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The Must-Knows When Looking to Buy an Electric Vehicle MILTA Technology
Jul 09, 2022
The Must-Knows When Looking to Buy an Electric Vehicle

A lot of people are now preparing to make the switch to electric cars as the government’s 2030 deadline looms nearer. To be clear, reaching 2030 doesn’t mean that no one can now drive petrol or diesel cars, but it means that no new petrol or diesel cars will be sold in the UK from […]

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Whats The Biggest Challenge of Switching to Electric Vehicles MILTA Technology
May 30, 2022
Whats The Biggest Challenge of Switching to Electric Vehicles

For a while now we have some time to adjust to the looming and much-publicised deadline of 2030. This is the year where the government’s proposed ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will come into effect, followed by new hybrid vehicles in 2035. These two milestones effectively mark the end of […]

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What's brake energy recuperation and how does it work? MILTA Technology
May 18, 2022
What’s brake energy recuperation and how does it work?

The concept of brake energy recuperation, now known more commonly as “regenerative braking” is a groundbreaking and potentially game-changing technology that is chiefly employed in hybrid-electric (HEV/PHEV) and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). The main idea is that as the car is slowing, kinetic and mechanical energy from the wheels can be captured and transformed into electrical […]

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What is the ASG? Why Is It an Important Innovation? MILTA Technology
May 15, 2022
What is the ASG? Why Is It an Important Innovation?

Those familiar with vehicle transmissions may already know what an ASG is, but for those not in the know, it stands for automated shift gearbox. It’s one of the most significant automotive innovations from Volkswagen in recent years, and in today’s blog we’re going to spend some time looking at what they are, what sets […]

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Latest Technology from VW Group: How Do Travel Assist and Adaptive Lane Assist Work? MILTA Technology
Apr 21, 2022
Latest Technology from VW Group: How Do Travel Assist and Adaptive Lane Assist Work?

New technology is one of the most exciting parts of new automotive development. As new cars roll off the production line each model year, many of us wait eagerly for OEMs to tell us all about the brand-new technology that will be featured in the new models. Since most of us don’t have the privilege […]

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Fuel Prices Rising: Is Now the Time to Invest in an Electric Vehicle? MILTA Technology
Mar 29, 2022
Fuel Prices Rising: Is Now the Time to Invest in an Electric Vehicle?

Events in Eastern Europe, not to mention changing policies in major developed economies, are all working to drive up oil prices and thus the price of petrol and diesel along with it. At the time of writing, the average fuel price in the UK is sitting at around 166p per litre, which when you combine […]

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Is the DSG Automatic the Gearbox of the Future? MILTA Technology
Mar 13, 2022
Is the DSG Automatic the Gearbox of the Future?

For so many years in the UK, the vast majority of on-road cars have had powertrains paired with a manual transmission, with a distinct minority of vehicles that have an automatic transmission. There were some who assumed that this dynamic would never change. There were certain qualities of manuals in the UK that would always […]

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Is an Automatic Gearbox a Luxury These Days? MILTA Technology
Mar 10, 2022
Is an Automatic Gearbox a Luxury These Days?

It’s no secret that if you choose a car with an automatic transmission, it tends to cost more. The cheapest trim level of virtually any car you’d care to mention is invariably one that’s supplied with a 5- or 6-speed manual transmission as standard. When you start to climb the trim ladder, you see automatic […]

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What Kind of Gearbox Will the Car of the Future Have? MILTA Technology
Mar 05, 2022
What Kind of Gearbox Will the Car of the Future Have?

The modern car is heavily laden with cutting-edge technology. It’s one of the main reasons that even though car makers have found many lighter and more durable materials to use for the car’s construction in the past, the cars themselves remain heavier on average than cars of the past. The added weight of sensors, lithium-ion […]

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What's a skytech and how's it going to change our driving? MILTA Technology
Mar 03, 2022
What’s a skytech and how’s it going to change our driving?

If you’ve heard mention of a new driving technology called “ShyTech,” you might wonder what exactly it is you’re hearing about. In today’s blog, we’re going to answer key questions about ShyTech, what it is and how it could potentially change the way we drive. In short, ShyTech refers to a new kind of driver […]

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