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Driving into the Future: The Development of Electric Vehicles in the UK

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Driving into the Future: The Development of Electric Vehicles in the UK

Can you imagine a world where petrol stations and filling up your tank are a thing of the past? Where you can head out on a 100 mile trip for the day, park your car in a garage safe in the knowledge that you can take it out the next morning without having to fill her up?

Well, that world may be coming, faster than you think, thanks, in part, to a new found popular interest in electric vehicles and a government move to ensure half of all cars sold are either hybrid or electric by 2030. By 2040 the aim is to see a green U.K where petrol and diesel vehicles are no longer available to buy.

With the government offering good subsidies of up to £3,500, for those who buy electric vehicles in 2019 and electric vehicle parts, now is surely the time to go green.

So what exactly is an electric car and what do you need to know before you buy?

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Buying a Car at Auction: 8 Things to Expect from Salvage Car Auctions

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Every week, more than 12,000 vehicles are sold at auction in the UK. Buying a car at auction is an increasingly popular way to get a new auto. Do you know what to expect at a salvaged car auction?

Salvaged car auctions are a little bit different from regular auctions. If you plan to get a car this way, you can save lots of money on a great auto. But you’ll need to prepare yourself so you get a good deal that you won’t regret.

Wondering about buying at salvage auctions? In this guide, we’ll go over everything you need to know to proceed with confidence — keep reading to get prepared!

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