Episode 156: With an I - Porsche ordered to answer, New Vauxhall Boss, Project Swarm video, Favourite Car Colours 2018, Autosport International 2018, Formula E in Brum, UK Car of the Year 2018

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.

FOLLOW UP: PORSCHE SE CORNERED BY PROSECUTORS

Porsche SE, which is the investment company behind Porsche, has been ordered to reveal what they know about the #Dieselgate scandal. A judge has declared VW and Porsche can no longer hide behind the "ongoing investigations" line. To read more click the Autocar article here.

FOLLOW UP: NEW VAUXHALL BOSS

Stephen Norman has been appointed Managing Director of Vauxhall. He has been speaking about how the company value is not reflected in current sales. Once in place, Norman will review all the challenges the brand faces. Previously he has worked at Rover Group, Fiat, Renault and PSA. For more click here to read the TopGear article.

FOLLOW UP: PROJECT SWARM VIDEO IS OUT

Andrew spoke to Tom Ford, for Rear View, just before he flew out to drive the upgraded Mitsubishi L200. The excellent video is now out showing off the pickup and the glorious scenery of Namibia. To watch it click here. If you like it, let him and TopGear know so that we may get more to watch!

FAVOURITE NEW CAR COLOURS OF 2017

That time of the year has returned, where we get to hear Andrew complain that people buy white cars. Also, we find out what the other popular colours are from SMMT. To read more click the Motoring Research article here.

EURO NCAP ANNOUNCES BEST IN CLASS 2017

Euro NCAP has rated the best in class for 2017. To read more click the article here.

NATION OF MIDDLE LANE HOGGERS

Direct Line Car Insurance has released a report showing a depressing 23% of drivers use the inside lane. To read about this believable statistic and other equally awful ones click the Motoring Research article here.

COUNCILS IGNORING £4.5M EV CHARGE POINT FUNDING

There is £4.5m funding available for local councils to apply for, aimed at installing charging points. To read more click the totalEV article here.

AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2018

Thanks to our friends at Motor1UK, Alan and Andrew attended the 2018 Autosport International show at the NEC. As the chaps hadn't been before they weren't exactly sure what to expect. Both thoroughly enjoyed their time. To see a quick tour click the link here. To see their Top 5 standout items click here.

Click here for Motor1 UK's Jaguar XE SV Project 8 video

Click here for Motor1 UK's Porsche GT3 CUP video

Click here for Motor1 UK's Golf GTi TCR video

Click here for Motor1 UK's Tour of the Stand

Mission Motorsport and Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations have worked with the newly formed team Invictus Games Racing to get two Jaguar F-Type SVR GT4-spec cars into the British GT Championship. They look amazing. To read more click the link here.

FORMULA E - MARRAKESH

Rosenqvist came in ahead of Burma, who had a problem with the fan boost just before the race. Burning led from the start, with Bird in second until just before the swap over. To read more click the Autosport article here.

There was some confusion leading up to the race as the FIA removed the minimum time for the mid-race swap pit stop. However, after discussions and a complaint from the teams, it was reinstated. However, it will go before the next race. To read more click the links here and here.

Birmingham is being considered by Formula E, as a replacement for Montreal is sought. To read more click here.

WRC NEWS - CITROEN RACING'S NEW DIRECTOR

Pierre Budar has taken over from Yves Martin, who has been appointed FIA rally director. Budar is a long time Citroen employee. To read more click the Motorsport.com article here.

DAN GURNEY 1931 - 2018

Dan Gurney has passed away, at the age of 86. He was a towering figure in F1, Le Mans, Indycar and NASCAR. To read more click the Car and Driver article here.

LIST OF THE WEEK: UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

Whilst you may have thought other items this show was the List of the Week, they are not. The UK Cart of the Year Award 2018 is. To read through the full list click the Motoring Research Article here.

AND FINALLY: CARWINK

In an attempt to see how angry Andrew can get, Alan has included something from CES 2018. CarWink is one company's attempt to do away with hand gesture communications. To see more click the BBC News article here and the official page here.

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