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New car tax changes will make working ‘pointless’

One reader warned those who use their petrol and diesel cars regularly to work will soon be “crucified with costs”. Another motorist has warned they might “give up trying to work” to avoid being “punished”.

The reaction comes ahead of a planned increase in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates on April 1.

HM Revenue and Customs have warned new tax rates would be confirmed in the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on March 23.

It is expected the increase will simply be in line with inflation but HMRC has warned some drivers may see “major” changes.

One reader said: “This is relentless, how much more does this government think we can afford to pay.

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Looking for an Electric GT40? Everrati Is Working On It

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  • Everrati, which converts Porsche 964 911s to electric power, is now taking on Ford GT40 conversions in partnership with Superformance.

  • The young UK-based Everrati also converts, reengineers, and reimagines Land Rover Discovery IIAs and Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagodas.

  • Superformance, best known for its Cobra replicas, specializes in constructing rolling chassis of 1960s race and performance cars.

A few weeks ago we told you about a company in the UK converting 911s to electric power. Now Everrati has expanded to do the iconic Ford GT40 as well. Partnering with Superformance, Everrati will take a “continuation component sports car” and make it run on electricity. The strategic partnership with Superformance increases Everrati’s lineup, which had previously included the 964 911, Land Rover Series IIa, and Mercedes SL Pagoda.

“Everrati and Superformance have a mission to future-proof automotive icons, and the GT40 will add to Everrati’s impressive portfolio,”

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Apple is Reportedly Working With TSMC on Developing ‘Self-Driving’ Chips for Apple Car

It has been widely rumored that Apple is working on a self-driving car. There have been numerous reports and rumors in the past that point to Apple developing tech for its own-branded cars. Now, it is being reported that Apple is discussing Apple Car with automotive suppliers. Furthermore, Apple is also said to be in working with TSMC on ‘Self-Driving’ chips for the Apple Car.

Apple to Work With TSMC to Manufacture “Self-Driving Chips” for the Apple Car

The report from DigiTimes, published today, shares alleged details on the Apple Car and its development in Cupertino. The company is said to be in “preliminary cooperation negotiations” with popular automotive suppliers. Moreover, it has also been hiring new staff from companies like Tesla and others to work on the project. The iPhone-maker is working with “upstream and downstream” electronics suppliers in an attempt to ensure adequate regulations.

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