Africa, US, and Scotland

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Africa, US, and Scotland

🧊Africa has been importing an abundance of ICE lately. No, not to cool down the Sahari, we mean gas-powered cars - keep up! 🦒 ✅

With EV adoption increasing worldwide, some governments export their excess or even ban gas-burning cars. Only after they harvest all the valuable, carbon-capturing material in the catalytic converter thought, causing a pollution issue the US, EU, and UN are working together to address. 

Are you really “going green” if you move the pollution to the other side of the ocean? Do you even know how pollution works? 🌎

🛠️ Despite experiencing a month-over-month dip in auto dealership revenue and ticket volume this April, US auto dealerships report a year-over-year revenue increase of 5.3%. 

This uptick is attributed to owners opting for vehicle maintenance rather than new purchases in an inflated market. 📈

👎 Despite a 9% drop in the Repair Order Volume Index, the Repair Order Revenue Index surged by 5.3% year-on-year. 👍

While average revenue per repair did decline by $3 since March, high service costs drove the total service revenue per dealership to an April record high over the past five years. 💰

Comparison is the thief of joy, unless what you are comparing yourself too is a trash-fire, then do you, homie. 🗑️🔥

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Scotland is already the per capita leader in renewable energy production among British nations. However, they are about to claim a global first as well.

🤖A fleet of autonomous level 4 buses will run a 14-mile route near Edinburgh. The change could see former bus drivers as Bus Captain, serving a function similar to a train's conductor. 🚎

👩‍✈️🧑‍✈️👨‍✈️Despite concerns, the shift will create jobs instead of removing existing ones. 

Robots are supposed to free people up for more jobs they love, how many people love “watching robots?” 👀

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