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Car News 15 Nov 2019

News stories of the week: Oracle’s top 3

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This week, we’ve sharing a selection of news articles that we think you may find interesting.

Ford v Ferrari

In Le Mans ’66 the endurance race is about to hit our screens once more. Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the “blockbuster biopic” follows the true story of Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles in their journey to build Ford a race car to challenge the Ferrari at 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Sunday Times driving moments in the film that “will cause many racing enthusiasts’ jaws to drop”. So, if that’s not a good enough excuse to go and see it, we don’t know what is.

F1 Announces Net Zero Carbon 2030 Ambition


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Formula 1 pledged their plan for all events to be sustainable by 2025 and by 2030 F1 to be net-zero carbon in one of this week’s breaking news stories. Not only will this include their carbon-efficiency on the tracks, they also plan to bring this into road and air transport of staff and equipment for the events. As their first steps, F1 begin carbon-reduction projects immediately.

Breathalysers must be available in all new cars from 2022

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Following a “landmark decision” by the European Council, “breathalysers must be able to be fitted into all new cars from 2022”. The technology could prevent drink-drivers from even starting their engines. The decision has been labelled the “biggest leap forward for road safety this century”. According to the RAC, “The UK’s position is yet to be confirmed, but the current Government has previously said it will mirror European road safety rules post-Brexit”.

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