As one ‘insider’ put it to me yesterday, “it’s messier than a pit full of sh*te.” The expression being a reference to the news…
Rick Osborn talks with Ferrari’s F1 test driver Jules Bianchi about F3, GP2 and his hopes for F1.
Car launches don’t come more cryptic than this. Renault, makers of cutesy EVs such as Twizy and Zoe, has decided to produce something with…
You may have followed this story on Twitter during the past fortnight, which focused on Usain Bolt being appointed Nissan’s new “Director of Excitement”, along with news of a one-off gold GT-R and a special ‘Bolt GT-R’ which will go into limited production in 2013.
It’s the mark of a great driving video that even when frozen still – in a photograph – you can still soak in the unique experience of Ken Block at maximum attack on the streets of San Francisco. Gymkhana FIVE: Ultimate Urban Playground has already made an impact just days after it was released earlier this week.
It’s here, the fifth episode in the web’s most successful social video series and for the first time Gymkhana is let loose on the city streets of San Francisco, home of the iconic Steve McQueen car chase film, Bullit.
In a statement released this evening, DRB-Hicom announced the appointment of Mohd Aslam Bin Farikullah as Lotus’ new Chief Operating Officer (COO), at the same time as they confirmed the termination of Dany Bahar as Group Lotus CEO.
It comes as no surprise to hear that Dany Bahar’s suspension from his role as Lotus CEO, has now been confirmed as a full termination.
I use the word suspended, even though that’s not a term one would normally use when a CEO is removed from his post, however during the past few hours that’s the phrase which has been used when I spoke to those people close to the matter.
Mercedes-Benz are notorious for their somewhat awkward product placements featuring Nico Rosberg, Michael Schumacher and Mika Häkkinen, but sometimes they work – such as in the excellent ‘Sunday Driver’ commercial from Christmas 2010.
Do you care about the truth? Do you care about the survival of a company whose engineering innovation has fundamentally influenced the cars we drive today? Do you really care? Or is Lotus just another target to parody and poke fun at for our own amusement?
Gear-heads come from many different paths and backgrounds, but we like to think we know all the major ones. However Daniel Simon, the brilliant German concept designer, is perhaps the most influential car designer you’ve never heard of.