Episode 175: Gordian Knot - Porsche raided, Sunderland job losses, China removes protectionism, Gandini's greatest hits

This week the chaps have to discuss news items that show the optimism they foolishly displayed last week was, um, misguided.

Topics include, how Porsche was raided over #dieselgate, a new EU regulatory law aimed at preventing a repeat of #dieselgate, Nissan to shed some jobs in Sunderland, China is removing it’s protectionist policy on car production and sales, Amazon announce deliveries, Formula E and WRC are back this weekend, Dutch ‘singing road’ removed, how to get 8 months in prison, Gandini’s greatest hits and a new testing series that is all female.

Read More

Episode 174: Transparency - OX is off to India, Tesla and NTSB argue, VW has a new CEO, JLR cuts production, Vauxhall to revise dealerships, Formula E Rome

This week technology does not seem to have thwarted the chaps in some way or another. So listen in as the chaps talk about the Gordon Murray OX prototype going to India, Tesla and NTSB arguing over how they should complete a safety investigation, Herbert Diess is the new CEO of VW, JLR is cutting agency workers and production thanks to a reduction in new car sales, Vauxhall will terminate all dealership contracts, John Miles is remembered, the Formula E result from Rome, Sweeden deploys an electric car charging road, Uber looking at all mobility options, Wyoming's most popular cars and what the Highway Code should actually contain. 

Read More

Episode 173: Lack of Focus - VW to swap CEO, March 2018 New Car Registration figures, Shell release a surprising report, Car ads from yesterday

This week Andrew's sound is not to the quality we strive for, which we apologise. Hopefully, it will not detract from your enjoyment of the show.

The chaps discuss why VW is considering removing Muller, March 2018's New Car Registration figures, Shell release a surprising report, reminder that Formula E is back, WRC Rally Corsica result, discussion about autonomous vehicle design, which embassies owe for the Congestion Charge and adverts from a bygone age.

Read More

Episode 171: Disingenuous - Silly survey, Uber accident one week on, BMW sued in US, Waymo selects Jaguar I-Pace, New hydrogen filling station opened

This week the chaps are having to wade through a lot of Follow Up. But there is news about the UK Autonomous project, Waymo selecting Jaguar I-Paces for testing, the WRC changes the rules for Power Stages, more money to fix pot holes, Lynk & Co announce their European production base. There's also some brief Parish Notes.

Read More

Episode 169: Healthy Londons - More Raids, Autonomous Uber in fatal accident, Mayor of London's Transport Strategy, BMW CO2 increase

This week the chaps discuss more raiding by prosecutors, the fatal accident involving an autonomous Uber, the Mayor of London's Transport Strategy, installation of 100 new EV charging pioints, BMW raises their CO2 figures across the range, Formula E result, highlights of the Goodwood Member's Meeting, new VED rules reminder, Uber's planning tool, new JLR Special Operations MD and Porsche's augmented reality app.

Read More

Episode 167: You hippy - February 2018 New Car Registrations, Mazda Infotainment Vulnerability, JustGiving for Henry Hope-Frost Family

This week the chaps discuss some brief Geneva Motor Show Follow Up, after Alan has attended. There is a run through the February SMMT New Car Registration figures, Swansea trialing bus orientated traffic lights, Mazda infotainment system suceptible to hacking, how to support the JustGiving page for Henry Hope-Frost's family following his tragic accident, the exciting Rally Mexico event, Formula E returns reminder, a new way to support Mission Motorsport, Cars and Coffee returns at Great Escape Cars, we suggest some lunchtime reading from Eric Gallina, and Alan has found a 'worst of' List of the Week.

Read More