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UK HOUSEHOLDS GET CLEAN AIR MONITORS
Houses in Tideford, Cornwall, along the A38, are having plug-in air purifiers installed as part of a project to understand how bad the air in that area is, thanks to the traffic. The results will be shared by the local council, with Highways England so they can all understand how much affect the number of vehicles have. To read more, click here for the BBC News article.
EXPERIENCE SCORES FOR CARS
The EPM Advisory Council, a collection of automotive brands and suppliers, has come up with a recommendation that cars are scored on the experience they give drivers and passengers, called the EPM. The Experience Per Mile is supposed to help evaluate how positive the in-car experience has been. Aspects such as remaining connected, how productive one is and entertained will all be given a score. More can be found on this by clicking this Autocar link.
MG HALTS SALES
Due to the rocketing demand for their vehicles and the continued effects of the semi conductor crisis, along with covid issues, MG has paused sales of their EVs in the UK. They anticipate being able to take orders once again soon. For more, click the AMOnline article link here.
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WRC: SAFARI RALLY THIS WEEK
A reminder to keep an eye out for the DirtFish coverage of the Safari Rally this week, as WRC returns!
BRANDS HATCH BUS SERVICE
Brands Hatch Shuttle Buses will run a service for some major racing events this year, ferrying people from Azalea Drive to the circuit. Hopefully this will make it easier for people to use public transport and get to see some cracking motorsport. For more, click here to read the Brands Hatch article.
MOVE CONFERENCE ROUNDUP:
Alan and Andrew talk about their time at the conference and highlights from what they saw.
Alan has been busy this week, he went to ANOTHER event over the weekend, the fabulous Scramblers. You can hear him give a quick round up of what he saw.
DESIGNERS MOOD BOARD: NURNBERGER DOES RETURN TO ASTON
Whilst Andrew sits smugly with the knowledge his lucky guess from a few shows ago was right, Miles Nurnberger has returned to Aston Martin following the departure of Tobias Moers as CEO. To learn more, click the Car Design News article link.
LUNCHTIME READ: MY TRIP TO ITALY WITH SIR STIRLING MOSS
Andrew Frankel recounts, in some wonderful writing, his time with Sir Stirling Moss and Norman Dewis in Italy to celebrate the Jaguar C-Type taking part in the Mille Miglia in 1952, The fondness Andrew has for the two and how wonderful it must have been to be there really comes across. Click here to read the Goodwood Road & Racing article.
LIST OF THE WEEK: THE EVOLUTION OF THE SUPERCAR
As Goodwood Festival of Speed is this weekend, we thought we would share a list all about supercars across history and how some moved the needle on. Click here for the Hagerty article link. Don’t forget to tell the chaps if you agree with the choice.
AND FINALLY: FORD ONLINE ARCHIVE JUST WENT LIVE
Ford has opened a massive online archive to the public. Items from between 1903 to 2003 can be accessed via the link in the Jalopnik article. What a wonderful way to spend many, many hours pouring over old information and pictures. Click here to read the Jalopnik article.