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World Car Free Day

World Car Free Day

For World Car Free Day, we thought we'd look at just some of the ways you could give up your wheels. And who knows, you might just find something that would work for you on a regular basis.

Posted in Latest News on Sunday, 22 September 2019 by CarTakeBack

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

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

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

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

7 things we learned about New Zealand drivers in 2018

7 things we learned about New Zealand drivers in 2018

Welcome to our 2018 New Zealand car stats roundup. We will be looking at 7 things we have learned about New Zealand drivers in the last year – plus New Zealand's real favourite car!

Posted in Latest News on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 by CarTakeBack

Porsche Going Green Into The Future

Porsche Going Green Into The Future

Porsche have announced that they will drop all of their diesel models from their range due to less demand. The interest in hybrid vehicles is rapidly increasing, and in 2017 only 12% of their worldwide sales were...

Posted in Latest News on Thursday, 20 December 2018 by CarTakeBack

Driverless Taxi Takes Paying Customers in Tokyo Trial

Driverless Taxi Takes Paying Customers in Tokyo Trial

Tokyo has had its first driverless taxi in operation, taking paying customers. This taxi was being used as a trial, with the hope of a fleet of them being operational ahead of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Posted in Latest News on Monday, 19 November 2018 by CarTakeBack

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