Monthly Archives: January 2015

Keep Automotive Technology Simple

At the time of writing I’m driving a very good Skoda Rapid Spaceback, of which more in a few days. In terms of gadgets it is not of the very latest, happening now technology but it does have some thoughtful and sensible touches and, to my mind, that’s the important thing. Continue reading

Cruising With The Volvo V40 D4 Cross Country

The test car impressed from the outset. It looks great, is very comfortable and, with the four-cylinder D4 2.0L turbo-diesel engine nestled in the front, gets up the road beautifully. This Volvo, like others from the brand I’ve driven recently, feels planted and dependable – that’s the only way I can put it. Continue reading

Marrying – For The Love Of Cars

Spring, thankfully, is just around the corner and is the time of year when our hearts turn to thoughts of lurve. One of the dangers of contemplating marriage to a car fanatic though is the worry that he or she won’t turn up on the day because of a double-booked diary date at a motor racing track, previously unmentioned. You could of course get married during the week when there’s less motor racing going on but usually work commitments prevent that. Continue reading