Defending the indefensible

Picked up a Volkswagen Passat for test a few weeks ago. Not the new B8, but the still-on-sale B7. Mostly, I was curious to...

The BMW Decade: Has the weissbier stopped flowing?

The earth shook slightly on the 13th of May in Munich when Harald Krueger officially took over as Chairman of the Board of Management and...

Culture maketh the brand

Does your car’s country of origin matter? There’s a direct relationship between national car brands and what people think of a country and vice-versa,...

Securing your child’s life

Woke up this morning and came across the news of another fatal road accident involving a baby, the tragic end seemingly not unlike the much publicised case...

When hype and reality collide

My review of the Porsche Macan was nearly a year ago. You can sense the reservations I felt at the time towards the Porsche. It...

The why and what of Countersteer

If you love driving, you’d remember the day when you earned your license. In my case, it wasn't a special day by any stretch of the imagination. I...

Last kopek!

When I was 4 years old, I tried to ‘drive’ my mother’s Volkswagen Beetle. I got as far as starting it before our eagle-eyed...

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