India has unveiled the new $400 million Buddh International Circuit, promising to dispel the disappointing memories of last year’s Commonwealth Games, which had unfinished venues and massive budget overruns and the smell of corruption.
The Frost & Sullivan Analyst Comment is one of the better groups looking at the auto industry. Vivek Vaidya, vice president, APAC, Automotive & Transportation, and Vijay Rao, research manager, APAC, Automotive & Transportation, filed this report.
BMW is leaning more and more towards electric power, despite being one of the first to promote hydrogen as the fuel of the future.
Last week I mentioned that when the XK 120 was first produced, it had an aluminium body. I asked, at what number in production did they change to steel? The answer was 240.
Another two-wheeled concept unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show was Ford’s idea of an urban-focused commuter vehicles. However, this was a foray into the two wheeled bicycle for FoMoCo.
There has been much written in the popular press about the death of English driver Dan Wheldon in an IndyCar event in the US. Whilst I feel for his young family, those involved in all forms of motor racing know that there is always a risk.
Wine dinners at the Sheraton Pattaya Resort are not frequent affairs, but after experiencing the Italthai Wine Dinner at the Sheraton last week, I just hope they will make these a more regular item. It is not often that I will ensure I have, before leaving, spoken directly to the chef to congratulate him, but Executive Chef Spencer Kells produced such a sensational dinner menu, it was completely necessary.
One of the commonest skin conditions in tropical climates is a fungal infection, going under the names of Athlete’s Foot (between the toes), Tinea capitis (scalp), Tinea corporis (on the body), Tinea manum (on the hands), Tinea pedis (on the feet) and Tinea cruris (in the groin), otherwise known as Dhobie itch or Crotch Rot!
Pro Racing Series this weekend at Bira
The local Bira circuit is host to the Pro Racing series this weekend. This series is promoted by Grand Prix International, and is below the ‘professional’ Super Car series, but above the ‘club’ style Nitto 3K series.
I have commented before on the fugliness of the BMW 1 Series. I have commented before on the unsuitability of run-flat tyres on our roads as supplied by BMW on their cars. I was actually beginning to think I was the lone voice in the wilderness - until the release of the newest version of the BMW 1 Series and I read the following comments from readers of a national daily in Australia: