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Scientists develop method of converting waste plastic into fuel
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14th Feb 2019
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Scientists develop method of converting waste plastic into fuel

Scientists at Purdue University in Indiana have discovered a way to turn polypropylene plastic waste into oil, which can then be turned into petrol or diesel fuel. As part of a paper published in Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, a team led by professor Linda Wang created the oil by adding pellets of purified polypropylene waste to supercritical water, an extremely hot and highly-pressurised form of the liquid.
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Derek Fung
Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named
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13th Feb 2019
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Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named

Thierry Bollore has been named chairman of the holding company responsible for coordinating the Renault-Nissan Alliance, replacing embattled executive Carlos Ghosn in the role. Although he's resigned from his role as chairman and CEO at Nissan and Renault, Renault this week confirmed the currently-detained Ghosn is still a director on its board.
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Scott Collie
Toyota 86 British Green Limited revealed for Japan
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13th Feb 2019
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Toyota 86 British Green Limited revealed for Japan

Toyota Japan has revealed a new special-edition version of its entry-level sports car: the 86 British Green Limited. Yes, that's right, it's named after the iconic shade of green the Brits have used on their motorsport entrants for decades, and it looks great on the little Toyota 86.
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James Wong
Citroen teases concept for Geneva
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12th Feb 2019
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva

Citroen is prepping two concept cars to celebrate its centenary in 2019, one of which looks likely to debut at the Geneva motor show next month. Speaking in a video posted on YouTube, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson said: "2019 is a perfect time to announce new mobility solutions", confirming both concepts will be on show at the VivaTechnology Exhibition in Paris this May. Only one, however,
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Scott Collie
2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed
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12th Feb 2019
2 min read

2020 Alpina B7 xDrive revealed

Alpina Automobiles has taken the wraps off the updated 2020 B7 xDrive, based on the facelifted BMW 7 Series limousine. Like the vehicle on which it's based, the B7 gets a host of design revisions including new lights and bumpers, along with a revised interior incorporating the latest BMW driver assistance and infotainment systems. Under the skin, changes have been made in the engine bay to improve responsiveness and enhance power delivery across the rev range.
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James Wong