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Kevin Haggarthy is a pioneer of motoring journalism in the UK: the first black motoring journalist, a motor industry consultant, race and high performance driving instructor, serial classic-car owner and a presenter of the Pulling Power car show on TV in the early 2000s.Continue reading “Kevin Haggarthy – Cars Post COVID-19”
There is hope for the car industry!
Latest Brown Car Guy Update 24042020 #BCGDaily
Some interesting surveys out this week seem to point to one conclusion – cars will be back in favour again once this lockdown lifts!Continue reading “Coronavirus Could Make Cars Cool Again!”
Mad Murray’s future pod succeeds McLaren F1 plus Nissan’s lullaby for EVs that puts you to sleep
The father of the McLaren F1, Gordan Murray’s futurist concept is a single-seat EV autonomous pod-like tiny car – what do you make of this? Clever or naff? Meanwhile electric cars are a kind of ‘nightmare’ for 51% of parents who regularly take their small children out in a car to put them to sleep. It doesn’t work as well in silent EVs, so Nissan has come up with the ‘Dream Drive Lullaby’.
This is what the future looks like according to the guy that gave us the McLaren F1
I’m a big Gordon Murray fan – the father of the McLaren F1 and the Light Car Company Rocket, but this latest concept from the engineering and design guru is testing my loyalty!
Time is running out for the era of the traditional combustion engine!
As a pukka petrolhead, this sounds like terrible news. The UK has brought forward its deadline on the ban on selling petrol and diesel cars – including hybrid cars! Previously the date was set as the year 2040, however that’s now been revised to just 15 years from now – 2035.
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Whilst we wait for big babies to blow up the world and the Earth’s crust to eat itself, maybe we should wrench ourselves away from our Facebook feeds for one last go at fixing things.
I’m pissed off at the future! Not the future that is to come, but the future that was to be. The one we’ve actually ended up with today.
How is it we live in a world where all the political pundits tell us that a man who speaks of a just, fair, peaceful and hopeful future for us and our young has no chance of winning an election, whilst an out-of-touch, flighty, egomaniac focussed solely on strengthening her own power base (like her counterpart across the Atlantic) – to the obvious detriment of what we used to understand democracy to be – is a sure bet?
An old video sure, but please listen to this speech and then ponder that this is not a man that talks about conceited and contrived ‘strong and stable’ politics.
He talks about…
Robots, Drones & AI, will they make our lives better or take them away?
What do you do? What’s your job?