Episode 28 : David Austin

On this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by David Austin, owner of Lobster Diecast, a model car distributor.

Listen to us discuss how the company came into being, how much he loves a Renault 5 and why he nearly went 'Basil Fawlty' on a car.

Lobster Diecast website - Lobster Diecast

Lobster Diecast on Twitter - @LobsterDiecast

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Episode 27 : Drew Meehan

On this show, I'm delighted to be joined by Drew Meehan, Design Lead for Car Design Research Ltd.

Listen to us explore how he decided to be a designer at a young age, what good design is to him and what annoys him!

Drew on Twitter - @drewdraws2

Drew on Instagram - @drewdraws2

Car Design Research Ltd website - Car Design Research Ltd

Car Design News website - Car Design News

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Episode 26 : James Warren

On this episode, I'm delighted to have the opportunity to talk to James Warren. James is Rolls Royce's Communications Manager for Western Europe.

We get to hear how one sunny summer, in rural Sussex, helped prepare him for Singapore, we discuss the merits of the Fiat Stilo, and those who can recount car adventures to us are special people.

James on Twitter - @James_Warren_RR

James on Instagram - @jamesianwarren

Rolls Royce on Instagram - @spiritofrollsroyce

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Episode 25 : Jim Holder

For this episode, I'm delighted to welcome Jim Holder. Jim is the Editorial Director for WhatCar, Autocar and PistonHeads.

We get to hear how Jim actually started out in motorsport journalism, his thoughts on print and digital media, as well as a tip for anyone trying to contact him!

Autocar website - Autocar

What Car? website - WhatCar?

PistonHeads website - PistonHeads

Jim on Twitter - @Jim_Holder

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Episode 24 : Ashley Winston

In this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by Ashley Winston. He is the founder of Palmdale Motors Ltd as car sourcing company.

We get to hear about mysterious clutch issues, Tunnel Runs and how his company started almost by accident!

Palmdale Motors Ltd site - Palmdale Motors Ltd

Ashley on Twitter - @TheCarGuru

Palmdale on Twitter - @Palmdale_Motors

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Episode 23 : Keith WR Jones

For this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by the multi-award winning Keith WR Jones. He is a motoring writer for Parkers as well as a collector of car brochures and literature.

We get to hear how Keith first started collecting car literature, why he started writing about cars and how easily a Citroën XM is mistaken for a Delorean!

Keith's award winning video - Citroën Grand C4 Picasso

Keith on Twitter - @keithwrjones

Keith on Instagram - @keithwrjones

Petroleum Vitae - click here

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Episode 22 : Matteo Licata - Part Two

We pick up the conversation right after Matteo discusses his car history. Which does include driving too!

Examples Matteo cites as making great car design include;

Citroën DS - click here to see more

Tesla Model S - click here to see more

NSU Ro 80 - click here to see more

Matteo on Twitter - @matteo_cars

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Episode 21 : Matteo Licata - Part One

For this episode, I am delighted to be joined by Matteo Licata, a professional car designer.

We get to learn how he got into design and how he became Italy's leading expert in Triumph Spitfires.

Matteo on Twitter - @matteo_cars

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Episode 20 : Hannah Gordon

On this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by Hannah Gordon, who is a female mechanic and motoring writer.

We get to hear how Hannah learned her trade, her preference for working on older cars, possible future avenues of work.

Hannah on Twitter - @femalemechanic1

Hannah on YouTube - Female Mechanic

Wheels for Women website - Wheels for Women

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Episode 19 : Robin Brown

For this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by Robin Brown, who some may know as one of the hosts of the paused PetrolPod podcast.

We get to hear about his thoughts on the future of motoring content, people valuing good stuff and his preference for buying cars from friends.

Robin on Twitter - @RobinBrown78

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Episode 18 : Alexis Cassey

On this episode, I get to speak to Alexis Cassey, the first woman on the show (which has shamefully taken too long to rectify) and partner of the award winning dealer Prestige Diesel and Sport!

We get to learn about her initial hatred of cars, what the 'five-hour sell' is and how easy it is to remove a Mitsubishi FTO dashboard!

Prestige Diesels and Sport website - Prestige Diesels and Sport

Alexis on Twitter - @PrestigeDiesels

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Episode 17 : Liam Bird

On this episode, I'm delighted to be joined by Liam Bird a motoring writer for several publications in Wales and the Welsh Border area. We get to learn how impactful a Group B rally car is on a young boy.

There are some sound quality issues at the start, due to the internet playing up, but these settle down and won't detract from the fascinating chat I had with Liam.

Liam's website - click here

Liam on Twitter - @bird_liam

Liam on Instagram - @bird_liam

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Episode 16 : Chris Ratcliff

I'm delighted to be joined by Chris Ratcliff, on this episode. Chris is part of the DriveCult site, writing and photographing about his interests in the motoring world.

We get to learn more about connected cars and their risks. We also learn why he supports the fantastic charity Mission Motorsport.

Remote Car Hacking PDF - click here

Chris's talk at SteelCon - click here

Chris on Twitter - @chrisratcliff

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Episode 15 : James Clark

For this show, I am delighted to be joined by James Clark, Press Relations Manager at Toyota GB. We learn that sometimes we should listen to our friends and 'exposure' is a dirty word!

James Clark on Twitter - James Clark

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Episode 14 : Lee Walton Part 2

This episode is the second part of my chat with Lee Walton, car designer, and Senior Lecturer. After learning what makes good design, in the last episode, we dive straight into his car ownership history!

Lee's Personal Twitter - @eclat521

Lee's Work Twitter - @stanceLAMK

Lee on Instagram - @crapcarsoffinland

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Episode 13 : Lee Walton Part 1

This week I'm delighted to chat to Lee Walton a car designer who is a Senior Lecturer at the Lahti Design Institute in Finland. This is the first part of our fascinating conversation where we get learn some of the secrets of 'good car design' and how writing letters to car designers complaining about their work can lead you on to a future career.

 BMW GINA Concept

Lee on Twitter - @eclat521

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Episode 12 : Ian Seabrook

On this show, I'm delighted to be joined by Ian Seabrook. Ian is the editor of Retro Japanese and Classic Jaguar magazines. He is also the founder of HubNut, where he shares his more personal motoring experiences and fun. 

Ian Seabrook's website - HubNut.org

Ian Seabrook's YouTube channel - HubNut

Ian Seabrook on Twitter - @dollywobbler

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Episode 11 : Dr Jonathan Kershaw

For this show, I'm delighted to be joined by Dr. Jonathan Kershaw, a self-confessed tree-hugging petrolhead. We learn how this dichotomy works in real life as well as how to select a car based on wing mirror folding angles. 

Jonathan Kershaw on Twitter - Jonathan Kershaw

Jonathan Kershaw's Weibsite - Autohabitus

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Episode 10 : Richard Gooding

In this episode, we are joined by Richard Gooding, Author as well as Features and Road Test Editor for GreenFleet Magazine. We get to find out how he wrote his book and discuss the finer points of obsession.

Richard Gooding on Twitter - @richgoodingcom

Richard Gooding's Book : Porsche 914 - An Enthusiasts Guide

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Episode 09 : Graham Eason

In this episode, we are joined by Graham Eason, founder of Great Escape Cars, a classic car hire and workshop company. We get to find out what made him decide to start the company and why a Porsche 928 was one of his biggest purchasing regrets.

Great Escape Twitter - @ClassicCarHire

Great Escape Website - Great Escape Cars

No to No Mot Twitter - @notonomot

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