Camouflage and disguise: the fight against prototype paparazzi

Posted on March 19th, 2008

Camouflage and disguise are crucial when new model prototypes first leave the well-protected confines of the design studio or workshop and head out onto the test track or open road. Although a great deal of Read More

Ten remedies for traffic chaos

Posted on December 28th, 2007

Most of us have experienced heavy traffic. Some of us spend more than 10 hours a week in it, gradually imprinting our bottom into our car seat. So, what are the primary causes of the Read More

Car designations explained: the European influence

Posted on November 15th, 2007

There’s nothing like using the motherland’s terminology to make your car sound like it’s got more class. Of course, you’ll never drive an Aston Martin Black Pudding, but harking back to the gentlemanly days can Read More

Annoying driving habits

Posted on October 27th, 2007

I am the best driver in the world, as are you, and we know all the other people on the road are no-hopers who shouldn’t be allowed to drive a tricycle, let alone a car. Read More

Cars, supercars and hypercars: where to next?

Posted on October 6th, 2007

There are two schools of thought around hypercars. A hypercar can be a supercar that is a step beyond what is currently available. The Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari Enzo and Koenigsegg CCR would be some of Read More

Biofuels, hybrids or herbivores

Posted on September 28th, 2007

South Park parodied hybrid car owners creating clouds of ‘smug’, but do they really have anything to be smug about? In the battle against man-made global warming and reducing pollution ethanol powered cars, not hybrids, Read More

Noisy cars are like ugly people

Posted on August 1st, 2007

The furore over loud cars is ridiculous. For the vast majority of people when a noisy car goes past, it takes a few seconds at most. So, noisy cars are really like ugly people. When Read More

Road rage and breathing deeply

Posted on July 13th, 2007

Miami was voted the city with the worst road rage in America in 2007, which would make it the most roadragious (did I just make a word up?) It lead one comedian to joke that Read More

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