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Beating the 100g/km CO2 threshold

With running costs the watchwords when it comes to buying a car these days, one of the best ways to reduce the cost of ownership is by reducing or, even better, cutting out altogether the annual Vehicle Excise Duty or road tax charge.

You can find used cars in Sheffield that qualify for road tax exemption, the threshold of which is currently 100g/km in CO2 emissions without going hybrid or electric according to this government website. Continue Reading

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The Pleasure of Continental Coach Travel

April 11, 2014 • Autos Articles • Views: 1648

The quickest way to get to a destination abroad is to fly. The Mediterranean is not much more than two hours from regional airports. The downside is, there is no chance to see the countryside in between flying at thousands of feet above the land. There are many people who prefer to enjoy looking

Fuel Cell Technology in Autos

March 3, 2014 • Auto Tips and Guides, Autos Articles • Views: 1697

A Fuel Cell converts the chemicals hydrogen and oxygen, obtained from natural gases and alcohol, and oxides, and converts them into water. During this process, it produces electricity. But the batteries we use do so as well; so what’s the difference? Because the batteries convert the chemical

Revisiting The History of Car Engines

March 3, 2014 • Auto Tips and Guides, Autos Articles • Views: 1879

Almost all latest cars are now equipped with an internal combustion engine – to be more specific, the reciprocating piston engine is the most common. Such engines are usually named after their size, indicating the number of cylinders within them and their interior volume. Cylinders in an engine

7 Best Cars, Innovations and Technologies of 2013

October 9, 2013 • Autos Articles, Top Autos • Views: 1755

Every year, companies all around the world strive to develop never before seen cars having mind blowing new features. Cars are becoming sleeker, faster and more fuel efficient than ever before and all are accompanied with even better luxury features. Read on more on my favorite technologies,

Advantages of New Age Handheld Surface Roughness Tester Profilometer

September 30, 2013 • Autos Articles • Views: 1301

Surface profile is really important and has to be measured in the right way especially in the production shop and therefore many production facilities make use of the best profilometer that can measure the surface profile and quantify the roughness of the part. However, because of the high demand