Alan spent a sunny day near Bicester trying out some of the current Volkswagen range including the new Passat. He also took some time out from driving to chat about both why the new Passat is still an important model for Volkswagen UK and some of the changes afoot within VW as a whole.Read More
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Andrew had a Honda Civic Type-R on loan for a week, Alan thinks it’s because he was having a mid-life crisis. Listen in as the chaps discuss the ven diagram of typical owners, Andrew’s obsession with dashboard materials and the required weather conditions for a drive into North Wales.Read More
Alan went to Hyundai UK HQ and had a chat about the whys, hows and wherefores of hydrogen fuel cells with Sylvie Childs, Hyundai UK Senior Product Manager for Nexo, as well as a short drive of the hydrogen-only Nexo.Read More
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.Read More
Alan and Andrew were in the same place at the same time once again, so they decided to pop along to the 40th annual SMMT Test Day to find out more about what is happening in the industry, meet the manufacturers, try some cars and catch up with anyone who after seeing them would still speak!
Listen in to hear how the day went.Read More
Alan had an electric Hyundai Kona, for a week. Instead of attempting an epic adventure in it, as we've already done that and it has become a bit of a cliche, he just used it normally. Listen in as he tells Andrew about his experiences and blows Andrew's mind when discussing a serious improvement in the technology.Read More
Both Alan and Andrew drove the Swift Sport during the time Andrew had it, listen in as they give their perspectives on the impressive job Suzuki has done with this car, how well priced they feel it is and how Andrew got on with the driver assistance technology.Read More
Alan and Andrew are joined by Rachel Boagey (Features Editor at Business Car and Editor at Chutzpahcar) and Andrew Brady (New Cars Editor at Honest John) to discuss the highs, lows and surprises from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Listen in as they talk about taste and a lack thereof, real-world cars and not just the hyper rockets, as well as roof boxes.Read More
Alan was invited to a driving day by Aston Martin, crushingly for him, he couldn’t attend. Andrew could though! Listen to Andrew tell Alan what he missed, including how nice a convertible can be, how Aston Martin is working towards a sustainable future and the differences between the DC11 Volante and the Vantage. Alan does a good job not to let his bitterness and jealousy flow through too much.Read More