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Climate change: “It’s time to solve the problem of large polluting vehicles first” – letter from the reader

This reader believes the solution to the climate crisis is to solve the problem of large polluting vehicles first (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP via Getty Images) It has been 40 years since I, along with colleagues including management and CEOs of GEC Traction Combine, lobbied Parliament for the …

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Here’s everything we love about the new Toyota bZ4X EV

The upcoming bZ4X EV will be Toyota’s first fully electric production vehicle in the company’s 84-year history. With the introduction of the bZ4X, Toyota becomes one of the few automakers to offer all three types of alternative energy sources: electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, joining Honda …

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The most (and least) reliable small SUVs

6. Skoda Kamiq (2019 – present) Reliability Status 97.4% Only 25% of defective Kamiqs were repaired in less than a day, while an additional 25% remained in a repair shop for more than a week. Fortunately, Skoda covered the costs of all 12% of the reported faults that occurred, most …

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Dacia Duster test: a bunch of cars, for not a lot of money

AAccording to an obviously selfish survey commissioned by Dacia, drivers dislike “unnecessary” technology in their cars and hate paying for it. They love parking sensors, DAB radio, and satellite navigation – they can’t go anywhere without them – but the rest of the stuff the British motorist is happy to …

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What would an alien do with all of this ?!

I wonder if aliens are color blind? Now, I have no reason to believe that our alien friends are unable to distinguish or differentiate the 40 shades of green we have in this Emerald Isle, I just don’t know! I know there are skeptics who think that this planet we …

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Glass Animals Sheffield: part one, setlist and where can I park for Sheffield O2 Academy

The shows were originally announced last summer and were scheduled to take place in May 2021. However, due to UK restrictions on coronaviruses at the time, the group pushed back the tour dates until November. In addition to the Sheffield Show, they have also added two new shows at the …

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Slower speeds, Safer Streets top

A recent online summit hosted by Living Streets Edinburgh and chaired by former Councilor and MP Mark Lazarowicz discussed the need for slower speeds to ensure safer streets. The event brought together transport professionals and Cllr Lesley Macinnes who is responsible for transport. With over 60 people online, the discussion …

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Jaguar Land Rover set to end chip shortage

A global shortage of solid-state computer chips has caused shutdowns at the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Halewood – but the end of the problem is now in sight. Tony McDonough Reports Computer chip shortage forced production shutdowns at Halewood Car maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has suffered huge disruption …

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