Before we get into this post, let's clear up how far a thousand meters is in American terms: it's almost eleven football fields. Now, imagine you're cheering a football game from the sidelines and, over the course of a quarter, you walk from one end to the other a few times. It's not a big deal, right? Well, for some people it is.
Starting right about now, the UK's Department for Transport's 'Best on CO2' car rankings are on the air (if you're familiar with Weird Al's UHF, imagine this announcement being made by Stanley Spadowski). Actually, they're just on the 'net, but I still like that movie. Transport Minister Jim Fitzpatrick launched the new site today, in conjunction with What Car? magazine.