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Trial of new connected vehicle technology launched

The Government has launched a pilot programme of new connected vehicle technology designed to increase road safety. 'Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems' enable vehicles to 'talk' to other connected vehicles, roadside infrastructure and traffic management control centres to share relevant safety-related alerts and advisory messages with drivers. The technology will be used to send safety alerts, in [...]
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The new car batteries that could power the electric vehicle revolution

There’s a revolution brewing in batteries for electric cars. Japanese car maker Toyota said last year that it aims to release a car in 2027–28 that could travel 1,000 kilometres and recharge in just 10 minutes, using a battery type that swaps liquid components for solids. Chinese manufacturers have announced budget cars for 2024 featuring batteries [...]
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