Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flees Japan

Carlos Ghosn has fled from Japan where he was awaiting trial over financial misconduct while head of Nissan

Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan boss, has fled from Japan and travelled to Beirut, Lebanon, where he was awaiting trial over financial misconduct. 

It is unknown how Ghosn managed to escape from Japan where he was being held on bail. However, Ghosn has personally released a statement in which he said he would “no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt Continue reading “Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flees Japan”

Used Maserati Ghibli review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Maserati Ghibli covering the Gibhi Mk3 (2013-date)VerdictThere’s a lot to like about the Ghibli, not least the car’s styling. The Maserati brand has real cachet, too, and for many buyers the fact that it’s not a mainstream German marque is a big attraction. But if you’re buying with your head rather than your heart, rivals are more accomplished all-rounders. Don’t dismiss the Maserati, assuming that it’ll be hideously unreliable, because so far Continue reading “Used Maserati Ghibli review”

Used Maserati Ghibli review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Maserati Ghibli covering the Gibhi Mk3 (2013-date)VerdictThere’s a lot to like about the Ghibli, not least the car’s styling. The Maserati brand has real cachet, too, and for many buyers the fact that it’s not a mainstream German marque is a big attraction. But if you’re buying with your head rather than your heart, rivals are more accomplished all-rounders. Don’t dismiss the Maserati, assuming that it’ll be hideously unreliable, because so far Continue reading “Used Maserati Ghibli review”

22nd Annual Good Guys PPG Nationals

The 22nd Annual Good Guys PPG Nationals event filled the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus with the sound of V8 for three full days.  If you are a true lover of classic cars, you’ll want to make sure you stop by Ohio when the Good Guys PPG Nationals is in town.

This show is known for being one of the biggest Good Guys shows in their tour, but this year topped it off.  With the crowning of the Top Street Rod, Street Machine of the year, giveaway vehicles, autocross, vehicle awards, and a Continue reading “22nd Annual Good Guys PPG Nationals”

The Gathering 2019

The Gathering 2019 was held in Cayce, South Caroline at the Historic Columbia Speedway from July 26th-28th, 2019.  With a new location and date, this allowed for a larger space which brought in a wide variety of all years, makes, and models.  From classic C-10‘s to new full sized bagged trucks, to air cooled VW’s, newer and older imports, audio builds, and more.  This show had it all!

Along with the wide range of vehicles, vendors also came out selling parts, audio and Continue reading “The Gathering 2019”

Showoff Showdown 2019

Showoff Showdown 2019 was held at the Diamond Jo Worth Casino in Northwood, Iowa on May 18th, 2019.  The location and date may have changed but this was still the same amazing show that they have every year!

If you were too excited to wait until Saturday for the show, you were able to come out Friday and register your ride, find your spot, and hang out with others who were ready for Showoff Showdown 2019!

Saturday was the day, from 9am-6pm the show was rocking!  With the rain holding Continue reading “Showoff Showdown 2019”

Ceramic Paint Protection – Is It Worth It?

When you consider your options for ways to protect your vehicle, you should consider as many aspects as possible. Cost, maintenance, protective qualities, and uses, among many others. These considerations should be made before you pick something to protect the paint of your car. You wouldn’t buy a car without doing any research, so why would you pick a protective measure for it without doing some reading either? You wouldn’t.

If you are looking for a way to keep your car paint protected Continue reading “Ceramic Paint Protection – Is It Worth It?”

New NIO EC6 electric SUV launched with up to 382 miles of range

The NIO EC6 is a compact coupe-SUV designed to rival the Tesla Model Y, and is the Chinese brand's third production model

Chinese electric car manufacturer NIO has unveiled its third production model. Called the NIO EC6, it’s a compact all-electric coupe-SUV, tasked with rivalling the likes of the Tesla Model Y, Hyundai Kona Electric and MG ZS EV. It’s available to pre-order in China now, with European sales information expected in the coming months.

Like the rest of the Continue reading “New NIO EC6 electric SUV launched with up to 382 miles of range”

Lexus RX vs Volvo XC90

Revamped versions of the Lexus RX and Volvo XC90 fight for honours in our seven-seat hybrid SUV test

Lexus has been a big proponent of hybrid power for decades, forging a path with petrol-electric propulsion that’s coincided with a political change in the automotive world recently, bringing hybrids like the pairing we’re testing here to the fore.

Of course, Lexus’s rivals haven’t been resting on their laurels. Volvo is another brand that’s cottoned on to the environmental and Continue reading “Lexus RX vs Volvo XC90”

“Are manufacturers offering unmissable New Year deals? Nope”

With new car sales on the decline in the UK, Mike Rutherford wonders if manufacturers could be doing more

We’re into the last few moments of the 2019 new-car sales game. But the referee – the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) – hasn’t yet blown its final whistle before confirming the year-end score. Sadly and needlessly, it’s likely to be 2019 lost, 2018 won.

Put another way we’re looking at a drop in car registrations year on year. That’s bad for motor Continue reading ““Are manufacturers offering unmissable New Year deals? Nope””