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Bleeding Heart Lefty: Australia and Climate Change

Today, the Australian parliament repealed the country’s carbon reduction legislation. It has effectively left our country with no pollution reduction policy and we are the first country in the world to go from having a price on carbon pollution, to having no price on carbon...

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French Kisses in Hobart

The more I see, the more I want to go French. In a glorious era of motoring when cars were actually different from one another, there were few carmakers more different than those fabriqué en France. The French Car Club of Tasmania, along with the...

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Follow Your Dream (If You Have One)

Forgive me for being a little downcast today, but I’ve just been watching another one of those “follow your dream” videos online. I’m not normally a sucker for such things, but this video featured a car guy of some note, so it was a natural...

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5 Minutes In A Porsche Macan Turbo

Last weekend I had the pleasure of checking out a brand new Porsche Macan Turbo. It was all-to-brief, but I did get to drive it around the backstreets of Swansea, on Tasmania’s east coast. First Impressions – Outside The Cayenne might be the latest in...

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Mahindra/Saab Won’t Be Tata/Jaguar

I’ve been away for a few days on King Island for work, with no internet connectivity or phone connection. Let’s just say it was hard work to put aside the connected lifestyle. At least I had a soothing view: While I didn’t see any Saabs...

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Porsche Winning LeMans Media

As I sit here writing this, we’re around three hours from the end of Le Mans. Porsche is leading with the #2 Audi catching them at a pace fast enough to take the lead. Can Porsche hold on and claim a Le Mans victory in...