quick charge podcast: august 13, 2022

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How reducing city speed limits has cut road deaths and injuries in Edinburgh

LONDON: Scotland’s capital city boasts a 40% reduction in collisions since the introduction of a new 20 mph speed limit (equivalent to just over 30kph). A study shows that this measure has also reduced the number of road deaths by almost a quarter. A study published by the University ...

View more: How reducing city speed limits has cut road deaths and injuries in Edinburgh

What makes people act like idiots in traffic? A mystery solved

BERLIN: You cycled or drove to work this morning and feel like you barely survived, thanks to the number of aggressive drivers out there? Or rather, drivers and cyclists, because let’s be honest, bikers can sometimes behave pretty irresponsible as well. Whether someone ignores the right of way or ...

View more: What makes people act like idiots in traffic? A mystery solved

US: First 36 Cadillac Lyriq Were Delivered To Customers In Q3

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View more: US: First 36 Cadillac Lyriq Were Delivered To Customers In Q3

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Everyone Has the Wrong Idea About EV-Converted Classic Cars

People keep asking me about converting their troublesome old sports cars into low-maintenance EVs. It's a mistake -- they're looking at the wrong genre of vehicle.

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Detroit’s Big Three Rise as Canadian Car Sales Fall Again

Photo: General Motors Following a drop of 12 percent in the first quarter of 2022 and 10.2 percent in the second quarter, new light-duty vehicle sales in Canada have again dipped by more than 10 percent in the third quarter. More specifically, stats posted by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants show ...

View more: Detroit’s Big Three Rise as Canadian Car Sales Fall Again

Chevrolet Bolt EV Production to Increase 75 Percent in 2023

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View more: Chevrolet Bolt EV Production to Increase 75 Percent in 2023

Drivers in Germany face higher insurance premiums, says industry executive

MUNICH: German drivers should brace for higher auto insurance premiums next year, following three years of price declines, says an industry executive. Higher insurance prices are the latest headache for drivers, who already must contend with soaring fuel costs, parts shortages and long waiting times for new vehicles. Annual ...

View more: Drivers in Germany face higher insurance premiums, says industry executive

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Envision sees cost of electric cars at parity by 2025-2026

Works Ministry denies report that Malaysia has the 12th worst roads in the world

UK plug-in grant for EVs gets an 18-month extension

Musk and Zelenskiy in Twitter showdown over billionaire's Ukraine peace plan

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