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What did we learn from the Chinese Grand Prix?

(Sorry this is a little late, but because of the Songkran water festivities, I couldn’t make the deadline for last week’s Automania column.)...

The Shanghai Auto Show in fortune cookies

The largest auto market in the world is now China, passing the USA.  Established auto manufacturers are scrambling to get joint ventures ratified...

The new ‘male’ Beetle

Twelve years ago, VW brought out the ‘New Beetle’, which was more of a design/styling exercise, and really had no common DNA with...

Autotrivia Quiz – Friday 29 April – 5 May 2011

Last week I asked what is this sports car?  Two liter, six cylinder, 220 km/h top speed, built 1967-70, and they made less...

How is our auto industry doing?

According to the latest figures, it is doing very well, with sources quoting almost 14 percent year on year increase, with just over...

Medical Insurance – how much do you understand?

Came across an interesting situation the other day regarding Travel Insurance.  Most people take these out at the travel agency and the days...

The Lincoln

  With a name like The Lincoln, which evokes memories of the UK, Lincoln Green and all that, it came as a small surprise...

Fuzzy heads and funny ears

A friend presented the other day complaining of a fuzzy head, intermittent balance problems, noises in the ear and a ‘sniffly’ nose.  By...

Who sold the most at the Bangkok International Motor Show?

Each year there is competition between the various manufacturers as to who can get the greatest number of cars out the door.  Having...

Now is this thing ‘cool’ or not?

“He’d fly through the air with the greatest of ease, That daring young man on the flying trapeze.” And that was written in...

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