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136,498. The world’s richest people spend over a trillion pounds every year living the luxury life … The demand for luxury cars is stronger than ever. But the world’s most luxurious cars have sky-high standards set by brands synonymous with luxury such as Rolls Royce with their meticulous attention to detail. (Luxury & Car) World’s Most Luxurious s1e2: Cars, 2019
136,499. Millionaires are getting younger, and the combination of horse power and lavish interiors are wanted in equal measure. So supercar brands and taking on the luxury car market. (Luxury & Car) ibid.
136,500. ‘This is about understated luxury. This is about making an entrance, raising a smile. And having an experience.’ (Luxury & Car) ibid. Morgan salesman
137,918. John DeLorean had everything. But he risked it all to create the car of the future. The British government gave millions to fund his dream in war-torn Belfast at the height of the troubles. All filmed by the most celebrated documentary makers of the time. Who is the real John DeLorean? DeLorean: Back from the Future, captions, BBC 2021
137,919. Who in their right mind turns down a salary of $600,000 a year? ibid. Jeremy Paxman, 1977 BBC news report
137,920. The whole DeLorean project did give the people a sense of optimism and hope. ibid. Paxman
137,921. The oil crisis threatens to destroy the car industry. But DeLorean sees only opportunity. And leaves General Motors. ibid. caption
137,923. The prime minister has ordered a police investigation into the affairs of the Belfast-based DeLorean car company. ibid. BBC news
137,924. 19th February 1982: The DeLorean motor company enters voluntary receivership. The British government gives a desperate DeLorean until 20th October 1982 to find investment. ibid. captions
138,764. The story begins in 1897 when the first British-built production cars began to appear on our roads. They were made in Coventry. They were built by Daimler and today only four remain. Classic British Cars: Made in Coventry, BBC 2021
138,765. By 1913 there were 20 manufacturers in the city employing over 12,000 workers and turning out 9,000 vehicles a year. ibid.
138,766. Alvis: then as now one of Coventry’s most prestigious motor manufacturers. ibid.
138,767. Jaguar: for decades the company has produced some of the most iconic sports cars and luxury saloons in motoring history. ibid.
111,335. The Jaguar E-Type was based on the D-Type racing car that had won at Le Mans and for a road car it was fast. ibid.
139,805. The truth about Britain’s electric car revolution. With pump prices at a record high driving green has never been more popular. But we reveal that hundreds of charging points aren’t working. We discover your new hybrid could be worse than a diesel on some harmful emissions. And will a second-hand electric car keep you on the road. Is Britain really ready for the switch to an electric future? (Car & Electricity) Dispatches: The Truth About Electric Cars, Channel 4 2021
139,806. ‘The VOCs [Volitile Organic Compounds] that we found are in notable quantities.’ (Car & Electricity) ibid. emissions analytics company
139,807. 43% of all chargers are in London and the south-east. (Car & Electricity) ibid.
141,162. Since the first model Ts began rolling off the assembly line Americans have fallen deeply in love with cars … On average every 36 seconds a car is stolen in the United States. It’s big money. Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller s2e5, National Geographic 2022
141,339. The government had declared we must offset all carbon emissions by 2050. To get there, we’ll have to make some big changes, but surely there’s one we should be looking at sooner rather than later: electric cars. (Car & Electricity) Should I Buy an Electric Car? Channel 5 2022
141,340. Thus far only 2% of 39 million cars in the UK are electric. (Car & Electricity) ibid.
141,341. We know that costs are coming down and that charging networks will be improved. (Car & Electricity) ibid.
141,430. We’ve taken a total concept, integrated it and built a whole new means of transportation. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) The Lady and the Dale I, Elizabeth Carmichael, Sky Documentaries 2022
141,431. But is the Dale all it is cracked up to be? … A notorious conman: Elizabeth Michael is actually Mr Jerry Dean Michael. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid. television news
141,432. My father told me it was his partner’s idea to start making fake money. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid. Jerry’s daughter
141,434. I didn’t realise that my daddy was unhappy being a man. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,435. We’re going to shock General Motors, Ford and the rest of them right out of their big, overstuffed seats. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) The Lady and the Dale II, Elizabeth Carmichael
141,436. The Dale’s low centre of gravity always stayed within the triangle of three wheels so in theory it would be impossible to flip the car over. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,437. We’re going to fill one hell of an important gap in the car market. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,438. As the weeks went on I realised that we didn’t have the right equipment or anything to make a car. There was no masterplan. There was no schedule to make anything. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid. engineer/designer
141,439. She was irate. She said, I just witnessed an abortion on three wheels … She had to run for the hills. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,440. If I can stay out of jail, I intend to run for the presidency. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) The Lady and the Dale III
141,441. That’s how they got her – because she came back to say goodbye to her kids. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,442. Once convicted, she fell into her old ways and skipped the date she was supposed to appear in court. She jumped bail. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) The Lady and the Dale IV, attorney
141,443. Interviewer: What do you prefer?
Elizabeth: Woman’s prison.
Elizabeth: Because I’m a woman. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.
141,444. Her transness was actually legally recognised in court. That represents a small measure of progress. (Con & Fraud & Car & Transgender) ibid.