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    Report: UK's Future Car Challenge cancelled, reflecting low interest in EVs

    The 2013 edition of the UK's Future Car Challenge year has been cancelled. The shut down may be as much of a reflection of less-than-expected electric-vehicle interest in the UK as it is a result of a sponsor unexpectedly pulling out, according to UK's Autocar. The annual race of alt-fuel ...

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    Study: UK hybrid sales will dwarf demand for plug-in vehicles

    UK hybrid sales will dwarf those of battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as automakers work to meet ever-increasing emissions requirements during the next decade. The prediction was reported in Motor Trades Insight can came from a RAC (Royal Automobile Club) Foundation study. What does ...

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    Official: EV sales would be spurred by more rental opportunities, UK report says

    Electric vehicle makers like Nissan and Renault have long preached that giving more people the chance to drive a plug-in is key to spurring EV sales. Now, a UK report says that the best was to make this happen is to get more EVs into the rental market. UK's Royal Automobile Club (RAC) Foundation ...

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    Official: Renault wins RAC's Future Car Challenge in UK

    Consider it a salute across the English Channel. French automaker Renault can celebrate a victory of sorts on UK soil after its Zoe all-electric car won the Royal Automobile Club's (RAC) Future Car Challenge, which also included hybrids, hydrogen-powered cars, diesel cars and other "green"-ish ...

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    RAC: Cars over 18 years old should be scrapped

    The Royal Automobile Club Foundation in the UK has just released a report suggesting that any car built more than 18 years ago should be scrapped in an effort to clean up the roadways. Why 18 years? That would remove the vast majority of cars not equipped with catalytic converters, which was one of ...

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    Britons glued to their cars. Mileage increases

    According to a new study by the RAC Foundation, British drivers have risen in number and in mileage. Alternatives in public transport aren't improving much: the usage of bus transport has declined 13 percent since 1993 and 50 percent of Britons have never taken the bus. Train usage, on the other ...


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