How To Bounce Back From Failures & Maintain Drive & Passion

What makes me tick! Interview with Muhammad Ali Haji of BehindTheWheel.life

Deep-dive interview and podcast by Behind The Wheel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkCTtsZV9YsZSPZqOU6IGqg ) charting the highs and lows of my career and experiences. Video and podcast reproduced here with kind permission

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Petrol Crisis Conspiracy

Selling Surplus Fuel or Driving EV Sales?

It appears as if the UK fuel crisis has finally ended. So what caused it? Just an overblown minor news story, or was there a deeper conspiracy behind it. Was it intended to create a high demand for surplus fuel that had accumulated during the lockdown, or was it to accelerate a shift to electric cars as drivers are put off by longer queues for fuel. I break it down and explain the real reason behind the so-called UK petrol-shortage.

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London Gridlocked Due To Petrol Shortage!

Thankfully I don’t have to drive anywhere today, if I did – there’d be no chance!

London has been gridlocked since last night because – to put it simple – people are stupid. The revelation that a handful of BP petrol stations ran out of fuel, has caused chaos especially after the government warned people not to panic buy – which is of course exactly what they did.

The Motor Industry’s Biggest Fines

How Much did Diesel Gate cost Volkswagen?

Get this, Volkswagen group has paid out nearly $24billion in fines in the last two decades, largely due to diesel gate – which is when they put emissions-cheating software in nearly 11 million vehicles around the world according to reports.

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Saudi Arabia has the Youngest Cars in the World!

Average age of cars in Saudi is just 3.8 years old according to Confused.com

The average age of cars in Saudi Arabia is just 3.8 years old – making KSA home to the youngest cars in the world. Confused.com looked at the average ages of cars in 30 countries from the top 50 ranked by GDP.

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Ineos Grenadier Interior Reveal + detailed Walkaround [& Exclusive Interview]

This was at the UK reveal of the interior to media

Check out my walk-around and detailed look at the interior of the Ineos Grenadier – classically styled but modern off-roader. There’s also an interview with a senior executive that not only explains the philosophy and origins of the vehicle, but how it’s being developed, where’s being tested and built, and details about sales, specs and customers both in UK/Europe and the Middle East.

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Used Car Sales [& Prices] Booming Now!

Values have been growing year-on-year for 16 months running!

Used car sales and prices in the UK are exploding. According to Autotrader the average price of a used car in July was £14,781 up 14.1% up on last year. And values have been growing for 16 consecutive months. 

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ICE vs Electric Cars in 2021

Is it finally time for you to consider buying an electric car?

It’s the Big question in 2021 – ICE (internal combustion engine) vs Electric cars. Car buyers are confused. Should you bolt for an EV next or keep revving up petrol and diesel motors? Is the technology ready? The market place? The infrastructure? Are YOU ready?

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New Petrol/Diesel Car Sales Ban 2030 – Your Questions Answered!

The ICE car sales ban has been brought forward again less than a year since it was last moved from 2040 to 2035!

Soon this might be your only option when it comes to new cars

A proposed ban for the sale of brand new cars featuring Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) running on either petrol or diesel, was originally mooted for 2040. In February it was brought forward to 2035 after experts revealed Britain would not meet net zero emission targets committed too. Apparently it still wasn’t enough, because now it’s moved to 2030 – just nine years from now. What will it mean for you the motorist?

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Should You Buy A Car During Lockdown 2?

Can you buy a car in lockdown? Should you? Should you wait? Will prices go up?

In the first lockdown I correctly predicted that there would be a car sales boom, particularly for used cars, post-lockdown, due to pent-up demand, but more crucially in light of research and data that indicated more people wanted to have their own cars and avoid using public transport due to fears over COVID 19.

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