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Kia Stinger – stylish and a bit raunchy

  Elegant Grand Touring and enough performance to get the  heart beating faster So the Kia Stinger – the fastest Kia production car they have built. The 2 litre four cylinder turbo engine has 182 Kw and 353 Nm of torque reaching its peak at just 1,400 rpm The twin turbo 3.3 litre V6 has

Why people love cars and not public transport

Why people choose to drive rather than use public transport is a question that many people have an opinion on, usually about the cost and convenience.  But what does the research say? Dr Jennifer Kent, who is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Sydney, has being looking

Car fuel from whiskey waste and bagpipes on planes

List all your Scottish jokes here! Electric cars may receive most of the attention within the realm of alternative propulsion methods, but liquid hydrocarbon fuels will be with us for many decades to come. The challenge then becomes how to reduce the carbon footprint of extracting, transporting, refining, and burning those fuels to reduce the