Special Edition - Peugeot 3008 GTLine BlueHDi 130 Review

Special Edition - Peugeot 3008 GTLine BlueHDi 130 Review

In a break with convention, Alan was the one who needed a larger vehicle to transport a new mother and her baby. The Peugeot 3008 was selected for this very demanding task. Listen in as we hear how he got on with the car, associated baby paraphernalia and power buttons that don’t always line up perfectly.

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Weaponised UAVs - 17 September 2019

In this week's show, the chaps get to discuss an impending and potentially expensive deadline hurtling towards Audi, the Frankfurt Motor Show is under threat, BAC secures big orders, Ineos claims it is nearly there with a deal to build in Bridgend, what do the Saudi oil attacks mean for the motorists, selecting your own noise to warn pedestrians about your quiet car, Thatcham Research releases autonomous vehicle white paper, Da Costa moves to DS Techeetach, Formula E had record growth and profits last season, WRC Turkey was brilliant for tyre suppliers less so for everyone else, a Lunchtime Read that is self-indulgent, List of the Week is from Jim Holder's experience with an EV and we get outraged over the And Finally.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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You Really Don't Help - 10 September 2019

In this week's show, we chat about departures from Nissan, a proposal for a pavement parking ban in the UK, August's New Car Registrations figures get an interrogation, Ionity announces new investment, how the 'people's car' is coming from Renault rather than anyone else, speed limits to be reduced in parts of London, Scottish public sector fleets are going ULEV by 2025, Karim Habib is on the move again, a glorious Lunchtime Read, a consumer-centric List of the Week, and an And Finally that transports us back to the 80s.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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Given Value of Happy - 3 September 2019

In this week's show, we ask if Levandowski is the messiah or just a very naughty boy, we explain why you should not take a nice car to Creamfields music festival, Highways England are being sued over smart motorways, a modified Bugatti Chiron goes jolly quickly, a roadmap for UK connected and automated mobility is released, Toyota and Suzuki tie into a closer alliance, Frankfurt Motor Show tightens security, Toyota will pause production for one day after Brexit, 'Play Streets' will be easier to create, Porsche reveals their Formula E car and livery, the Jim Clark museum is opened, a rapid List of the Week, a Lunchtime Read that's a little different and an And Finally that makes Alan regret a recent decision.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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We're Not Childish - 27 August 2019

In this week's show, we chat about the prosecution leaking details in the Ghosn case, what the Monterey Car Week means for classics, VW has fired 204 employees as it demonstrates a tough stance on discipline, there is a new VW logo, Pen Test Partners find security holes in accredited smart trackers, the Science and Technology Committee makes some suggestions for hitting net-zero carbon stance, WRC Germany results, Opel Corsa-e rally car revealed, the news that Ferdinand Piech has suddenly died, a couple of cars drive around the Nurburgring quickly so Alan argues one matters whilst another doesn't, a brilliant Lunchtime Read and an ace And Finally.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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Siri Knows Best - 20 August 2019

In this week's show, Alan and Andrew chat about what went wrong at the Porsche Type 64 auction, how expensive is the most expensive McLaren F1, what went wrong for the world's first solar road, good news that Highways England is removing 480 miles of roadworks for the upcoming weekend, how Supercabs helped to reduce collisions on the M1 for a week, how not to give Transport for London £26 million, research shows that cycling is quicker than driving in a city, the results from the National Travel Survey 2018 are out, an article about why visiting the old Reims Grand Prix track is still worth our time, a Lunchtime Read that helps us with a pronunciation and learning more about a tuners, a List of the Week that stretches what can be done to the front of cars and a wonderful And Finally from Ian Seabrook.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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Dear Comrade - 13 August 2019

In this week's show, Alan and Andrew chat about how Mercedes could be facing a 1 billion euro fine in Germany over defeat devices, the Government has announced an extra £2.5 million for on-street charging infrastructure, Lotus brand revamp continues, a report from a think-tank makes the case for banning private cars in Central London, there is a safety recommendation to ban hands-free calls in cars, Brits break driving laws in France more than anywhere else in the EU, some cars can be stolen within 10 seconds, Jamie Chadwick wins the first W Series Championship, this week we have not one but two Lunchtime Watches, the List of the Week has a whiff of failure to it and our And Finally is a scoop via Instagram from someone we know.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items and feedback!

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Everything Has Changed - 6 August 2019

In this week's show, Alan and Andrew discuss new charges against Rupert Stadler over #Dieselgate, Aston Martin's Q1 results are in, the show is put right over AIR Index, July New Car Registration figures are out, UK car manufacturing falls in the first half of 2019, man who held his phone to film whilst driving is not guilty, an article about how LEVC is broadening it's vision to be sustainable long-term, Carwow gets investment from Daimler amongst others, Dennis scoops up Car Throttle and WTF1, Porsche can help you with your climate guilt, in Formula E the sad news that Jean-Paul Droit has passed away, WRC Finland results, a Lunchtime Read about keeping cars fun, a List of the Week to help us over the shock of the new Megane RS Trophy-R price, and wonderful video from Matteo Licata as our And Finally.

As ever, we really hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch with news items, feedback or just to tell Alan that it's all okay!

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Tents are the Future - 30 July 2019

This week Alan is back with Andrew. Whilst they wait for the signs of the impending apocalypse the chaps discuss civil class action case against VW in the UK, how an organisation that wants a slice of the emission testing pie claims current tests aren't good enough, Carlos Tavares has to repeat his warning to those who are hard of hearing, Nissan is now cutting more jobs than thought, Aston Martin has to revise its sales target, JLR announces a loss, Ford is killing off the Ka+, BMW is now pondering culling some models from its vast lineup, the Government removes diesel choices but adds petrol to the car purchasing scheme, Blomqvist is keen to return to Formula E which many approve of, WRC Finland is this weekend, we support the 'Say No to Colworth' campaign and ask you do as well, the Lunchtime Read is a brilliant one from Autocar, List of the Week is a positive one, and the And Finally is a glimpse into the mad world of Russian home modified car world.

As ever we really hope you enjoy the show!

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Little Dragon Flag - 24 July 2019

This week Andrew is joined by Rachel Boagey as the Internet has possibly melted on the Continent.

In his absence, they discuss Ghosn suing Nissan for not following procedure, Oliver Zipse is the next BMW CEO, BWM boldly announce a fee for using Apple CarPlay, Fleet levels of CO2 has rised to a five year high, Volvo is recalling 507,000 4-cylinder diesel-engined cars globally, Riversimple smashes funding target, DfT announces 74-point safety strategy, Daimler and Bosch get Level 4 parking approval, Nissan refuses to retrofit technology to offset the Qashqai's real-world pollution, Ian Callum has returned to the Designers Mood Board, the Lunchtime Read actually comes from Alan , and the List of the Week allows us all to revel in the magnificence of some Citroëns.

We hope you enjoy the show and don't forget to follow Rachel who was kind enough to speak to a lonely Andrew.

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