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Fuel Prices On The Up. Who’d Have Thought It?

September 2017 sees the introduction of new EU exhaust emission regulations in the wake of the VW scandal and the like. Obviously we all now know that the laboratory based emission figures for cars bear no relation to the real world. Manufacturers have been downsizing engines like mad to comply with this load of spurious baloney and have now, in some cases, got to begin up-sizing their motors to meet the challenges of legitimate and accurate emission control. Continue reading

Welcome To Earth v2.0

It has been reported that NASA scientists, using data from the Kepler telescope, have discovered another potentially habitable planet outside of our solar system. The new planet has been named Kepler 452b and is, they say, “the closest twin to Earth – or the Earth 2.0 – that we’ve found so far in the dataset”. Continue reading