Are We Staying In The European Union

So for the last few years there has been a promise of a referendum to whether we stay in the EU or not. David Cameron stated he would only promote staying within a reformed European Union and for the last few months he has been negotiating new laws for benefits and other policies which all came to a head in the last few days in Brussels. Many late into the night meetings eventually got a final agreement. Continue reading Are We Staying In The European Union

The 2016 F1 Season Will It Be Better

With the unveiling of most formula one teams new 2016 cars almost imminent and testing in Barcelona only a few weeks away the hype of the new season is picking up day by day. Much has happened out of season, with TV audiences down and at least 2 of the big names Red Bull and McLaren not performing, there has been a need to agree to move forward to keep F1 at the forefront of motor racing. Continue reading The 2016 F1 Season Will It Be Better

Working On That Vehicle, Stay Safe

We as many, promote those wanting fix up their cars themselves, saving a bit of money and keeping that brain busy. The internet can give the experience and advice with the many forums out there now and let’s not forget youtube. hardly a task has not been filed by some professional garage or amateur enthusiast that gives a visual story of how to fix that particular fault or replace that part. Continue reading Working On That Vehicle, Stay Safe

Renault Recall 15000 Unsold Vehicles

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The Volkswagen emission scandal is reverberating throughout the industry to the point that Renault are also calling back 15000 of its cars for issues relating to Co2 emissions. After investigators discovered that their vehicles delivered different results on real tests to that done by Renault, they were forced to recall them and now suggest they have a solution to the misinformation. Continue reading Renault Recall 15000 Unsold Vehicles

So What Are These Speeding Laws

There can be some confusion when trying to figure out when you may get a fine for exceeding the speed limit, when there is evidence that others get away with it. The fact is, that even a 1 mile per hour speed above the permitted law for that stretch of road, is breaking the law and subject to a fine. But in the real world, it is extremely difficult to do as well the practical reasons to why poloce do not push for this. Continue reading So What Are These Speeding Laws

The Challenges Of Honda Back In F1

When the finical crisis hit around 2007 and Honda just failed to make an impact within F1, they decided to call it a day at the end of the 2008 season. Substantial development had gone into the new car, so Ross Brawn arranged a partial buy out of the team, renamed it after himself and with a Mercedes engine, found themselves winning the 2009 drivers championship. Continue reading The Challenges Of Honda Back In F1

Lewis Gets The Sports Personality 2014

Was anyone surprised? I wasn’t and I doubt any of the millions of views were either, even those who do not follow motor sport and had their favorites. It wasn’t just the fact he won the F1 championship, but the way it was done. we knew he had the best car in the best team, but with so many “DNFs” earlier in the season and some serious head to heads with Nico Rosberg, it really was in the balance for the last race. Continue reading Lewis Gets The Sports Personality 2014

The Suspense is Over Lewis Did It Easily

After all the worry of a “DNF” (did not finish} and the double points situation, Lewis ended up winding the World Formula One Championship pretty easily. The suspense had built up, as Mercedes openly admitted they were worried that the championship would be decided over a malfunction rather than the drivers skill. as it happens there was a failure, something to talk about later. Continue reading The Suspense is Over Lewis Did It Easily

Initial Thoughts Formula E Coverage

There has been a lot of intrigue surrounding the first all electric single seater race series with some key players like Mclaren, Renault and Williams playing a distant but important part of getting this moving. But there also has been criticism from some of the gimmicks of the racing, such as live music, vote to give your favourite driver a power boost, plus the fact these Formula E  machines still cannot go for the full 1 hour, so drivers need 2 machines to race. Continue reading Initial Thoughts Formula E Coverage

What’s Trust Got To Do With It

When buying from any retailer and especially online, trust plays a big part to whether the transaction occurs in the first place. Whith new items, the considerations are mostly in the supply of the product, as manufacturers guarantees also come into play. But when dealing with used, the risk factor increases to whether any buyer will get a fair deal or not. Continue reading What’s Trust Got To Do With It

Will This Be Jenson’s Last year In F1

He is clearly one the most popular drivers on the grid, from his less selfish and team player attitude to the sport that has rarely ever delivered criticism from other teams. His ability to drive has regularly been measured as very smooth easy on the tyres and is exceptional in changing conditions to know what tyres to be on at any time. Continue reading Will This Be Jenson’s Last year In F1

