£1m Supercar

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£1m Supercar

Postby geekygrilli » Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:30 am

Firstly, and most importantly, I do not read the Daily Mail, but was sent this link....

So, this guy was given a £400,000 grant from the Government to build a one-off car. Hmmm. I might actually agree with the slant the Mail is taking on this, but only because I'm jealous I'm not getting any funding!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... ercar.html
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Re: £1m Supercar

Postby timpootle » Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:33 pm

You can read more-or-less the same article here, if the Telegraph upsets your sensibilities less:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/greene ... payer.html

And then go and install KittenBlock
Replaces the angry-making Daily Mail and Daily Express websites with a soothing selection of tea and kittens from www.teaandkittens.co.uk

As for the article itself, "this guy" being Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity, who has the audacity to site a full size wind turbine in Reading on the M4, where millions of people can enjoy seeing it? Good luck to him, I say. I think he has used the government subsidies for their intended purpose, that being to get people thinking green.

Conversely, I don't know what he spent the money on. Russ Sciville has made a very similar vehicle for, what, about £20,000 Russ?
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Re: £1m Supercar

Postby ChrisB » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:21 pm

Love the kitten block :lol: :lol:

I reject reality and substitute my own !!!!!!

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