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Kia launches modular van range powered by new electric mobility platform Kia launches modular van range powered by new electric mobility platform
Kia has revealed a new range of electric vehicles based around a mobility platform that offers a ‘blank canvas’ for transport innovation. Kia says its Platform Beyond Vehicle (PBV) enables Kia to quickly develop new products based on customer input and feedback. Next year, Kia will introduce the first model built on the platform, the electric ...
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BYD drives change at Euro 2024 BYD drives change at Euro 2024
When you first meet someone new and ask them what they are into, 65% will say football and 69% will say cars, so put them together and you have 134% of people. That is everyone and more! Okay, we know statistical maths doesn’t work that way and we understand 84.3% of statistics are made up on the spot, but some facts remain true. Such as ...
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Life-saving technology switched off by annoyed drivers Life-saving technology switched off by annoyed drivers
Drivers are routinely switching off life-saving technology in their cars because they find the alerts or intervention annoying. Researchers discovered that 41% of drivers have reached for the off switch on their car safety systems, even though 82% say the safety rating is a key factor when sourcing a vehicle. The findings raise important concerns ...
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Breakdowns soar as wire-hungry rodents target car components at record level Breakdowns soar as wire-hungry rodents target car components at record level
Ravenous rats are devouring expensive electronics in modern vehicles at a record rate and leaving stranded small business owners facing a plague of unexpected bills, new figures reveal. It is no longer the ‘rats in my kitchen’ made famous by UB40 that drivers need to worry about, but rodents in the garage, along with mice, squirrels, foxes and ...
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Electric Car Guide awards The Electric Car Scheme Best Salary Sacrifice Provider 2024 Electric Car Guide awards The Electric Car Scheme Best Salary Sacrifice Provider 2024
Congratulations to Gateway2Lease partner company The Electric Car Scheme which has been named the 'Best Salary Sacrifice Provider 2024' by EV guidance site Electric Car Guide. Electric Car Guide. The Electric Car Scheme distinguished itself from 18 leading UK salary sacrifice providers, excelling in several key areas the Electric Car Guide reporte ...
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Government rows back on extending MOT intervals Government rows back on extending MOT intervals
Plans by the Government to extend MOT intervals beyond the current three years have been rowed back. Issues such as safety and the potentially limited driver savings were cited as reasons to keep the three year interval following first registration for cars and light commercial vehicles. It follows a concerted response by 4,500 safety groups and ...
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