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  • 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge preview

    The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge kicks off next Saturday 5th November. Following on from the huge success of the inaugural run last year, the Future Car Challenge (FCC) will once again set off from Madeira Drive in Brighton, covering 60 miles to finish up at London’s Pall Mall.
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    By Gavin Conway October 31, 2011 4:50 PM
  • Best of British: from GEVCO to Gordon Murray via Rolls-Royce

    One of the most interesting things about the recent EcoVelocity motor show in London was the high representation of homegrown engineering talent – vehicles developed and built in the UK, many of them electric.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi September 19, 2011 2:25 PM
  • Bugs, buggies and bubble cars: micro-motoring 21st century-style

    Farah investigates the return of the tiny urban vehicle, historically epitomised by the ‘bubble car’ and the ill-fated Sinclair C5. Does this latest generation from the likes of Audi, VW, Renault and Vauxhall really have a future?
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    By Farah Alkhalisi September 13, 2011 9:43 AM
  • Converting the faithful: do the sums add up for retro-electrification?

    Reverend Gadget, one of the stars of the forthcoming feature documentary Revenge of the Electric Car, is doing a lot for the awareness of aftermarket EV conversions Stateside, and enjoying the patronage of celebrities – he’s the fellow doing amazing electric conversions of classics such as the Porsche Speedster. Yet there’s a thriving EV conversions scene in the UK, too, if a slightly more homespun and lower-profile version.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 19, 2011 10:08 AM
  • Electric heaven at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed – our guide

    Motorsport legends both human and metal, the world’s finest supercars, historically-significant classics and all things fast and powerful feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – and this year it’s a showcase for new and next-generation technology as well. Concepts and consumer-ready vehicles alike are going to be on show or seen in action, and there’s a fair few electric vehicles amongst these.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 28, 2011 6:40 PM