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Why Are Audis So Ugly?
Why Are Audis So Ugly?

27 Oct 2012, 14:00 UTC / An old Quattro, all-wheel drive, making lots of noise in the forest and letting the tail out on gravel. An Audi A8 parked outside a luxury hotel or cafe… mmm, that’s nice. And how about...

 
Why Are Electric Motorcycles So Damn Expensive?
Why Are Electric Motorcycles So Damn Expensive?

26 Oct 2012, 15:18 UTC / The question isn't by far something new, but we were expecting something more form the E-industry after all this time.   I mean, yes, all new technology comes with a significantly highe...

 
An Obsession With Numbers
An Obsession With Numbers

13 Oct 2012, 09:50 UTC / We, as predominantly left-brained beings, like to quantify, calculate, compare and test stuff. We really genuinely love it, as it gives us a feeling of uniformity and control, and the false idea tha...

 
Porsche Should Only Make Panamera as a Shooting Brake!
Porsche Should Only Make Panamera as a Shooting Brake!

6 Oct 2012, 12:39 UTC / I had all but lost hope in Porsche’s ability to make a good looking car with more than two doors, after seeing their first try at making an SUV, the first generation Cayenne which looked quite...

 
Can Dacia Take on the UK?
Can Dacia Take on the UK?

29 Sep 2012, 10:48 UTC / The order books are now officially open for the Dacia Sandero, Sandero Stepway and Duster 4x4, in the UK. But will Renault’s Romania-based budget brand win over the heads (not hearts) of the B...

 
Will Peugeot's 208 GTi Be Worth the Wait?
Will Peugeot's 208 GTi Be Worth the Wait?

22 Sep 2012, 11:49 UTC / The French have a very unusual approach to building cars. They do not simply build a car, as much as they engineer and design everything to be different (and better, usually, though this cannot be c...

 
Should GM Give Up on Opel?
Should GM Give Up on Opel?

16 Sep 2012, 16:42 UTC / No, of course not, don’t be stupid! And that’s the end of the editorial. Thank you for reading, see you next week!... What’s that boss, I have to elaborate on my opinion and tell p...

 
Should We Like the New Ford Mondeo?
Should We Like the New Ford Mondeo?

8 Sep 2012, 09:38 UTC / The Ford Mondeo – a car from an American manufacturer, specifically designed for the needs and preferences of its very wide and loyal European audience. The first incarnation of the car made i...

 
Second Hand Cars - The Land of Opportunities
Second Hand Cars - The Land of Opportunities

2 Sep 2012, 14:23 UTC / Every time there’s a new car launched onto the market, every news desk clammers over it, finding it much better than everything else before it. But in reality, very little can be added without...

 
To Ride, Rock and Roll
To Ride, Rock and Roll

25 Aug 2012, 11:07 UTC / I've been riding for some years now and for even longer I have played in a “some sort of heavy metal” band. Not a professional musician, but let's say I've had my fair sha...

 
Made in China
Made in China

25 Aug 2012, 10:34 UTC / You know how on your fancy mobile phone or high-end, super-expensive laptop (not giving names… Apple, Sony, Samsung) it says “Designed in California”. That’s just a nice way...

 
Paint Is Dead: Wrap It Up!
Paint Is Dead: Wrap It Up!

19 Aug 2012, 16:53 UTC / Before I go way off on a tangent and say something unbelievably strange, let me just state that paint is not dead yet, nor will it for the foreseeable future. But I can clearly see a new trend formi...

 
The Death of a Bike
The Death of a Bike

18 Aug 2012, 09:15 UTC / It's somewhat funny the way old ideas just pop in my head when editorials are expected from me every now and then. There are a lot of subjects out there, but everything is so fuzzy nowadays and...

 
America Says: Premium Supermini Who?
America Says: Premium Supermini Who?

12 Aug 2012, 13:54 UTC / If you have any idea of how to stop General Motor’s Opel division losing money, now’s a good time to tell them. Production of the next Astra will most definitely move from Germany to Bri...

 
You Don't Need a New Car!
You Don't Need a New Car!

5 Aug 2012, 16:39 UTC / About a week ago, I read something really interesting. It was about Bentley and their upcoming SUV, which to my understanding could enter production with the end of Crewe’s (their factory) sum...

 
We'll All Drop It One Day
We'll All Drop It One Day

4 Aug 2012, 11:29 UTC / The idea for this editorial came just minutes ago, just as I was fretting and trying to find some nice subject to write on. And after I got a call from a friend who had dropped his new bike on both ...

 
Outsource This - Rebadge That!
Outsource This - Rebadge That!

28 Jul 2012, 06:02 UTC / Automobiles gave the men and women who made them, from designers and engineers, right down to the guy who fits the windscreen wipers, a genuine sense of pride. Designing, engineering and building mo...

 
An Ode to Progress
An Ode to Progress

22 Jul 2012, 19:57 UTC / Remember the good ol’ days. The days of speed freaks and adrenaline. Ah, it’s so romantic that you can barely contain yourself, right? The music was swinging, the rubber was burning a...

 
How Far Would You Go?
How Far Would You Go?

21 Jul 2012, 11:01 UTC / I've quickly adopted the idea for this editorial piece as a suggestion from a friend... because I haven't traveled really far this year and I really miss doing so. In fact, it's been ...

 
What Happened to the Old Dream Cars?
What Happened to the Old Dream Cars?

15 Jul 2012, 17:54 UTC / Do you know those old cars with huge vertical wings and conical taillights at the back? Stupid aren’t they, looking like combinations between stingrays and flying saucers. I like muscle cars j...