A date with the Detroit Auto Show

We’re staying Stateside for my second blog of 2016. And with good reason. It’s the Detroit Auto Show. The weather as usual was bitterly cold in Detroit this January. But the outlook for new cars in 2016 was decidedly warmer,…

My top 5 new car technologies from the CES show

CES or the Consumer Electronics Show is the show for all who work with business or consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every January, it’s the place for new innovations and breakthrough technologies for the last 40 years. You’ve probably…

My five fab LCVs of 2015

Not only was 2015 a great year for cars, there was plenty going on in the world of commercial vehicles, too. So, seeing as I had already picked my five favourite cars from 2015, I thought I’d take a look…

My top five fleet cars of 2015

It’s time to look back at the best cars of 2015, as we look forward to fresh new metal in 2016. Anyway, after lots of head scratching (I know, I’m wearing away what’s left!), I’ve managed to nail my list…

Take the ordinary and make it whacky. That’s SEMA

I love this US motor show, the show that celebrates car modifications in style – the 2015 Speciality Equipment Market Association show. Or SEMA, based – where else? – but Las Vegas. With many of the big US manufacturers taking…

Five Frankfurt Favourites

It’s the big one, the German blockbuster, the amphitheatre packed with the latest class acts, it’s the Frankfurt Motor Show. It is, also, a good way to lose your shoe leather so large is the German international carfest. Still, that’s…

The Usain Bolts of the sports car world

I don’t mind a bit of athletics. In fact, I’ve been known to strap on a pair of running shoes from time to time. I’ve been keeping an eye on the World Athletics Championship in Beijing – It’s certainly an…

Four cars for your own Tour de France

I’ve tried cycling. I enjoy it for the odd 25 miles or so. But I’m not what you would call a keen cyclist. Well, the weather in Scotland is not great for staying dry – that’s my excuse! But full…

Five Fleet Flab Fighters

So how many of you, like me, have been inspired to visit the gym and work off a couple more pounds, after seeing the exploits of those taking part in the recent Wimbledon tennis championships? Or maybe you’ve been inspired…

Five cool cars for a Wimbledon winner

Its July and the weather is hot with the threat of heavy showers at any time, the strawberries are ripe and sweet, and is that Cliff Richard I see threatening to break into song? This can mean only one thing;…

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