Category Archives: Transportation

Car News: Brexit Fallout

More anxieties, angst and woe – termed by Unionists of a lack of democratic rights as ‘grievances’ – over the disaster that is Brexit without a plan. Investors in the car industry, it’s life blood, are heading for the hills. An … Continue reading

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Car News: “No Brexit Dividend”

Another car giant complains Brexit will break it. BMW says it will be forced to close its production sites in the UK, putting 8,000 jobs at risk, if components for Mini and Rolls-Royce cars are caught up in customs delays … Continue reading

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Car News: Boss Arrested

The chief executive of Audi has been arrested at his home, the most senior Volkswagen official to be taken into custody over the emissions cheating scandal. (VW owns Audi.)  Presumably he was arrested while using an all-electric lawn mower and … Continue reading

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Car News: Spare Part Prices

All of us are forced to buy a spare part for our car at some time in its life, usually at its annual service or just to replace a broken or worn part. While tyres are getting more and more expensive … Continue reading

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Car News: Leccy Bikes

A reader wrote asking about electric motorbikes so I thought I should respond to his curiosity and have a look. I’ve often admired motorbike design but never hankered after one. Scotland’s weather doesn’t lend itself to life on two wheels, … Continue reading

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Car News: Vanishin’ Windaes

Given notice of a radically new Peugeot planned for the Paris Motor Show in September – “something very outstanding and radical” – I took a squint on the Peugeot site – nothing there, so I looked at the concept they exhibited … Continue reading

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Car News: Fuming

Just as our English cousins thought they’d wrestled £350 million away from the European Union to rejuvenate their ailing National Health Service our friends in the continent have popped up to remind they still wield a stick on planet polluters. The European … Continue reading

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