Car wash detergents, glass cleaners and silicon sprays aren't formulated to combat viruses. Indeed, you'd be hard-pressed to find any product in your regular car-cleaning kit that is.
In which case, if you're really dedicated to keeping the bad bug at bay, you'll likely be relying mainly on household cleaners, which might prove to be far harsher products than those you usually apply.
Before you use any product, check the instructions to ensure its okay for use on plastics, upholstery or leather. It's a good idea to test on an unseen patch to double-check it won't cause any damage. Beware ammonia-based cleaning products; these can be ruinous to vinyl surfaces.
You may have read the following headline recently: "Extra Emissions are the Dirty Little Secret of Electric Cars" published this weekend by The Australian and copied elsewhere.
Perhaps you've read the article and found there was so many inaccuracies you don't know where to start giving a balanced view.
Auke Hoekstra, a Dutch EV expert and "EV, energy and Smart Grid" researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology, (the same university from which the 2019 winners of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Cruiser Class hail), is not having any of it.
Hoekstra cuts through the latest claims of renowned climate denialist Bjorn Lomborg, quoted in The Australian article on the emissions from electric vehicles. Read on....
[This report first published on MARCH 9, 2020, The Driven,
EVANS CRUISES TO VICTORY WITH DOMINANT DISPLAY IN MEXICO CITY
After starting second, Panasonic Jaguar Racing's Mitch Evans emerged victorious after a flawless race in Mexico City. Following Evans was DS Techeetah's Antonio Felix da Costa, while Nissan e.dams' Sebastian Buemi rounded off the podium in third.
Here's how it all happened.
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Norway Puts Its Foot Down On Lexus' Misleading 'Self-Charging' Hybrid Ads: 'This is a Pure Lie'
Norway’s Consumer Authority has put its foot down on Toyota’s ads for the Lexus NX, deeming the campaign for the "self-charging hybrid" crossover as misleading. Many people complained about Toyota’s ads in Norway for its hybrid compact vehicle, with some stating that the company's pitch was a "pure lie."
[by Claribelle Deveza Tesmanian, January 10, 2020]Read more
It's unfortunate, but we can't buy our way to sustainability with a cupboard full of pretty "eco" things.
The only good sustainable products are the ones we actually remember to (re)use.
So here are 10 eco-friendly product alternatives that should be in your home by now, and how you can remember them.
The steep decline in China's NEV sales continues and it is accelerating. Preliminary results for October indicate 48% fewer deliveries than in October 2018; even October 2017 was higher.
Police patrol on electric vehicle in in pedestrian part of a Nanjing street, ChinaRead more
[post by Rachelle Tilsley - 29 Sept 2019]
ABB FIA Formula E Championship 6th Season
Following hot on the heels of last Thursday's announcement that Panasonic Jaguar has renewed Mitch Evans' contract with a multi-year sign-on, we hear that yet another New Zealander will be racing in the coming Formula E series.
Double FIA WEC (World Endurance) World Champion, and former Formula One driver, Brendon Hartley has signed with the all-American FE team Geox Dragon.
The 6th season will begin on the streets of Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on November 22nd, 2019
Two emerging European markets for EV are bucking the general trends: Romania and Portugal.
Transfagarasan highway, Romania: arguably the most beautiful road in Europe
[Article first published in EVTALK, September 2019, www.evtalk.co.nz]
It’s been seven months since the inaugural Hamilton Electric Vehicles, the city’s only EV centre, opened in early February. Dealer principal Nicholas Down says the enquiries have been huge, which is “absolutely phenomenal”. “We can’t keep up with it!” Down says.Read more