Episode 196: Otto's Uber Out - No Deal Brexit Fear for UK Car Industry, New VW COO, Ford Europe Re-Org On The Cards, Uber Shutters Otto Trucks, Calls to Abolish MOTs, Today's Cars in The Past

Volkswagen invite BMW’s Duesmann to the Board, FCA move quickly to replace Sergio Marchionne following news of his serious ill health, 157GB of automotive manufacturing sensitive data held on public servers, E10 petrol consultation opened in UK, Detroit Motorshow moves to June, Ofgem outlines suggestions on how to cope with expected rise in EV charging numbers, DVLA asking drivers to retake eye tests, Vauxhall/Opel return to profit, Techeetah partners with DS Formula E team for next season, Christopher Svensson looses battle with cancer, Dambrosio named new Mitsubishi Executive Design Director, Lunchtime Read: How to Service a Lexus LFA, List of the Week: France’s Luxury Barges, And Finally: Liberty Walks GT-R.

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Episode 182: It's Big - BMW Bugs, Hamburg Shuts a Street, Zip in an e-Golf, Tesla Model 3 Crashes, SMMT Drives

Andrew's away this week, so Alan's joined by motoring journalist Richard Gooding to talk about some of the week's news and then reminisce about their trip to the SMMT Drive Day last week.

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Episode 99 : Mellow Yellow - Uber and Waymo, Yellow Car Rally, New London Taxi, Tesla worth more than Ford

This week's show is "Alan Only" so it's a short one...

Follow Up - Uber vs. Waymo, the stand-off continues

Files are still missing and the director of Uber's self-driving vehicle programme is "Pleading The Fifth". Will Uber be forced to halt work? More from Jalopnik and Bloomberg.

Follow Up - Maddox Yellow is now "a thing"

100 yellow cars paraded through the village of Bibury in the Cotswolds at the weekend in support of 84-year-old retired dentist Peter Maddox, who's yellow Corsa was vandalised for "ruining" tourist's photos when parked outside his house. Vauxhall has shown their support by renaming the colour to "Maddox Yellow". More from Autoblog.

London Taxi Company build new Warwickshire Factory

The first new U.K. Vehicle factory for over a decade has been built for London Taxi Company via parent company Geely. More from Autocar.

Tesla more Valuable Than Ford

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By Schwartz, Rosen

Tesla’s market cap valuation exceeded that of Ford today following a 7% rise in share value brought about by the announcement that Tesla had delivered 25,000 cars in Q1 of 2017. More from BBC News.

Mexico E-Prix Summary

The Mexico City E-Prix was a chaotic display of skills, spills and overtaking, with Lucas di Grassi working his way from last on the grid to first. Also, Sergio Marchionne has said some stuff. Race report from Motorsport.com, Sergio statements from Jalopnik.

Daily Diesel Toxin Tax

The UK Government is expected to announce a £20 charge on drivers of older diesel vehicles to enter up to 35 sites in the UK. Hooray. More from Autocar.

April Fools

Alan’s Top 5 Motoring April Fools

REAR VIEW PODCAST

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Episode 57 : Alfa Romeo and Guilia - SMMT Figures for July, UK Guilia Specs and Prices, Faraday Hires, More Jeep Hacks

This week Andrew’s off-grid so it’s an Alan-only show. Don’t think that means there’s less content though...

  • Italy Announces Volkswagen Fines for #Dieselgate
  • Tesla 2nd Quarter Results - More Missed Predictions
  • SMMT New Registration Numbers for July
  • Renault Becomes Europe’s Second-Biggest-Selling Manufacturer
  • Aston Martin DB11 - Reviews Have Hit The News Stands
  • Alpine - SUV a Possibility
  • Hackers Do It Again - More Jeep Hacks to Be Announced
  • Faraday Future Snatch Another EV Powertrain Expert
  • New Fuel Cell Vehicle Acronym From Nissan
  • Japan Approves Mirrorless Cars
  • UK To Host Autonomous Vehicle Track Days
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Episode 45: Top Gear Free Zone

Andrew's away this week so it's an Alan-only headlines show this week. There are precious few of them so he also talks about what he drove at the SMMT Drive Day on Thursday last week.

VW E-Golf Updates Coming Soon

Volvo: Manufacturers should accept responsibility for their autonomous vehicles

New Megane Range and Prices Released

SMMT Drive Day

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Episode 41 : Fear and Hope  - Ferrari thoughts, New Car figures, Suzuki Baleno, Tesla, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, GM and Lyft, McLaren P1 Benchmarked, F1 helping hospitals, GT86 Shooting Brake

As ever, Alan and Andrew grab the week's motoring news and give it a dashed-good shake!

Covered this week:-

  • Alan's though some more about tasteful Ferrari revenue generation 
  • April new car registration figures
  • Is diesel doomed? Autocar thinks so...
  • Low, low Suzuki Baleno
  • Tesla. Again.
  • Alfa Giulia first drives
  • GM moving fast of autonomous cars
  • McLaren P1 vs real life
  • Phil Spectre's Evil Twin suggests F1 in central London. Again.
  • How Williams F1's pit crew is helping premature babies in Wales
  • Toyota's GT96 Shooting Break

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Episode 40 : Autonomy in the UK - Porsche R&D Reshuffle, UK Gov Vehicle Surveillance Tests , Volvo UK Autonomous Vehicle Trial, Moscow ePrix, Sergio Expands Ferrari Role...

This week regular programming continues, with Alan and Andrew beating through the news of the week. The fact that this is "The Big Four Oh" went completely unnoticed...

  • Porsche R&D Boss Reshuffle
  • UK Government Vehicle "Surveillance Tests"
  • Volvo to run Real-life autonomous vehicle usage trials in the UK
  • Moscow FormulaE ePrix
  • Sergio expands his Ferrari responsibilities
  • 10 million European Toyotas
  • Huge range improvements for the BMW i3
  • Porsche's Panamera family for the family
  • New TVR unveiling at the London Motor Show
  • McLaren F1 for sale on the open market
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