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An Abandoned Car Is One Thing, But An Abandoned Showroom?

An Abandoned Car Is One Thing, But An Abandoned Showroom?

Every now and again, you hear a strange story about an abandoned car. Former Liverpool and Arsenal footballer Jermaine Pennant’s abandoned Porsche always sticks in my mind – he’d left it in Spain after returning to the UK before sending someone to collect it months later. Complete with fines, of course.   Now an abandoned ... Read More
 
There’s No Such Thing As Free Fuel… Or Is There?

There’s No Such Thing As Free Fuel… Or Is There?

For any fleet, there are costs that come with the territory. I’m thinking of the cost of purchasing vehicles (or financing them), maintenance and repairs, fuel, insurance, recruitment and congestion charges. There are plenty more… but you get the point. And they’re all unavoidable costs, right? You can’t get away without paying for your vehicles ... Read More
 
A Reunion 30 Years In The Making…

A Reunion 30 Years In The Making…

A Reunion 30 Years In The Making… Not all stories have a happy ending. And when a prized possession is stolen, there’s rarely a positive outcome. But a story this week might just be that… albeit there’s been a 30-year wait for the reunion. Gerhard Berger, the former Formula One driver, had his Ferrari F512M ... Read More
 
I Wish I Was James Bond…

I Wish I Was James Bond…

As a kid, James Bond is probably the coolest thing in the world. A spy who travels the world, has access to unlimited gadgets and drives some of the world’s most expensive cars? I’ll be honest, even now that sounds pretty cool. But for most of us, James Bond remains a character on the screen ... Read More
 
I’ve Told You A Million Times Not To Exaggerate…

I’ve Told You A Million Times Not To Exaggerate…

The proclaimers once famously sang that they’d walk 500 miles (and then 500 more) – and that’s a fair walk, right? But 500 miles is just a drop in the ocean compared with a million kilometres. That’s 621,371 miles if you were wondering. An entirely unfathomable distance… and it’s also the length of the warranty ... Read More
 
When One Engine Just Isn’t Enough

When One Engine Just Isn’t Enough

  There are some vehicles that encapsulate a place and time perfectly. Think vespas in the little side streets of Rome, a Ford Mustang in 1970s rural America, or a Citroën 2CV in 1950s France.  We could add plenty more to the list – Dodge Rams in the US in the 2000s, a Mini Cooper ... Read More
 
What Car Does The Hamburglar Drive?

What Car Does The Hamburglar Drive?

Some of the most iconic cars ever have been driven by fictional characters. Just think of Doc Brown’s DeLorean, Batman’s Batmobile, James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 – and that’s without even mentioning Chitty Chitty Bang Bang or the Ectomobile from Ghostbusters. So, when we heard that one famous character from times gone by was about ... Read More
 
You Can Lead A Horse To Water…

You Can Lead A Horse To Water…

As the old saying goes, you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make them drink. Long before cars, vans and HGVs ruled the road, horse and cart was the prominent mode of transport for those who could afford it. These days, you might catch a few sideways glances if you popped down ... Read More