Episode 140 : Still Raw - Weiss and Audi settle, September New Car Registrations, London wants German money, Project Lorry

FOLLOW UP: WEISS AND AUDI REACH AGREEMENT

Ulrich Weiss, who was a former engineer Audi sacked in the wake of #Dieselgate, have both stated that the working relationship “has been terminated by mutual consent”. No further details have been released due to data protection, apparently. To read the Automotive News Europe article click here.

SEPTEMBER NEW CAR REGISTRATION FIGURES

Alan and Andrew have been waiting for September's figures, as they felt this would give a true reflection of the state of the new car market. Oh dear, it does. To read more click the SMMT article here.

LONDON DEMANDS GERMAN CAR MONEY

Sadiq Khan has demanded money for clean air initiatives in London, following them doing so in Germany and the US. To read more click the Autocar article here.

NEW PROJECT TO FOLLOW - PROJECT LORRY

James Ruppert has embarked on a restoration project for his 1984 Series 3 Land Rover. Well, he has a tame mechanic that is doing this. To follow along with us, click the FreeCarMag link here.

ALEX ROY INVESTIGATES NORWAY’S EV MOVE

Alex Roy has written an in-depth article for The Drive, investigating the extent of Norway’s electric car “miracle”. Where the finances come from to pay for incentives, the reality of the free charging network, the culture of Norway and the reality of owning an EV are all explained. To read this fascinating article click here.

CHRIS BANGLE ON PERCEPTION PODCAST

Friend of the show, Lee Walton, brought this podcast episode to our attention. Click the iTunes link here to listen to Chris Bangle discuss his history and his approach to design. To listen via SoundCloud click here. An incredibly fascinating listen.

AND FINALLY - 1987 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG HAMMER WAGON

Petrolicious has released another wonderful video, this time of about an AMG Hammer Estate. Fantastic E-Class shape with an awful lot of power, sounds like an almost perfect car for Andrew. To see this click the link here.

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