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Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP (source: )

Autumn Statement 2016 favours electric vehicles

The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP’s Autumn Statement included good news for electric vehicle enthusiasts with a large £390 million toward boosting zero emission vehicles and driverless technology. Mr Hammond said, “we choose in this Autumn Statement to prioritise additional high-value investment, specifically in infrastructure and innovation, that will directly contribute to raising Britain’s productivity…” […]

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AutoVolt July-August 2016

July-August 2016 AutoVolt Now Available

The new issue of AutoVolt is now available. Contents include our prestigious annual Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Awards 2016, a new column by Robert Llewellyn ( of Formula E, Fully Charged show, Scrap Heap Challenge and Kryten from Red Dwarf fame), a triple plug-in hybrid SUV test of the Volvo XC90 T8 versus BMW X5 xDrive40e and Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid. Plus there’s an article about the Morgan EV3 by Lem Bingley, a look at Tesla’s Autopilot autonomous driving system and an insightful look at Ecotricity’s charge-for-charge,

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BMW autonomous driving future with Intel and Mobileye

BMW Look to Intel for Future Autonomous Cars

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye are creating an open platform for the next generation of cars to create a safe autonomous platform, from door locks to the datacenter.

Intel needs little introduction as the world’s largest chip maker who manufacture and supply computer chips for every conceivable device, from you home computer to – now – your car. It’s no surprise that car manufacturers are turning to established IT brands for hardware and software needs as cars become more and more like yet another appliance.

Mobileye might not be quite so well-known, but it is a small company making big waves…

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AutoVolt May-June 2016 paper magazine and tablet

May-June 2016 AutoVolt Now Available

In the 12th issue of AutoVolt, we take a drive in the first production Toyota hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai. It’s a fascinating car not only in its own right but also in the question it ultimately poses; do we value the convenience of hydrogen cars or prefer battery electric cars that are more efficient? Similarly, we take a closer look at the Riversimple Rasa, a Welsh built innovative two-seat lightweight hydrogen car that could make us rethink hydrogen cars before they’ve even begun to be sold.

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AutoVolt Jan-Feb 2016

Jan-Feb 2016 AutoVolt Available Now!

In this issue, AutoVolt embarks on a voyage from London to Paris, in an electric Nissan LEAF 30kWh. Our trip coincided with COP21, a climate conference held in Paris in December 2015. Following our #EV2PARIS journey, we’ve created a handy guide from our learnings – so go on, get travelling in your EV!

AutoVolt was offered a ride in the Flux Capacitor – Jonny Smith (Fifth Gear presenter) has restored the diminutive Enfield…

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