The untamed romance of the Dakar Rally

Like many people, I first heard about the Dakar Rally when Mark Thatcher, the son of the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, got lost in the desert during the Paris-Dakar Rally. It was perfect fodder for the...
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Are electric cars really the green answer?

In January 2011, the BBC's Brian Milligan drove an electric Mini 484 from London to Edinburgh. The point of this was to see if it could be achieved using only publicly available charging points. It took him 4 d...