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New EV battery being developed

New EV battery being developed

A new, high density rechargeable battery is being developed in Europe to provide electric cars with a claimed range of more than 600 miles on a single charge.

Posted in Latest News on Thursday, 16 May 2019 by CarTakeBack

May The 4th Be With You

May The 4th Be With You

Today is Star Wars Day! In the CarTakeBack office we like to have a look at people's customised cars, so today we thought we'd have a look at our favourite Star Wars themed cars.

Posted in Just For Fun on Saturday, 4 May 2019 by CarTakeBack

Recycled Tyres Converted Into Fuel

Recycled Tyres Converted Into Fuel

Researchers have developed a way of using 'destructive distillation' technology to recycle old tyres into a source of biofuel.

Posted in Latest News on Thursday, 25 April 2019 by CarTakeBack

Nissan LEAF is the First Electric Car to have sold over 400,000 units

Nissan LEAF is the First Electric Car to have sold over 400,000 units

Nissan have hit a big milestone with their fully electric city car, the Nissan LEAF. It's the first Electric Vehicle (EV) to surpass 400,000 sales!

Posted in Latest News on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 by CarTakeBack

Hybrid Car Types Explained

Hybrid Car Types Explained

Buying a new car? You might have considered getting a hybrid. There's more than one type of hybrid on the market…

Posted in In The Know on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 by CarTakeBack

Electric Conversion Kit for Tuk-Tuks Invented in Sri Lanka

Electric Conversion Kit for Tuk-Tuks Invented in Sri Lanka

Sasiranga De Silva has developed a conversion kit that allows tuk-tuks to run on electric power, based around a lithium-ion battery. For this invention, he has recently won a grant of US$20,000...

Posted in Latest News on Friday, 22 March 2019 by CarTakeBack

How Can Kids Become Global Recycling Citizens?

How Can Kids Become Global Recycling Citizens?

Ahead of Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019, children are being asked to join a huge, worldwide drive to ensure we have a sustainable planet ahead. How can you make a change?

Posted in Latest News on Wednesday, 13 March 2019

10 New Zealand Car Laws You May Not Know About

10 New Zealand Car Laws You May Not Know About

Understanding the laws of the road will help make you a safer driver, and will help avoid fines. Here are 10 that you may not have heard about.

Posted in In The Know on Monday, 25 February 2019

Iconic Cars At The Movies

Iconic Cars At The Movies

The Oscars is one of the most prestigious awards to receive in the film and TV industry. With our favourite heroes and heroines up for nominations, we decided to take a look at the most iconic vehicles to be used in movies and Television. Check out to see if your favourite is...

Posted in Just For Fun on Sunday, 24 February 2019 by CarTakeBack

Ford Works With DHL to Create Electric Delivery Trucks

Ford Works With DHL to Create Electric Delivery Trucks

Ford Europe are working with DHL and are producing electric vans for use in deliveries and transit. The vans have been called the StreetScooter WORK XL

Posted in Latest News on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 by CarTakeBack

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