The Most Hated Car Drivers!

Here are the top 14 marques the drivers of which get little if any love on our streets

Who are the most hated car drivers on Britain’s roads? Here’s the top 14 from research by MoneyBarn and it may surprise, but it probably won’t. Still it’s worth watching to find out which makes of cars the remaining hated drivers are behind the wheel of. Do you agree? What are your most hated drivers? Tell us in the comments below! Source: https://www.moneybarn.com/blog/latest-motor-news/driver-perceptions/

Continue reading “The Most Hated Car Drivers!”

Bored!! Going Live While Charging an EV [with Partha Srinivasan]

Things got a bit silly when I went InstaLive yesterday

After recording the drive section of my review of the all-electric Peugeot E-208, I had obviously depleted the mileage range. I decided to give it a full charge. That meant sitting in the Morrison’s car park at a Genie Point charger for an hour. So I went live online. And ended up with a guest – my good buddy Partha in India.

Continue reading “Bored!! Going Live While Charging an EV [with Partha Srinivasan]”

Top 10 Arguments while Learning to Drive [Enacted!]

I reenact the top bust-ups while learning to drive with my daughter Leena!

Lockdown has left learner drivers taking driving lessons with relatives, which can be fraught with friction! Here the top 10 arguments while learning to drive – which I’ve enacted with my daughter Leena Amani – based on research from Veygo.

Continue reading “Top 10 Arguments while Learning to Drive [Enacted!]”

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.

Continue reading “PopBangColour Draws my 1984 Celica Supra [while we talk Toyota]”

BrownCarGuy – Is It Racist?

In my latest Bulletin piece I tackle institutional racism in my own industry

Racism – I tell you what it is, how it’s done and where you can get some. Plus how to install it in your car. Actually none of that is true…. well most of it’s not true. But there will be a bit of race in this discourse, and I don’t mean on the track… or the road for that matter.

Continue reading “BrownCarGuy – Is It Racist?”

Excerpt: The Camelball Run

A peek at some passages from a novel I’m working on – for more check out my Patreon!

1.1 Supercar Sheikha

The tall statuesque girl stood majestically by the side of the road. A blowing shamal pressed the thin almost sheer black robe against her body, revealing her voluptuous contours, crevices and peaks and implanting a suggestion, in the minds of those that might already be predisposed to such illicit fantasies (in other words they have a dirty mind), that she was perhaps devoid of any additional garments beneath. The chiffon veil masking the lower part of her face tantalisingly stretched over a full pair of lips perfectly formed into just enough of a parted pout that it was sensual and not laughable. Between that and the billowing head scarf, all that was revealed of her face were dark jewel-like eyes shining fiercely and framed by perfectly contoured eyebrows.

Continue reading “Excerpt: The Camelball Run”

Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations

Conversation with John (Yahya) Gardiner, Ford Comms Director

11062020 ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – In this episode I speak to John Gardiner who has been at Ford Motor Company for 30 years and currently has two jobs – Executive Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Ford of Britain & Ireland, and Corporate Communications, Ford of Europe.

Continue reading “Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations”

Meet My Arch Rival!!

02062020 #BCGDaily ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Damien Reid

When I moved to Dubai in 2006 as editor of Car Middle East, Damien Reid was editor of Autocar Middle East, but from fierce professional rivarly emerged a fast personal friendship. It’s great to catch up with one of the most respected and prolific car journalists in the Middle East, to hear some great behind-the-scenes stories of what really went on with PR, car manufacturers and magazine publishing in Dubai, and get his considered take on the state of motor racing during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Continue reading “Meet My Arch Rival!!”

Cars, Ice Cream Vans, Horses & did she ever buy that Honda Accord?

27052020 #BCGDaily ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’

Hilarious chat with former Dubai Eye radio host, Podcaster/YouTuber and full-time university lecturer – the Jeep-driving, Hawaiian-shirt wearing, irrepressibly energetic Canadian – Prof James Piecowye.

Continue reading “Cars, Ice Cream Vans, Horses & did she ever buy that Honda Accord?”