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In saying:

There are a lot of benefits for the new model of transportation, the Smartcopter.

How do I name the model of transportation as the Smartcopter in one sentence as shown in the example above ? Do I use a comma before The Smartcopter or a dash or how is it done ? And can I continue the sentence like this:

... model of transportation, The Smartcopter, such as it being eco-friendly and ...

this should be in British English.

  • Either a comma or a dash is fine to separate the supplementary appositive NP "the Smartcopter". – BillJ Sep 20 '17 at 17:31
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    We usually say there are benefits to something, or we speak of the benefits of doing it. As a noun phrase, benefits for [thing] doesn't work in any context I can think of offhand. – FumbleFingers Sep 20 '17 at 17:33
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Your approach is fine, although you should not capitalise the 'The'.

There are a lot of benefits for the new model of transportation, the Smartcopter, such as it being eco-friendly and ...

Dashes could also be used, but I think commas, in this case, where the sentence is being continued subsequently, would be more usual.

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