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Hook Norton Low Carbon received coverage in the local Banbury Guardian about setting up their low carbon car club. The article detailed the group's plans to purchase second-hand two small vehicles and one larger vehicle for people to use for shopping and local trips or even holidays and longer journeys. Members would pay around £50 per year and book use of a car online. The vehicles would be adapted to run on waste oil biodiesel, which would be kept in a tank at the local brewery. The hope was that the article would help to stimulate interest in the car club to enable them to reach the number of initial users necessary to make testing the scheme viable. The article therefore also promoted the financial benefits of car sharing, explaining how motorists who drive less than 6,000 miles a year can save up to £3,500 a year by joining a car club.