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Hyundai has revealed a new 180mph ‘air taxi’ concept that could be used to power Uber’s forthcoming aerial ridesharing service.

Hyundai’s S-A1 all-electric concept air taxi can carry four passengers while travelling up to 180mph As announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Hyundai has become the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate project, which was first announced in a white paper in 2016 and planned for launch in […]

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2 high speed drivers fined £13,000, 99 points on their licences and disqualified for 8 years.
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2 high speed drivers fined £13,000, 99 points on their licences and disqualified for 8 years.

Newton Abbott Magistrates Court fined 2 Qatar service personnel, who were based at Britannia Royal Naval College, when they committed a total of 25 speeding tickets between in one month. Al-Ishaq was fined £7810, ordered to pay £77 victim surcharge and  £85 costs, given 61 points and disqualified from driving for 4 years, the second […]

Drink-drive fatalities reach eight-year high
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Drink-drive fatalities reach eight-year high

The number of drink-drive fatalities reached an eight-year high in 2017, leading to renewed calls for a zero-tolerance drink-drive limit, increased education on the risks of drink-driving and greater policing. The estimates indicate the number of drink-drive fatalities reached an eight-year high in 2017 The latest drink-drive provisional estimates from the Department for Transport indicate that […]

UK Government cuts Plug-in Car Grant
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UK Government cuts Plug-in Car Grant

Plug-in hybrids will cease to be eligible for the UK’s Plug-in Car Grant on 12 November, under a reformed system focused on increasing uptake of electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV The Outlander PHEV is popular with UK fleets. The Plug-in Car Grant has funded more than 160,000 ultra-low emission vehicles since […]

Government launches Road to Zero Strategy to lead the world in zero emission vehicle technology
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Dashcams highlight lane-hogging epidemic
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Dashcams highlight lane-hogging epidemic

Poor lane discipline among drivers is the cause of more than a third (37%) of all road traffic accidents – making it as big a cause of accidents as rear-end shunts, as revealed by dashcam footage. Raj Singh of Crystal Ball Raj Singh of Crystal Ball Telematics and smart camera expert Crystal Ball analysed several […]