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Movies: Life of Pi

That Life of Pi is a film well worth your time and money is without question. It’s a visual feast as well as an entertaining, engaging story. The best bit? Apart from a brief cameo from Gerard Depardeu, there’s not a star in sight except...

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Mazda and Fiat ink deal for MX-5 based Alfa Romeo Spider

Take that non-binding MoU and bind it, baby!! The most desirable car to be released in 2015 is now official. Mazda and Alfa Romeo will cooperate on the design of the coming Alfa Romeo Spider using the next generation MX-5 as a base architecture. There’s...

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3 years on – Saab Support Convoys

It’s January 17, 2013, here in Australia and three years ago, on January 17, 2010, Saab’s fate was hanging in the balance. General Motors seemed determined to close Saab down and Spyker were equally as determined to buy the company. As a community, we were...

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Movies: Les Misérables

I know I’m a little late on this one. It’s been out for a few weeks now, but we only saw it tonight because it was a charity event and the date was set. Better late than never. I should disclose at the outset that...

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Detroit – Interiors and the Lincoln MKC

Continuing my scant coverage of the most interesting Detroit Auto Show in years…… I’ve always felt that the interior of a car was crucial to its success – it’s where you spend all of your time, after all. So many car companies have been guilty...

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Inside Koenigsegg – Triplex Suspension

It’s time for the second instalment in the Inside Koenigsegg series and this week, Christian takes us through Koenigsegg’s Triplex suspension setup. It’s this level of detailed thinking and innovation that makes Koenigsegg such an outstanding little car company to me. There isn’t a single...

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Saab’s Gordian Knot

At some risk of getting my head chopped off (again)….. I’m still reading conversations between Saab fans occasionally that make me scratch my head a little. People seem quite adept at either changing history or altering the basics of economics with the belief that if...