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Roa d to t h e f u t u r e Continued from page 79 “This is a market poised for a breakthrough and we aim to help the industry achieve that.” DrivingElectric.com will offer reviews, advice and news in plain English, focusing on facts, while avoiding jargon. Where personal circumstances point away from electric as the right choice, advice will be provided on the best alternatives. Social media content across YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, plus an outreach email address, will also provide a direct link with the DrivingElectric.com team for readers and viewers who have additional queries. Industry names welcoming the new site include Volkswagen, who will advertise to showcase existing product, such as the e-Golf, and use the DrivingElectric.com platform as a major plank in the launch of its forthcoming ID electric vehicle brand.

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Volvo transformation wins award Volvo has reaped rich rewards in the first Car of the Year Awards from carwow, the online consumer car deals and reviews specialist, being honoured as Manufacturer of the Year and with the new V60 receiving the Practicality Award.

The Manufacturer of the Year Award recognises the advances Volvo is making as a brand, not just by bringing exciting new generations of saloons, estate cars and SUVs to the market, but also by demonstrating its commitment to the environment,

safety and the application of useful, advanced technology. Its priorities are striking a note with customers, helping drive global sales to record levels. Mat Watson, carwow Editorial Director, said: “Volvo has quite literally transformed its entire range, and the public perception of its brand, thanks to brilliant and desirable new cars such as the new V60 (pictured) and XC40.” Visit: www.volvocars.com/uk

Volvo V60 Glyn Butterworth, National Communications Manager of Volkswagen UK, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with DrivingElectric.com. The team at Dennis presented their vision for the way an EV website should work and this mirrored our advocacy and enthusiasm for the

electric car market. As such, this strategic tie up will really help us to reach and inform electric car considerers.”

welcomes the Department for Transport announcement that vehicle drivers and passengers will soon be encouraged to use the ‘Dutch reach’ when opening doors from the inside. A number of cyclists are ‘T-boned’ by blind-sided drivers and passengers who unthinkingly

A road safety body is urging drivers to ‘go Dutch’ in a bid to protect cyclists. GEM Motoring Assist

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Vale Life Magazine Nov-Dec 2018 Edition  

Local interest magazine for Aylesbury, Thame, Tring, Wendover, Princes Risborough, Chinnor, Waddesdon, Winslow and surrounding villages.

Vale Life Magazine Nov-Dec 2018 Edition  

Local interest magazine for Aylesbury, Thame, Tring, Wendover, Princes Risborough, Chinnor, Waddesdon, Winslow and surrounding villages.

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