash as well as luxury watches and cars. Among those caught up in the investigations is the acting head of the Kyiv tax authority, who was allegedly part of a scheme to overlook 45 billion Ukrainian hryvnia ($1.2 […]

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UK

Arctic cold ‘no sweat’ for electric cars in Norway

Issued on: 01/02/2023 – 04:02Modified: 01/02/2023 – 04:00 Jessheim (Norway) (AFP) – Norwegian electric car owners have a word for the way they feel when they look nervously at their battery indicators while driving in subfreezing weather: “rekkevideangst”, or “range anxiety”. Tesla owner Philip Benassi has experienced it on cold winter days, but like other […]

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Automotive

Huge rise in cars stolen to be shipped abroad and sold on

There has been a huge increase in car theft (Image: Getty) Car thefts rocketed by a quarter last year – with more than 300 stolen every day. Gangs are snatching vehicles off driveways to order and shipping them around the world. Several police forces have launched crackdowns but only two per cent of crooks are […]

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Ferrari may introduce ‘fake’ engine noises to its electric cars

A patent filed by the Italian sports car brand revealed plans for an external speaker that emits an authentic soundtrack linked directly to the propulsion system. Ferrari is set to go electric in 2025, with the automaker aiming to reach 40 percent of EV sales by the end of this decade. The patent, which was […]

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10 classic cars becoming tax and MOT exempt in 2023 – including

Ford Sierra Revealed to the world at the British International Motor Show in Birmingham, the Ford Sierra went on sale in October 1982. As the replacement for the renowned Ford Cortina, the Sierra had a lot to live up to. It was a tough sell at first, with many criticising the boxy but more aerodynamic […]

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Automotive

Five cars with the highest MOT pass rate for new drivers

1 – Peugeot 108 Total MOT Tests: 54,700 | Total MOT Tests Passed: 46,986 MOT Pass Rate: 85.9 percent Coming in first place is the Peugeot 108, frequently mentioned as a good first car for new drivers. There haven’t been any obvious recurring problems with this car and it uses a lot of the already […]

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Pets

Drive Free or Die? NH considers restricting pets in cars

Published: 1/25/2023 10:05:18 AM Modified: 1/25/2023 10:04:52 AM New Hampshire is the only state that allows adults to drive without wearing seatbelts. Want to use your dog instead? Go for it, for now. While the state currently has no lapdog-related laws, the Legislature is considering a bill that would make it illegal for someone to […]