Is the Traditional Handbrake Dead?

The manual pull-up handbrake is being fast replaced by electronic systems

The number of new cars featuring the traditional racketed handbrake are diminishing fast, replaced by e-brakes or parking brake buttons. Do you mourn their passing as I do? Watch this video now.

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Europe’s Top Selling Car is Electric!!

This is a big deal – a sea-change is happening!

It’s an epic event that’s largely gone unnoticed – for the first time ever, in September, Europe’s overall best-selling car was an electric car (it was also the first time a car built outside of Europe was the region’s best-seller). Check out this video to find out what it was!

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The Debate: Converting Classics to Electric!

Steve of Electrogenic Vs Simeon of Classic Project Shop

It’s the great debate – to convert classic cars to electric or not. Two special guests include GoClassics Magazine columnist and podcast regular Simeon Cattle of the Classic Project Shop, and Steve Drummond of Electrogenic, one of the pioneers in the field. Who’s right? Who wins? Would you convert a classic car to electric? Watch and leave your comments below! https://www.electrogenic.co.uk https://projectshop.co.uk

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Petrol Prices at Record High!

Average price to fill up rises £12 annually to about £80 per tank!

Fuel prices hit a record high in the United Kingdom with average price per litre at £1.43 – it’s $1.50 at the pumps behind me, and I’ve had reports of 1.75 from some places. The cost of filling up an average car has risen $12 in a year, it’s now at over £78. I break down the costs and have more bad news in this video!

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ULEZ has expanded

Watch now to avoid £160 Fine! [Ultra Low Emission Zone]

Watch out! The ULEZ – Ultra Low Emission Zone – has expanded, by 18 times its former size, from Central London, to the North and South Circular roads. Check your car at the ULEZ checker (most petrol cars after 2006 and most diesels after 2015 should be okay) – link below. If your car is not allowed, you’ll have to pay £12.50, if you don’t you’ll be subject to a £160 fine. https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle/

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Concours, The Quail, Royal Range Rovers & Chevy Station Wagons

Podcast with Mathias Doutreleau

Check out my chat with dear friend Mathias Doutreleau who is Founder and Chairman of the Concours d’Elegance Suisse and has created automotive events around the world including the Middle East, Far East and The Quail in California. We talk about his classic ex-Royal Range Rover and he recalls his father’s humungous station wagon they used to cruise around France in and the extremely rare and unique classic Rolls-Royce that still lives in the family. Passionate, insightful and inspirational, if you care for classic cars and automotive events, this is podcast is a must! Find him: https://www.concoursdelegancesuisse.com/ https://www.projectautomobile.com/

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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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