Hamster Drives the New Volvo Truck

September 12, 2013 1:50 pm0 comments

In a bizarre and somewhat nerve-racking new clip from Volvo Trucks, a Hamster sits behind the wheel guiding the robust machine down a narrow mountain pathway. Technically, of course, the hamster isn’t cognitively doing the driving, but through the medium of a carrot, he is steering the truck down the […]

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Vettel wins F1 Italian Grand Prix to extend title lead

September 9, 2013 1:53 pm0 comments
Vettel wins F1 Italian Grand Prix to extend title lead

Sebastian Vettel romped to victory in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza to extend his championship lead to 53 points, overcoming gearbox maladies that also blighted team mate Mark Webber’s race. The Red Bull duo, starting from the front row, finished 1st and 3rd to sandwich the Ferrari favourite Fernando […]

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Volvo P1800 from “The Saint” Television Show Restored to Former Glory

September 3, 2013 11:27 am0 comments

The Saint was a very popular 1960s television show which featured one of the most sought after cars of its time – the Volvo P1800. The car itself was the star of the show and had its own fan-base worldwide. It might surprise you then to find out that the […]

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The Bad Driver

May 9, 2013 11:46 am0 comments
The Bad Driver

The driver who fails to indicate when turning, causing me to wonder for those first few seconds why they are slowing down on a clear road. Is there an obstacle ahead? Is a duck crossing the road with its babies in tow? Is there a herd of invisible sheep blocking […]

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The sweatbox – 2013 F1 Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

March 22, 2013 6:10 pm0 comments
The sweatbox – 2013 F1 Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

For nine years, the Malaysian Grand Prix was the greatest challenge on the calendar for the teams and drivers of Formula One. Then, in 2008, someone decided to hold a Grand Prix in Singapore, and Malaysia lost its ‘Everest-style’ challenge. Nevertheless, the sweltering temperatures and soaring humidity remain a mountain […]

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“Oh Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends…”

March 15, 2013 9:00 pm0 comments
“Oh Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends…”

Oh yes, it was time for the Lord to buy me a Porsche, well, not the Lord, but myself. Not because all my friends drive Porsche I hasten to add, but simply because I think I deserve a Porsche. A bright red 911 – everyman’s wet dream (including mine) – […]

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F1 Teams Unveil 2013 Cars

February 16, 2013 6:42 pm0 comments
F1 Teams Unveil 2013 Cars

So, it’ that time of year again. Formula 1 fans have spent the last two and a half months doing anything they can to replace the adrenaline-fuelled excitement that comes with watching a Grand Prix but, just like every other off-season, nothing compares. But, at last, there is a light at […]

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