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  • PATENT drawings confirm BMW’s working on supercharged S1000RR.

    PATENT drawings confirm BMW’s working on supercharged S1000RR.

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    Patents have emerged which suggest that BMW’s developing its own supercharged sportbike. And it could be the first production motorcycle to use an electric motor to power the supercharger. The German factory’s not the first to give supercharging a go – with Kawasaki recently releasing three supercharged H2’s and Honda and Suzuki quietly working on…

  • MAG wins Clean Air Zone exemption for bikes in Birmingham

    MAG wins Clean Air Zone exemption for bikes in Birmingham

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    Motorcycle Action Group has won exemption for motorcycles of all ages from Birmingham City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) – after arguing that motorcycles act as net reducers of congestion and pollution in the wider transport system.  Birmingham’s CAZ policy was approved by the council earlier this month – and once endorsed by government, the…

  • London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to be introduced early…

    London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to be introduced early…

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    In the latest attempt to battle against air pollution across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will introduced on April 8 2019 – a year earlier than previously anticipated. Khan stated: “Just as in the 1950s, air pollution in London today is literally killing Londoners. But unlike…

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