Cars 

Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh 'made off with millions and luxury cars', says president Adama Barrow's adviser – Telegraph.co.uk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Telegraph.co.uk Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh 'made off with millions and luxury cars', says president Adama Barrow's adviserTelegraph.co.ukMr Jammeh is the latest in a series of dictators to flee abroad with suitcases of state treasure. Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife allegedly flew out of Tunisia in 2011 with 1.5 tonnes of gold bars purloined from the central bank, while Ferdinand …Yahya Jammeh's luxury cars at Banjul airport 'not going anywhere' says Barrow's top adviserInternational Business Times UK'The coffers are virtually empty': Ousted Gambian…

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Alternative fuel 

Two-thirds of Americans give priority to developing alternative energy over fossil fuels – Pew Research Center

President Donald Trump is promising major changes on climate and energy policy, including efforts to increase production from fossil fuel energy sources such as coal. But a new Pew Research Center survey finds that 65% of Americans give priority to developing alternative energy sources, compared with 27% who would emphasize expanded production of fossil fuel sources. Support for concentrating on alternative energy is up slightly since December 2014. At that time, 60% said developing alternative energy sources was the more important priority. There continue to be wide political differences on…

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Cars 

Defeated Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh made off with government money, luxury cars – CBC.ca

Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president said Sunday. Meanwhile, a regional military force rolled in, greeted by cheers, to secure this tiny West African nation so that democratically elected President Adama Barrow could return home. He remained in neighbouring Senegal, where he took the oath of office Thursday because of concerns for his safety. At a press conference in the Senegalese capital,…

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Car Accessories 

Oakland automotive body shop catches fire – West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

OAKLAND – Firefighters from multiple municipalities surrounded an Oakland warehouse located at 17949 West Colonial Drive Saturday night as they battled the flames that engulfed the 6,000-square-foot building. Orange County Fire Rescue, Winter Garden, Clermont and Lake County all responded because of where it’s located.  “It kind of borders on a lot of different jurisdictions, so you know there was a lot of units out there but that was because of its location,” said Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Ngoc Huynh. “It was only a one-alarm response.” The Creative Auto…

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Cars 

Footballer cars: Wayne Rooney's orange Bentley the latest flash motor – Daily Star

Footballers’ coolest cars Friday, 20th January 2017 WAYNE ROONEY drove to training in an eye-catching new orange Bentley today – but what cars do other football superstars drive? CAVENDISH PRESS Wayne Rooney has a brand new orange Bentley “Wayne Rooney rocked up to training in a bright orange Bentley today” Rooney’s former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo loves a swanky motor, and the likes of Sergio Aguero, John Terry, Daniel Sturridge and Mesut Ozil have all splashed the cash on flash vehicles. We’ve done the research to show you which…

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Auto Reviews 

Ford Explorer 2017 Review: Big and Bold! – Auto World News

The Ford Explorer 2017 is a car that can go from basic to luxury, depending on a buyer’s needs. It is a very versatile car loaded with plenty of features and perks. Pros and Features. This year’s Explorer brings a lot of high-tech features that are also very easy to use. The new optional turbocharged V6 engines are also very powerful and recommended. Its cabin is both quiet and comfortable on the highway. While the legroom is tight, cargo space behind the third row is very generous. Cons. The Explorer is…

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The Latest: Tornado damage tears through houses, flips cars – The Killeen Daily Herald

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a tornado in southern Mississippi (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A Hattiesburg woman says her son and father died in the tornado that swept through the area overnight. Authorities have not yet released the names of the four people who died. But Monica McCarty says her father died in the same trailer park where she and her boyfriend live. She says her son was apparently crushed while in bed at her mother’s house where he lived. McCarty was weeping as her boyfriend Tackeem…

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Auto Reviews 

The 2018 Toyota CH-R: More Car, Less Compact Crossover : Auto … – Auto World News

The Toyota CH-R compact crossover was specifically designed to the European markets and is quite a best-seller with one CH-R every six cars sold. The United States took notice and got interested which led Toyota to bring the CH-R over. The 2018 Toyota CH-R Hybrid Euro-Spec. The CH-R is one good example of a hit design in Europe, more car-looking than SUV-ish really. It was originally made for Europe just like the Nissan Qashqai which will be made available in the spring of 2017 as the Nissan Rogue Sport. The…

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Alternative fuel 

Minnesota's alternative fuel options grew in 2016 – INFORUM

The number of stations offering E15 gasoline blends also increased, and the state saw a growth in the biodiesel content of the diesel fuel it sold for the third consecutive year. The association also reported the number of electric vehicles driving on Minnesota roads grew in 2016, along with more public charging stations for such vehicles. More school districts are now using propane to power buses, and a compressed natural gas station opened in Lakeville last year, allowing buses and trucks powered by this fuel to refuel along the entire…

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Auto Reviews 

Mini Cooper Hardtop 2017 Review: Stylish and Compact – Auto World News

The Mini Cooper Hardtop 2017 is sporty and robust and gives its users so many customization options. It also packs a 134 horsepower 1.5-liter turbo three-cylinder engine which is both fun and frugal. Pros and Features. The Mini’s engines are a combination of fuel efficiency and speed. In addition, its nimble handling keeps it glued to the road. There are also a lot of add-ons available and packages. This allows for a high degree of personalization. The Mini is also known for its unique look. It also has an interior that looks…

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