Posts Tagged 'hybrid cars'

Car Insurers Report a 600% Increase in Catalytic Converter Thefts

February 6, 2020 | Posted under: News

Car Insurers Report a 600% Increase in Catalytic Converter Thefts One thief was killed whilst risking his life to steal the sought-after component   Hybrid cars are increasing in popularity every year and it isn’t just the environment reaping the benefits – thieves have become savvy to the vehicle’s most valuable (and most important) components, one of which is the catalytic converter. What is a catalytic converter and what does it do? A catalytic converter is a device…

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Petrol and diesel hybrid cars will still be sold after the 2040 'fossil fuel' ban

August 16, 2018 | Posted under: Electric cars

Petrol and diesel hybrid cars will still be sold after the 2040 ‘fossil fuel’ ban The move by the government to make hybrid cars exempt from the ban has been welcomed by the car industry, but angered environmental campaigners The government has confirmed that petrol and diesel hybrid cars will still be sold in 2040, in a move that has angered environmental campaigners. Last year ministers pledged to ban the sale of all new cars powered by petrol or diesel in 2040, but the transport…

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