In a last-ditch effort to block construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, one of the Native American tribes directly affected by construction filed a legal challenge in a federal court on Thursday morning, according to the Associated Press.
The legal action follows news that acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer ordered the United States Army Corps of Engineers to complete the $3.8 billion pipeline, despite mass protests from Native peoples whose land and water could be devastated by its construction. Read more
Mazda Savanna/RX-3, 1972. Mike Whiddett described the RX-3 as “my favourite car of all time”. It was a compact, rotary-engined model range available as a GT coupé, saloon or sport wagon. The 1972 RX-3 was the world’s first rotary-powered station wagon. Prior to the RX-7 the RX-3 was Mazda’s most popular rotary engined car and, unusually for most model ranges, the GT coupé was the most popular variant with 50% of all RX-3 sales. It remained in production until 1978 and was succeeded by the RX-7, Mazda having been encouraged by the success of coupé model