This week the chaps discuss progress of the Aston Martin factory, Porsche drops diesels from some of the range, the Rebel Alliance needs a succession plan, council to start charging firms who dig up the road, Alan gets exposed to wood smoke and snow, call for hands-free phone use to be banned, Alan grumbles at the List of the Week and someone drives 20,000 miles in their TVR with only one major issue.Read More
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Andrew took Subaru's Forester up to the snowy Cairngorms to see what it is like as family transport for the Cracked Windscreen horde. Listen to him tell you about the fantastic four-wheel drive system, XDrive, and the marvellous Eye Sight system.Read More
This week Alan is on his own, so it's a short show. There's some Follow Up on Uber v Waymo, dropped warranties and the Maserati Levante and news from Edinburgh about the cars abandoned in a robot car park, the Rolls Culinain is "a thing", the joys of OTA updates for FCA's U-Connect, Rally Sweden, Goodwood Festival of Speed and many Lists of the Week. Andrew will be back next week and universal balance will be restored.Read More
This week the chaps talk about new car registrations figures, silly officials saying silly things, new car-to-grid scheme announced, Renault reduces it's warranty, Gérald Walter has died, Wales to allow closed road racing, lunchtime reading recommendations, 20 concepts we wish were made.Read More
Alan went to Barcelona to drive the Toyota Yaris GRMN, on road and track. Listen in as we hear his conversation with Stijn Peeters, the European Technical Program Manager for the Yaris GRMN. Has Alan made the correct decision to splash his own cash on one of these?Read More
Alan is back! Also, this week has a much more cheerful show, thanks to there being some positive news. However, there is still enough to make you shake your head in a sad way.
Listen to Andrew and Alan discuss how #Dieselgate can still shock us, Qwest finish the Model S estate, Ralph Hosier tells us more about #ProjecSwarm, Hackney propose ULEV only streets, Formula E reveals the new car, WRC Mote Carlo was a toughie, Lotus hatches a plan, plans to curb rouge parking companies, Norway has the best taxi, best pocket rockets and a RHD Raptor.Read More
This week Andrew is flying solo! He discusses PSA and Unite talking, new car MOTs will stay at 3 years, Land Rover reduces production, dodgy meters hold up the roll out of new London Taxis, smokey Focus RS's will get a free fix, Formula E finishes after New York this year, WRC is back, we learn how not to write about driver assistance technology, and trapped cars are found in a car park.Read More
This week the chaps will be discussing how prosecutors want #Dieselgate answers from Porsche, Andrew moans that people still buy white cars, NCAP reveals which are the best 2017 cars to crash in and they recount their visit to a large shed.Read More
This week the chaps return for the New Show. They discuss FCA apparently trying to settle their deisel emission issues in the US, GM's attempt to change driverless testing rule wording is clarified, more jobs to go at Vauxhall, December and 2017 new car registration figures discussed, designer of the rotary engine has passed away, UK Government releases consultation on parking and motorway assist technology, Formula E is back, Nathalie McGloin is President of FIA Disability and Accessability Commision, the history of road tax in the UK, the Top 50 events to attend in 2018 and GM is putting podcasts in cars.Read More
Andrew was invited to learn more about Mazda's future plans and get behind the wheel of their current range. So, in a break with tradition, listen to him talk about all things Mazda, whilst Alan listens.Read More