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Analysts promised electric future – seems they’re wrong

LONDON, England - The reduction of carbon emissions is high on the agenda for several countries, among them Britain, the UK, India and China. The introduction of affordable electric vehicles (EVs) is held up as a panacea to the pollution problem around the world. In Norway, EV's are exempt from purchase tax, VAT, tolls and… Continue reading Analysts promised electric future – seems they’re wrong

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Tesla ‘sentry’ alarm calls owner, plays loud music

NEW YORK - Elon Musk’s Tesla battery-car company has launched a Sentry Mode anti-theft system  to freshen the attraction of its vehicles. The feature will go into US Model 3 vehicles dating back to August 2017. Known auto thefts in the US through 2017 totalled 773 139 - the most since 2009 - according to… Continue reading Tesla ‘sentry’ alarm calls owner, plays loud music

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EV specialist warns: Electric vehicles in majority by 2030

Battery-car survey throws up surprises Conventional automakers 'should be worried'' Pure-electric models preferred purchases LONDON, England - “Only five percent of people driving battery cars would ever go back to a conventional car.” That's the conclusion of what claims to be the most comprehensive clean energy/electric vehicle survey yet conducted. The UK survey of battery-car… Continue reading EV specialist warns: Electric vehicles in majority by 2030

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Comment: Gumtree SA’s JEFF OSBORNE on US autonomous road death

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - March 19 2018 saw the second road death caused by an Uber autonomous vehicle and all the company's autonomous tests have been halted. The previous death, in 2016, involved a self-driving Tesla in 2016 whose driver fell asleep and the car collided with a truck. In December 2016 one of Uber’s self-driving… Continue reading Comment: Gumtree SA’s JEFF OSBORNE on US autonomous road death