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BAC Mono to become hydrogen fuel cell sports car

UK sports car manufacturer partners with MIRA-based Viritech to create a Mono FCEV single-seater

26 January 2022
BAC Mono to become hydrogen fuel cell sports car
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Law commissions outline legal proposals for self-driving cars

'Automated Vehicles Act' would shift responsibility away from human drivers of self-driving vehicles

26 January 2022
Law commissions outline legal proposals for self-driving cars
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Flying car earns airworthiness certification from Slovak authorities

Klein Vision Aircar is driven by a 1.6-litre BMW petrol engine; capable of more than 118mph and 8000ft-plus altitude

25 January 2022
Flying car earns airworthiness certification from Slovak authorities
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Porsche introduces updated infotainment for 2022 models

PCM 6.0 operating system brings new apps, revamped display and wireless Android support

24 January 2022
Porsche introduces updated infotainment for 2022 models
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Under the skin: How acoustic glass makes car conversation easier

Subduing noise in a similar frequency range to human speech has become even more important in the EV era

24 January 2022
Under the skin: How acoustic glass makes car conversation easier
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Under the skin: new battery tech is self-healing and fast-charging

Storedot’s new extreme fast-charging technology can be applied to existing lithium ion battery technology

17 January 2022
Under the skin: new battery tech is self-healing and fast-charging
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New Coventry EV battery factory secures backing from council

Outline planning permission granted for facility which could boost local economy by £434 million and create 6000 jobs

13 January 2022
New Coventry EV battery factory secures backing from council
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No new smart motorways until five years of safety data available

Government awaits clearer picture of safety before continuing roll-out; invests £900 million in existing schemes

12 January 2022
No new smart motorways until five years of safety data available
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Veolia to open new EV battery recycling plant in UK

New West Midlands-based facility will discharge and dismantle batteries before chemical separation

11 January 2022
Veolia to open new EV battery recycling plant in UK
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Under the skin: Breakthrough creates faster, cheaper, greener carbonfibre

Retrac’s 60-tonne electro-servo press can turn out high-quality carbonfibre components in four minutes

10 January 2022
Under the skin: Breakthrough creates faster, cheaper, greener carbonfibre

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