ENTREPRENEUR and TV 'dragon' Duncan Bannatyne is doing his bit for public health – and not just through his gym network.
The owner of the premium health club chain has just taken delivery of a £115,000 BMW i8 sports car, which uses a petrol-electric hybrid system to combine astonishing performance with exceptionally low exhaust emissions.
At the same time, electric charging points have been installed at his headquarters in Darlington. An increasing number of his visitors are said to be using electric or plug-in hybrid cars.
Duncan said: “I’m delighted with the new car, which combines outstanding, eye-catching design with an eco-friendly system that is just superb.
“I am a great believer in technological progress and it’s good to see the increasing number of mainstream cars that are available wi...