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80mph motorway speed limit could be on the way thanks to electric cars

The growing adoption of electric vehicles could pave the way for an 80mph speed limit on UK motorways. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has suggested initial concerns over the extra pollution caused by increased speeds should be revisited, as zero-emission vehicles start to become commonplace. But the RAC says motorway speed limits are “fundamentally an issue