Scottish Independence And British Roads

Many watched the debate last night between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling discussing things such as oil, currency and NHS. But even though these are the main issues, there will be thousands of smaller challenges hidden under the surface one being what will happen to British or Scottish Roads. Continue reading Scottish Independence And British Roads

Looking At What Breakdown Cover Is

We all want to drive in around in our motors without any event of a mechanical failure. But it happens and it certainly helps if you are a member of an organisation that will visit you, where ever you breakdown, then fix what is wrong there and there, to get you back home or on your way. The service started even prior to the “Golden Age Of Motoring” with the creation of clubs of which you joined to learn more about your mechanical aspects of what you owned. Continue reading Looking At What Breakdown Cover Is

How Does Bernie Do It?

There are very few controversial well known bosses as Bernie Ecclestone, who’s tough stance and ability to bring several dysfunctional motor racing teams together with TV rights, has made him a multi billionaire.  Read his biography (unofficial) you gasp what is alleged sometimes and wonder how someone with a questionable background could still be in charge of the massive business of Formula One. Continue reading How Does Bernie Do It?

BMW China Antitrust

Not alone in the current controversy within China,  BMW has decided to reduce the price of 2000 of its components, due to an Anti Trust Investigation from the Anti-Monopoly Bureau.  They are not the only foreign organisation being investigated amid concerns over high prices, that affect fair trading, such is the desire own a luxury Brand such as BMW in the east. Continue reading BMW China Antitrust

Uneconomical To Repair Insurance

Let’s get to the point. we assume that the insurance measurements are based upon whether the repairs of a vehicle after being involved in an accident, will cost more than it is worth. We keep hearing percentages, such as 30% of the value etc. But in reality when a motor is not repaired it is sent to savage auction, where those who sell their components such as breaker yards and dismantlers will bid, to replenish their stock. Continue reading Uneconomical To Repair Insurance

Is Alonso Better Than Ferrari

There is no doubt the Ferrari F1 team comes with impressive history and in Italy, the fans follow the team no matter what driver, rather than the opposite way round for the rest of the world.  Even when it comes to prize money it is alleged that Ferrari get a bigger slice of the pie, as the team is seem as essential, to the success of the F1 campaign. Continue reading Is Alonso Better Than Ferrari

How To Replace Fuel Lines

The fuel lines in your vehicle are among its most basic but most important components. These fuel hoses transport gasoline from the fuel tank to the pump, before gasoline is finally delivered into the combustion chamber of the engine. Over time, however, these lines will have to be replaced. Worn-out, cracked, or split examples can lead to wasteful and hazardous gas leaking. Continue reading How To Replace Fuel Lines

Lewis Gets Third In Hungary

If you had told Lewis Hamilton he would be on the podium in Hungary just before the race, he would have laughed, knowing he was starting from the pit lane and how hard it is to pass in Hungary. But as the race went on, there was a clear chance of winning had his tyres lasted a few more laps, so in the end Lewis appeared to be a bit down during his chat on the podium with Martin Brundle. Continue reading Lewis Gets Third In Hungary

Should The 2014 Russian F1 Race Go Ahead

Since Russia took over control of Crimea there has been whispers to whether the first Russian Grand Prix should in fact go ahead. It’s not loud shouting, teams are not publically stating they don’t want to go, probably in the hope that relations with Russia and the rest if the world improves. However, the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 allegedly by Rebels supported by Russia, is bringing the subject more to the forefront. Continue reading Should The 2014 Russian F1 Race Go Ahead

Our Desire To Travel Whatever the Cost

In the wake of the Malaysian MH17 incident, many watched the pictures of the same flight number taking off a mere 24 hours later. With extraordinary facts that a plane from the same airline went missing just 4 months ago and yet unseen, gives some insight to the lengths we will go to get from a to B. Continue reading Our Desire To Travel Whatever the Cost

How Many Platforms Do We Need?

With new pictures appearing of the Mazda 2 which looks superb, the debate on the forums, are either, “I want one”, or it’s just a re-badged Fiesta. So the question rises about the importance of brand and why would you want to buy any model, that is pretty much the same as another except for a different badge and a few trims differences. Continue reading How Many Platforms Do We Need?