Monthly Archives: March 2017

Whales at war! A battle between awesome predators

alibhai/ March 26, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Killer whales, or orcas, are perhaps the most cunning predators on the planet  But the 65ft sperm whales are no easy prey and can weigh at least 60 tonnes Philip Hoare watched the creatures battle furiously off the Sri Lankan coast   The combatants thrashed against each other and turned the sea white By Philip Hoare for the Daily Mail

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How to save on the costs of owning a car

alibhai/ March 25, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Toby Walne for The Mail on Sunday Road tax is being ramped up by hundreds of pounds for new car purchases from next month. The Mail on Sunday looks at the hike and explores ways to fight back by lowering other motoring costs. The Government is raising vehicle excise duty that motorists must pay on new cars from April

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RAY MASSEY: Is this the end of the road for diesel?

alibhai/ March 24, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Diesel cars are a toxic hot topic, causing concern and confusion among millions of drivers who own one. The arguments have left many motorists confused and the Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ emissions scandal has added to the controversy.  Nearly 1.3 million diesel cars were sold in Britain last year – 48 per cent of total

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Elon Musk tweets video of ‘release candidate’ Model 3

alibhai/ March 24, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Tesla expected to start ‘limited vehicle production’ in July  Will ramp up to 5,000 vehicles per week at some point in the fourth quarter Aiming to make 10,000 vehicles per week at some point in 2018 By Mark Prigg For It is one of the most highly anticipated cars ever released – and as Elon Musk has shown, it

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UK car production hits a 17-year high

alibhai/ March 23, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The 153,041 cars built in Britain in February is the most seen in the second month of the year since the turn of the century Overall output was 8% higher than last year with export demand soaring by 13% Appetite from UK customers continued to dwindle though, falling 7% It means that just one in five cars made in Britain

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Millennials don’t consider themselves adults until 30

alibhai/ March 23, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Millennials don’t think they’re adults until they leave home, get a job and pay bills Experts say baby boomer parents have coddled their children too much Millennials are born between 1979 and 1995 – and then comes Gen Z, says study Previous research suggests our brains haven’t properly matured until we are 30 By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline Many millennials don’t

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Geely pours £325m into electric London taxi factory in UK

alibhai/ March 22, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

New factory cost £295m and firm promises another £30m will be put in From January 2018 all new cabs in London must be pollution free  Factory will will also build an electric van aimed at businesses By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail In a major boost for the UK car industry, the Chinese car firm unveiling a £300million electric black

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Stunning flythrough reveals space dust in the Milky Way

alibhai/ March 22, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Space dust can cause distant galaxies to appear redder or even hide them New map will be critical for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument This is set to start up in 2019 in efforts to measure the universe’s expansion The new animation reveals space dust flying through the Milky Way in 3D By Cheyenne Macdonald For A hypnotic new

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How Porsche makes £14,000 on EVERY car it sells

alibhai/ March 21, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Porsche sold 237,778 cars in 2016 – 6% more than the year previous Operating profits increased by 14 per cent, tallying £3.38billion SUVs have been driving the increased sales, with the Macan most-bought model  Cayenne comes second, almost outselling the Boxster, Cayman, Panamera and 911 combined  By Rob Hull For A Porsche 911 can go from zero-to-sixty in less

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British inventor cleans up in deal with Tesco

alibhai/ March 21, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Inventor Michael Pritchard has signed a deal to supply his ‘Anywhere Spray’ Bottle ensures all liquids are expelled and works at any angle  Creator estimates 27,800 litres of wasted fluid could be saved each year By Sean Poulter, Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail It is a modern day frustration and huge cause of waste. The trigger bottles used in

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