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Gas guzzlers driven abroad

I’ve spent a couple of weeks at The Times, largely as part of a team covering the fallout following Thomas Legg’s report into MPs expenses, but here’s another article I’ve written while I’ve been here, about a new trend in second-hand 4x4s being exported abroad, where it is much cheaper to run them.

I called everyone who had advertised a 4×4 for sale in the previous week’s Autotrader, to find out where the cars had ended up – all were remarkably polite and helpful…

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