World must embrace technology that helps fossil fuels burn more cleanly to avoid energy crunch
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World must embrace technology that helps fossil fuels burn more cleanly to avoid energy crunch

The world must embrace technology that helps fossil fuels burn more cleanly and efficiently to help avoid an energy crunch, leading fuel technology company SulNOx Group Plc said. SulNOx Group, which specialises in providing responsible solutions towards decarbonisation of liquid hydrocarbon fuels, said the need was urgent, with oil demand expected to grow by about

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The High Wycombe driving test centre is closing
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The High Wycombe driving test centre is closing

The latest information from DVSA: We are writing to let you know that the driving test centre in High Wycombe will be closing after Friday 29 April 2022. This is a result of our landlords recently serving notice to DVSA. Tests booked at this siteNo tests will be cancelled by DVSA because of this closure.

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Two in five EV drivers use public chargers at least once a week
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Two in five EV drivers use public chargers at least once a week

The vast majority of electric vehicle (EV) drivers (93%) use the UK’s public charge points, with 40% using public chargers at least once a week, new data from Zap-Map suggests. The company’s annual EV Charging Survey also found a significant increase in both the installation and usage of high-powered – also known as ultra-rapid –

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All new cars could see speed limiters fitted
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All new cars could see speed limiters fitted

ll new manufactured cars could be fitted with speed limiters following a controversial EU ruling. A consultation is set to be launched by the UK government which will look into the possibility of speeding drivers having their cars’ engine power reduced or having warning alarms go off. Such systems would be based on “intelligent speed

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Low-cost lightweight steering system for HGVs receives DfT funding
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Low-cost lightweight steering system for HGVs receives DfT funding

The Government has awarded almost £2 million to support the development of 51 projects that are aimed at creating a more efficient transport system. The Department for Transport (DfT) funding is part of the Government’s Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) programme. Winning a share of the cash is the University of Cambridge, which is

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More than 280,000 speeding fines cancelled in 2021
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More than 280,000 speeding fines cancelled in 2021

More than one in seven speeding tickets issued in Great Britain last year were cancelled, new official data has revealed. The 28 police forces in England, Wales and Scotland who responded to a Freedom of Information request from Auto Express issued a total of 1.87million speeding tickets in 2021, of which 287,554 (15 per cent)

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New app has made Smartphones become speed cameras
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New app has made Smartphones become speed cameras

After only weeks on the market, a new app which allows people to record passing cars with their smartphone camera and determine whether they’re breaking the speed limit, is causing controversy. Speedcam Anywhere can be used by pedestrians to take a video of a passing car suspected of speeding. The app is able to read

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What are 4D number plates and are they legal?
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What are 4D number plates and are they legal?

Having a valid set of number plates is one of many requirements for legally driving your car on the road. Many drivers will purchase a personalised registration number in a bid to brighten up this rather dull fact of life, and some motorists are now following a new trend of fitting what have become known

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