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April Fools

FishDUDE

Prominent Member
The joke is Alex salmond and that wee oompa loompa with wee jimmy crankeis hair, what's her face sturgeon or sommin
 

Jay J

Established Member
I hope it not too late to post these.

Google: Explore - Google+

I'm guessing this is another one from Google, but not sure:

I've not read the story, but is the headline in The Sun an April Fool? A 27 year old Granddad?
 

Jay J

Established Member
BMW's one was good

https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/united-kingdom/pressDetail.html?left_menu_item=node__5236&outputChannelId=8&id=T0175592EN_GB&title=bmw-force-injection-booster-–-driving-slow-never-felt-so-fast

This was good one from them too:

BMW’s Magnetic Tow Technology


* Next phase of EfficientDynamics sees 30 per cent improvement in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

BMW’s award-winning EfficientDynamics programme has been taken to the next level with the announcement of an innovative fuel and emissions saving system called Magnetic Tow Technology (MTT). In a bid to retain its World Green Car of the Year crown, BMW will launch MTT across its range today.

The unique system, developed in conjunction with NASA, works via a discreet unit located in the front valance that projects an enhanced magnetic beam 20 metres in front of the BMW. Once a suitable target car is located and the BMW is magnetically locked on behind it, the driver is then able to take his foot off the accelerator, turn off the engine and let the car in front do all the work. The towing car will not notice any change in manoeuvrability.

The BMW driver can unhook from the towing car at any time by depressing the clutch pedal to start the vehicle. This is the same method used to operate the existing Start Stop system. Drivers of automatic transmission BMWs need only move the lever into the ‘D’ position to continue on their way. Early research indicates that MTT could save as much as 30 per cent in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Gurus from BMW’s in-house driving etiquette guide suggest flashing the car in front and giving a friendly hand gesture to thank them for the free ride.

BMW’s Head of Innovation, Dr Noitt All, a specialist in Kinetic Ride And Propulsion, said: “BMW has always been a leader in the application of the very latest automotive technology. Up until now the EfficientDynamics programme has looked at ways of improving the performance of our own products, but we thought why burn your own fuel when you can burn someone else’s?”

The 56-year-old boffin promised more to come from his innovation workshop but in the meantime recommended people email his colleague [email protected] to be kept abreast of further developments.
 

Graham27

Distinguished Member
One of my girlfriend's pals wrote about a page on that very subject this morning. An impassioned Facebook rant that is now there for posterity, to prove what an eejit she is.

My girlfriend was one of the ones who mocked her, before falling for the world's worst photochop herself Untitled Album - Jersey Coastguard | Facebook I'm thinking about leaving her :D
 

Egg White

Distinguished Member
BMW's one was good

https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/united-kingdom/pressDetail.html?left_menu_item=node__5236&outputChannelId=8&id=T0175592EN_GB&title=bmw-force-injection-booster-–-driving-slow-never-felt-so-fast

This was good one from them too:

BMW’s Magnetic Tow Technology

* Next phase of EfficientDynamics sees 30 per cent improvement in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

BMW’s award-winning EfficientDynamics programme has been taken to the next level with the announcement of an innovative fuel and emissions saving system called Magnetic Tow Technology (MTT). In a bid to retain its World Green Car of the Year crown, BMW will launch MTT across its range today.

The unique system, developed in conjunction with NASA, works via a discreet unit located in the front valance that projects an enhanced magnetic beam 20 metres in front of the BMW. Once a suitable target car is located and the BMW is magnetically locked on behind it, the driver is then able to take his foot off the accelerator, turn off the engine and let the car in front do all the work. The towing car will not notice any change in manoeuvrability.

The BMW driver can unhook from the towing car at any time by depressing the clutch pedal to start the vehicle. This is the same method used to operate the existing Start Stop system. Drivers of automatic transmission BMWs need only move the lever into the ‘D’ position to continue on their way. Early research indicates that MTT could save as much as 30 per cent in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Gurus from BMW’s in-house driving etiquette guide suggest flashing the car in front and giving a friendly hand gesture to thank them for the free ride.

BMW’s Head of Innovation, Dr Noitt All, a specialist in Kinetic Ride And Propulsion, said: “BMW has always been a leader in the application of the very latest automotive technology. Up until now the EfficientDynamics programme has looked at ways of improving the performance of our own products, but we thought why burn your own fuel when you can burn someone else’s?”

The 56-year-old boffin promised more to come from his innovation workshop but in the meantime recommended people email his colleague [email protected] to be kept abreast of further developments.

I thought it was going to be about BMWs coming with indicators fitted...
 

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