Posts Tagged ‘Volkswagen’

You never know what you’re going to see at a classic car show. The only thing you can guarantee is that there’ll be lots of the classic car owners sitting on folding picnic chairs near their cars. On Sunday we went to the Uxbridge Autoshow, there were a lot of nice cars there. And some […]


Mack Nuggets

12Dec15

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOB fm lately, including: Being Embarrassed by your parents. What men DON’T want for Christmas. Plastic surgery that fixed one thing and ruined another. A bag for life. Why Volkswagen have done nothing wrong. Prince William, the wrong person to talk to the Chinese. Britain’s train operators do […]


Pollute-icians

17Nov15

Are Britain’s politicians really stupid or are they just going out of their way to drink more tea and eat more biscuits? The Commons Transport Select Committee are meeting to debate whether UK vehicle testing is “fit for purpose”. Hang on, didn’t 1.2 million Volkswagens beat the current emission tests? What does that tell you? Surely […]


Mack Nuggets.

08Nov15

Here are some of my favourite bits from BOB fm this year including; Why Volkswagen have done nothing wrong, the sinister truth about the sugar tax, how Jeremy Corbyn almost messed up Britain sucking up to the Chinese, Prince William was the wrong person to talk to the Chinese but their president is staying in the […]


Mack Nuggets.

02Nov15

Here’s what I’ve been up to on the radio lately including; The sinister truth about the sugar tax, police superhero PC Christopher Kouwenberg, what the Chinese President should have had to eat in Manchester, how Jeremy Corbyn almost messed up Britain sucking up, why Prince William is the wrong person to talk to the Chinese, […]


Mack Nuggets.

08Oct15

Here’s what I’ve been on about on the radio lately, including; Why Volkswagen have done nothing wrong, parking nightmares, Britain’s train operators not following the rules of business OR physics, how Jeremy Corbyn has changed everything, a chat with a teenager who chased a murderer, in-law porn, what we should do with crooked MPs, Britain […]


Volkswagen haven’t done anything wrong. I feel sorry for their former chief executive Martin Winterkorn, who resigned over the emissions cheating scandal. All new vehicles must pass emissions tests before going on sale to the public. This involves parking the car on a rolling road and running its engine in a series of ways. The […]


I never liked Porsche, I always preferred Jaguars. Then about three years ago, something changed. Maybe it’s an age thing, Porsches started to talk to me. Just before Christmas, driving home from work in my Mazda, I noticed a basalt black 2005 Porsche Cayman S on a car lot in Hitchin. The car seduced me, […]