Porsche invests £60M into synthetic fuel production
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Porsche invests £60M into synthetic fuel production

Porsche have announced an additional $75 million investment in synthetic fuel production. In a press release, the automaker said it is taking what it calls a “long-term stake” in HIF Global LLC, a holding company for projects to develop synthetic fuel production facilities. One of the projects Chile-based HIF is involved in is the Porsche-backed

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'Grey market' created for driving tests due to DVSA backlog
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‘Grey market’ created for driving tests due to DVSA backlog

Learner drivers are forking out hundreds of pounds for driving test slots in an effort to get around long delays caused by the Covid log-jam. In cities such as London, Cardiff and Birmingham, there’s currently a six-month wait for driving tests, at least when booking individually via the official system run by the Driver and

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Drowsy driving: 4 signs you need to pull over and rest
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Drowsy driving: 4 signs you need to pull over and rest

Can’t remember the last time you pulled over for a break? Constantly yawning? You could be at risk of drowsy driving – in other words, driving when you’re too tired. Drowsy driving is a serious safety hazard on the roads. Worryingly, driving while sleep-deprived is surprisingly common in Australia, with 20% of respondents to a

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70 years of driving - then and now as we celebrate the Jubilee
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70 years of driving – then and now as we celebrate the Jubilee

As the country celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Quotezone.co.uk look at the iconic changes in motoring during the course of the Queen’s reign. On the Road The first thing a driver would notice in 1953 was the lack of traffic; there were four million cars on the road, 70 years on there are 40.3 million

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Drivers warned over hypermiling method
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Drivers warned over hypermiling method

Many drivers are searching for methods to help save on fuel costs after both petrol and diesel prices hit new record levels. Hypermiling techniques have been popular with drivers, which involves changing driving habits to boost fuel economy and save on fuel costs, but some may be more dangerous than others. To be able to

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How Will Clean Air Zones in Your Area Affect Your Commute
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How Will Clean Air Zones in Your Area Affect Your Commute

Clean Air Zones in Your Area To combat rising emission levels and improve air quality, Clean Air Zones (CAZs) have been introduced in some major cities around the UK. These come off the back of the UK’s first Ultra Low Emission Zones implemented in London in April 2019. Like congestion zones, vehicles travelling within these

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DVA’s Latest Recruitment Push for Driving Test Examiners

Update: The DVSA’s latest examiner recruitment campaign With an ongoing shortage of driving test examiners, the DVSA has renewed its drive to recruit more examiners to help tackle the backlog of tests.Here’s the latest statement from the DVSA:Earlier this year, we let you know that we were launching a new national campaign to recruit an

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Record high for green vehicle registrations
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Record high for green vehicle registrations

Record numbers of motorists are switching to electric vehicles according to new research from the Department for Transport. Plug-in vehicles are leading the race with a 77% increase for new registrations in 2021 compared to the year before. They accounted for 327,000 car registrations out of a total of nearly 1.7 million. Hybrid Electric Vehicles

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Three things to consider as a disabled driver before investing in an EV
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Three things to consider as a disabled driver before investing in an EV

Big plans are needed to tackle our carbon emissions, if we are going to meet global environmental targets and fight climate change. Governments worldwide are tackling traffic pollution issues by encouraging the uptake of modern electric vehicles (EVs), instead of traditional petrol and diesel vehicles, as they are much better for the environment. If you

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