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These days, Charlie Jardine is the chief executive of EO Charging, a company that’s leading the charge when it comes to powering electric vehicles. But according to the 27 year-old, he was “the thickest guy” in his class at Old Buckenham Hall School in Brettenham.

United Kingdom

A Suffolk man has been hit with a £450 bill for dropping a cigarette on an Ipswich street.

Melton

Two university students from Norwich have delivered first aid training for a major car maker after setting up their own business.

University of East Anglia

Switching to electric cars is a ‘chicken and egg’ situation in this area for, despite a good uptake, many drivers are put off by a lack of public charging infrastructure. Motoring editor Andy Russell visited an experience day to help motorists find out more.

Andy Russell

A look back at the criminals who were put behind bars in the last seven days.

London

An air ambulance was called to treat an injured woman following a crash involving a car and lorry on a busy Suffolk road.

Suffolk police

With many manufacturers launching their first pure electric vehicles, EV pioneer Nissan has launched its second-generation Leaf, now a credible alternative to petrol and diesel power, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Andy Russell

The Mitsubishi brand is back in Ipswich after more than a decade’s absence with the opening of EMG Motor Group’s new dealership in West End Road.

Renault

A new Mitsubishi dealership is coming to Ipswich - to the former Marshalls Jaguar site in West End Road.

Ipswich

Small SUVs are all the rage but why not simply add SUV design cues on to an existing hatchback? That’s the route Dacia has taken with the Sandero Stepway, says Tom Wiltshire.

Renault

With the UK the biggest market for Mercedes-Benz’s A-Class, this new hi-tech, hi-spec fourth-generation hatchback’s more grown-up feel is set to make it an even bigger hit, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Andy Russell

Three vehicles were involved in a crash in Alan Road, in Ipswich, late this afternoon.

Mercedes-Benz is looking to fill a niche for a premium pick-up with its X-Class. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it blurs the boundaries between prestige cars and practical commercial vehicles.

Andy Russell

A Suffolk man has been cleared of causing death by careless driving on a Suffolk road.

Ipswich Crown Court

It was an extraordinary wedding in many ways... no, not Prince Harry’s

Harry

The trial of a 50-year-old Suffolk man accused of causing the death of a pedestrian by careless driving is due to take place next month.

Ipswich Crown Court

Having dominated the electric vehicle market since its initial release, the Nissan Leaf is back. Can it pick up where it left off? Darren Cassey finds out.

road test

A 73-year-old motorist who caused the death of an Essex great grandmother in a head on collision while overtaking on the wrong side of the road has been jailed for 
10 months.

Ipswich Crown Court

A 73-year-old man has admitted causing the death of a great-grandmother by careless driving.

Ipswich Crown Court

From musings on the merits of hillwalking to detailed build-ups of why his children could have been electrocuted, comedian Ed Byrne’s particular comic muse is well outside the remit of most funny men and women on the circuit.

United Kingdom

Two cars collided on a busy stretch of road as motorists made their way to work this morning.

All three incidents took place earlier this week.

Suffolk police

Ram-raiders smashed through the doors of a Halstead supermarket in the early hours of this morning and stole a cash machine.

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