McLaren v Ferrari

[youtube http://youtu.be/VW2LOgchfno] It’s on again! We’re frequently treated to the spectacle of Ferrari and McLaren battling it out on tracks around the world during the F1 season, but this year it’s different, with the rare event of the two titans of automotive sport locking horns on the road again. So who’s going to win this …

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A Bit About Fuel Economy

We all know that quoted fuel economy figures are pretty close to fantasy, but they do actually have their uses. The figures are produced independently using a test rig which reproduces the same test “route” each time. It’s designed to give the best figures and therefore an idea of what’s achievable. Of course manufacturers cottoned …

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Tax, tax, tax… and how to save money on motoring

But what’s the answer?? Lately, it seems we’ve had the most indeterminate budget in years, and after the Transport Secretary confirmed August would see the planned 3p/litre rise in fuel duty go ahead, George/Gideon/Whatever he’s really called – Osborne, decided to do yet another U-turn and drop the increase. OK, fair enough, but when over …

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