FOLLOW UP - NEW AUDI #DIESELGATE ACCUSATIONS
Audi has been accused of allowing their A7 and A8 engines to restrict NOx emissions until the steering wheel is turned more than 15 degrees. This information comes from the German Transport Ministry. To read the Autocar article click here.
FOLLOW UP - VW MAY FIX THE FIXED DIESEL ENGINES
Volkswagen will assess complaints from customers following the emission fix to their engine. VW will write to customers outlining what they will do and who for. To read the Autocar article click here.
FOLLOW UP - LEVANDOWSKI FIRED BY UBER
The engineer at the center of the Waymo V Uber court case, Anthony Levandowski, has been fired by Uber. To read the NYTimes article click here.
SMMT NEW CAR REGISTRATION FIGURES FOR MAY 2017
That time of the month has rolled around again. To play along at home click here for the SMMT article and download link.
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DESIGNER’S MOOD BOARD - MINI HIRES OLIVER HEILMER
MINI has announced that Oliver Heilmer will be joining as lead designer on September 1. MINI has not had a head of design since Anders Warming left. To read the Automotive News article click here.
Tom Tjaarda has passed away. One of the less celebrated designers, which is surprising when you run through a list of his work. To read the Car Design News article click here.
FORMULA E DOUBLE-HEADER
Reminder that Formula E will be in Berlin this week and it will be a double-header, with races on both Saturday and Sunday. As ever, Channel 5 will be showing it free-to-air in the UK.
The WRC circus hits Sardinia this weekend. Another fascinating race is expected. BT Sport will be showing live stages and highlights, with MotorsTV and Channel 5 showing highlights.
LIST OF THE WEEK - VILLA D’ESTE 2017
This week Alan and Andrew dribble over some of the selection from an Autocar article highlighting the best cars from the Villa d’Este 2017. To check out the list click here.
The chaps were at the Coventry MotoFest for the weekend. They had a great time and managed to meet up with some listeners and friends of the show! Thanks to @richgoodingcom Dr @jeckythump and @Joe_Hallenbeck for putting up with us!
REAR VIEW PODCAST
Don't forget the new show from the team at Motoring Podcast, Rear View, where we talk to fascinating people from the motoring universe. To go listen to the episodes already released on iTunes click here.