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    Back in the late-eighties, when I was still a very young lad in shorts, I can’t say I was terribly concerned about appearances. My mum cut my hair, multi-coloured shell suits were de rigueur and I imagined the neighbours’ caravan was probably a really cool way to go on holiday.
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    By Will Dron June 21, 2012 12:11 PM
  • Saab: Born from Jets, reborn electric?

    Like so many industry reporters and writers pitching in with their two-penn’orth on anything automotive, I have a soft spot for Saabs. I’ve owned a couple of 900s (both 1986 cars, the first an original-shape ‘long-bumper’ 900i four-door saloon, the second a facelifted 900 Turbo 8v three-door, since you asked) and ran the first to well over 200,000 miles on its clock. The Turbo was not one of my best buys, but that’s another story…
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 20, 2012 3:23 PM
  • YouTues: Pan-American electric car adventurer talks to TED

    One of our very first ‘5 minutes with…’ interviews was with Alexander Schey, a mechanical engineering graduate from Imperial College London who had completed an epic journey of 16,155 miles down the Pan-American Highway in a custom-built pure-electric car.
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    By Will Dron June 19, 2012 3:13 PM
  • Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid set for Paris show

    Mitsubishi will be unveiling a pre-production Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV at this year’s Paris Motor Show (29 Sept – 14 Oct), ahead of the SUV’s launch in 2013.
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    By John Silcox June 19, 2012 10:47 AM
  • Hybrid Audi marks a historic win at Le Mans 24 hours

    The diesel-electric Audi R18 e-tron quattro took first and second places in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, claiming an unprecedented result for hybrid technology in the event.
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    By John Silcox June 18, 2012 5:27 PM