Fuel cells: Future or fantasy? Part one
For the last 35 years, which is as long as I’ve been writing about them, hydrogen fuel cells have been just around the corner, or as one journalist said, 'they were a decade away twenty years ago…'
Out of touch
'You are not playing a game, you are driving a car,' said Simon Clare, Lotus marketing boss at the recent launch of the Emira. As well as being the last Lotus with a petrol engine...
Polestar 2 Performance Pack
After five hours and 300 miles at the wheel of the Polestar 2, I found myself wondering how I could put one on my driveway. I’ve driven plenty of electric cars over the years...
Not in my portfolio
Geoff Lawson, a former Design Director of Jaguar, once compared our line of work to making movies: ‘Designing cars is like making a film – most of it ends up on the cutting-room floor...'
The Colditz Cock
When I was a child and all my friends were playing Monopoly – a truly awful game whose popularity mystifies me to this day – I instead used to practice escaping from prison...