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Opinion: The combustion engine won't die for another lifetime

Opinion: The combustion engine won't die for another lifetime

Recent government pressure has reportedly signalled the death knell for combustion engines - but we're still not so sure

25 August 2017
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blimp filled with helium

How ethanol could change the future of fuels

Unlike hydrogen, with its explosive properties, ethanol is just as easy to handle as today's liquid fuels

23 September 2016
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Tester’s notes
A supercar will cost a fortune in brakes and tyres on track

Matt Prior's tester's notes - are track days for wimps?

Track cars are experiencing somewhat of a renaissance, and our man thinks he knows why - contrary to other opinions

29 May 2015
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Tester’s notes
Exposure to so many cars can make a hack valuable to a car manufacturer

Matt Prior's Tester's Notes - on the independence of car reviews

The independence of car reviews is under increasing pressure. Now, more than ever, it needs a strong media to push back against it.

30 March 2015
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Tester’s notes

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