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Drivers get hit again with new VED tax and misleading fuel consumption data

Good old honest John has once again shown how bad many of the stated MPG claims are. Drivers are facing a new cost-of-motoring crisis, with the new VED (road tax) system and misleading fuel economy figures adding more than £1000 to the long-term running costs of Britain’s best-selling cars, according to new research from HonestJohn.co.uk. …

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Daimler to spend 100M Euro expanding battery production

Daimler will spend about 100 million euros ($125 million) in coming years to increase production of lithium-ion batteries in East Germany The German automaker said on Monday it will expand capacity at Deutsche ACCUmotive, its battery-making division in Saxony as it expects “high and steadily-growing demand” for electric-car batteries. The unit supplies batteries for the …

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