On this week's show the chaps discuss a surprising move by VW to claw some money back over #Dieselgate, FCA settles with US authorities over supposedly illegal software, Bosch settles with US authorities over supposedly illegal software, Ghosn loses his appeal against detention, loses his bail application, Nissan board members leave the company, JLR announces big job loses, Ford announces big restructuring to their European set up, advice from the Government for UK drivers wishing to drive abroad after March 28, Honda will shut their Swindon plant down after 29 March, Ford and VW reveal they've formed an alliance, amazing the ASA dismiss complaints against a car ad, the Marrakesh Formula E result is examined, a Lunchtime Read, a List of the Week and a And Finally.Read More
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On the first show of 2019 the chaps start with some Follow Up. VW is being sued by a German State Government, IAV pleads guilty in the US in connection with #Dieselgate, Ghosn is rearrested, two senior Nissan execs take some leave, Ghosn appears in court to refute claims against him, December and 2018 New Car Registrations are down, New Year's Honours for some special car people, London launches a van scrappage scheme, Tottenham Court Road to ban all but buses and bikes from March, Greater Manchester may bring in charges for LGV and HGVs, BMW to face criminal proceedings in Korea, Takata airbag recall still slow in the UK, Highways England doesn't like touchscreens in cars, Formula E is back at the weekend and so is the Rookie Test, Hyundai WRC gets a new boss, an excellent Lunchtime Read from Jalopnik and the cars and props from Fast and Furious Live are up for auction.Read More
On the final News Show of the year, the chaps start off with good Follow Up, the Bloodhound project has been saved, there are several articles discussed with regards, to the continued fall out from Carlos Ghosn's arrest, a leaked email shows that Uber allegedly knew their autonomous vehicle project wasn't going well, Levandowski claims his new company has driven across the US with no disengagements, Euro 6 diesel cars can be banned from European cities, Apple hires a Tesla designer, Hyundai to sell a car unlockable with a fingerprint in China, River Severn crossing now free, drivers are warned of 'Frantic Friday', Formula E is back, CEO Agag will become Chairman of Formula E, the chaps discuss last year's predictions and announce their new ones for 2019, Porsche have to tell us how to pronounce Taycan.Read More