THE numbers for Evija, Britain’s first electric hypercar, really are bananas. Lotus has targeted 2,000hp, which is more powerful than anything we have seen from Bugatti, Pininfarina and Rimac. … [Read more...] about Brit-based supercar firm Lotus reveals plans for its £2million Evija EV, four new sports cars and an electric SUV
Arnaud Leclerc, head of brand for Alfa Romeo, EMEA region and managing director for FCA UK and Ireland said: “We know these are uncertain times, so what better way to support our customers than give them the reassurance that should their financial circumstances change in the months ahead, we will be there to cover their monthly car repayments.” … [Read more...] about Alfa Romeo to cover finance payments on new cars if you lose your job due to coronavirus
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Lord Sumption even called it 'disgraceful', saying: “This is what a police state is like, it is a state in which a government can issue orders or express preferences with no legal authority and the police will enforce ministers’ wishes." … [Read more...] about Swimmers take dip in toxic lagoon despite warnings it’s like ‘bathing in bleach’
As reductions in greenhouse gas emissions increasingly became a problem of global magnitude, the first generation Prius represented Toyota's response to the resource and environment-related issues of the twenty-first century. The Prius development team was convinced that, whatever the results of their efforts, the development of a hybrid vehicle was essential for the future, and that they had to do what was necessary rather than what was simply possible. With this in mind, the team unveiled the world's first mass-production hybrid passenger vehicle to the world. The Prius proved so popular with customers that it became a byword for an "environmentally friendly vehicle." The Toyota Hybrid System (THS), which was incorporated in the first generation Prius, evolved into THS II in 2003, and was thereafter rolled out in a wide range of Toyota vehicles. The fourth-generation Prius, which became the first vehicle to be built on Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA2), was developed not only … [Read more...] about Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrids to date