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Government expected to miss target for installations of rapid EV chargers

Less than a quarter of 119 motorway services reviewed by the RAC on Zapmap currently have the target number of chargers to serve the UK’s estimated 760,000 battery electric vehicles. The RAC’s research found there are around 400 high-powered charging units situated at motorway services capable of charging 682 electric…
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Why ducted fuel-injection might be a game changer for heavy vehicles

A 2016 New York Times article recounting the history of our relationship with diesel, from its invention in the 1800s to Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, concluded that the notion of clean diesel was “an oxymoron”. Exhaust from diesel engines contains harmful pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and soot particles. Although governments…
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Satellite Signal Jamming Reaches New Lows

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022 put Ukrainian communications in a literal jam: Just before the invasion, Russian hackers knocked out Viasat satellite ground receivers across Europe. Then entrepreneur Elon Musk swept in to offer access to Starlink, SpaceX’s growing network of low-Earth orbit (LEO) communications satellites. Musk soon reported…
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Government’s energy efficiency schemes are ‘struggling’ to meet targets, councils warn

Local authorities have raised concerns over the sluggish pace of home insulation schemes, and the risk it poses to many people facing fuel poverty.  The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 300 councils in England and Wales, said the government's flagship energy efficiency scheme supported 60,000 homes in 2022,…
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