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What is a mild hybrid?

Car companies are rushing to launch mild hybrid models as quickly possible. But what is a mild hybrid and should you bother with one?

Lunaz reveals classic Rolls-Royce electric conversions

British manufacturer Lunaz has unveiled two new classic Rolls-Royce models converted to electric power – the first of their kind.

Motorists ‘leaving sensitive data on their old cars’

Drivers could be leaving a trove of sensitive data on their old cars by not wiping information held from connecting to a smartphone.

British start-up to provide electric powertrains for classic cars

A new electric vehicle firm has set up shop in Silverstone, where it will build all-electric conversions of some of history’s most iconic classic cars.

Thieves can “steal keyless cars in ten seconds”

Some of Britain’s most popular cars can be stolen by criminals within as little as ten seconds – thanks to supposedly convenient keyless entry technology.

Safety fears add noise to electric vehicles

From 1st July all new electrified vehicles will be required to emit a noise at low speeds to warn pedestrians of their presence.

More EV charge points than filling stations in UK

There are now more electric vehicle charging locations in the UK than the number of fuel stations, according to new data.

Honda e to offer standard-fit cameras in place of door mirrors

The Honda e electric car will be the first production model to fit door cameras in place of wing mirrors as standard.

Android Auto overhauled in new update

Google is set to release an update for Android Auto that will give the software a major overhaul.

All new cars from 2022 to be fitted with speed limiters

New cars sold in the UK from 2022 are set to have devices fitted to stop the driver breaking the speed limit.

Volvo to limit top speed on all new cars

Volvo Cars has used this week's Geneva motor show to announce that it will limit the top speed of its new cars at 180km/h (112mph) from next year.

What’s an electric car like to drive?

More people than ever are considering a switch to an electric car. But what is an electric car actually like to drive and live with?

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