The Rimac Nevera is the first car designed, engineered, and manufactured in Croatia and fittingly was the first car to cross the country’s new €525M 2.1km Pelješac Bridge when it opened this week.
The 258mph Nevera electric car has four motors producing 1,914hp and is homologated for European and US markets as a hypercar and costs about $2.4M.
Following seven consecutive weeks of wholesale prices falling, we’re relieved to see the supermarkets finally reducing their prices a little, said RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams.
“Sadly though, the UK’s biggest fuel retailers aren’t cutting their prices at the scale they should be given the wholesale prices of both fuels – what retailers pay themselves – have dropped so much. This is one of the worst examples we’ve seen of pump prices falling by a feather despite the wholesale market plunging,” he added.
Owners of lorries and classic tractors, cars and motorcycles, including motorsport models, are being encouraged to support the Mid Wales Autumn Fayre, which returns to the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells on 29 and 30 October.
The event celebration of food and drink, arts and crafts but to maximise income there will also be a Truck Fest with up to 100 lorries taking part along with classic tractors, cars, motorcycles and motorsport vehicles.
Over a quarter of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the transport industryand car commutes account for over one third of transport industry emissions, says Uswitch.
If commuters swapped cars for public transport, 3.5 million tons (mt) of CO2 would be saved per year while using an electric car would halve overall emissions.
Toyota and Isuzu have joined research into developing rechargeable cartridge battery packs for commercial vehicles.
CV recharging on the road would take considerably longer than conventional refuelling and this impacts on efficiency and logistics while causing a spike in peak demand, but replacement cartridges would dramatically cut the downtime and smooth the peaks.