How I Survived Scary Murree Snow Experience [Pakistan Jan 2022]

A terrifying icy near-miss story from my friend in Islamabad right now

Tragically over 20 people died last week while caught in a snowstorm in a holiday mountain resort of Murree in Pakistan last week. Our condolences and thoughts with the loved ones of those lost. My good friend Reza Adil, is holidaying in Islamabad, and actually tried to reach Murree shortly before the worst happened, not realising the disaster that was to unfold. Thankfully he never made it, but not without a terrifying experience for himself and his family members too, on the treacherous icy roads of a barrier-less narrow winding mountain road. Listen to his full story in this video podcast, originally recorded on my Instagram live.

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London EV Show 2021 Highlights

I was the conference EmCee at the three-day event in December – watch video!

Check out the London EV Show highlights from December 2021 – I was the conference host and EmCee during the three days it was on at the Business Design Centre in Central London. See my vlog below.

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Pakistan Car Facts

BCG is in Karachi – here’s a few bit of info about the car world there

I’m in Pakistan for my holidays. But I’m never not thinking about cars and the motor industry. Here’s some Pakistan Car Facts. Anything you want me to check out while I’m here, let me know in the comments! #BCGPakistan

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50 Years of the Lamborghini Countach [My First Supercar]

Reminiscing about my first Lamborghini Countach experience on 50th anniversary of the iconic supercar

In celebration of the 50 years anniversary of the debut of the Lamborghini Countach on this planet, I recount my first supercar experience from when I reviewed this 1983 Lamborghini LP5000S back in 1990 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as a fledgling car journalist.

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PopBangColour Draws my 1984 Celica Supra [while we talk Toyota]

I get drawn and talk about getting into trouble with Toyotas

Ian Banu-Cook of PopBangColour draws me and my 1984 Celica Supra as I remember back to the early 90s when I had this car, and we talk Toyota past and present.

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EV Roadtrip! 220 miles in an Electric Car [MG ZS EV]

Real world test to see what it’s like to take an electric vehicle on a longer drive

Yesterday I had to make a work trip that involved a round-trip of over 220 miles. The car I used was a brand new MG ZS EV electric car press vehicle I’ve got for review (stay tuned for that at the later date) with a stated range of 163 miles. So how was this EV roadtrip?

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I got COVID-19

No, God no! How can pizza taste so horrid?

We leave letters lying on the floor mat for a couple of days before touching them. Coming back from shopping involves up to an hour of anti-bac wiping and washing, right down to the last piece of fruit and vegetable. Outside: face masks on, sanitisers on standby, and proximity alert wound up to maximum – ‘hey, back off buddy!’ shouts my imaginary proxy self upon infringement, deliberate or otherwise, of my immediate two-metre surround space. In reality I usually just turn away and step back.

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Top 10 Car Videos and Content Viewed in 2020

Here are my best vids, pics and most read articles of the year

Based on numbers – here is my top performing content across YouTube, this blog and on DriveTribe.com (where my content received 1.5m views).

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23 Top Cars of 2020

This crazy Year’s Key Motors and my Best Drives of 2020

If there’s one thing people came to realise again in this crazy year, it’s that cars are good. If you’re stuck in a pandemic and fear the public transport network is too risky to use, plus ubers are icky because eew – other people have been in there before you, coughing and breathing all over the upholstery – then guess what: it’s great to have your own car.

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