Tag: British cars

The Dreamers Car of the day: FBS Census

Another day and another car to be consigned to the cemetery of automotive dreams. In today’s tale of woe, we look at a motor that was completely uncompromised in its dynamic ability; but perhaps that’s where it went wrong. All personality but no beauty Robin Hall and Andrew Barber were both talented ex Rover engineers

Continue reading

Why the long face? – Part II – The here and now of Longbridge

February the 12th 2015 was the fateful day I managed to get over Birmingham’s equivalent of the Berlin Wall, the golden opportunity to get a glimpse of whats actually happening in the factory that many thought shut for good in the dark days of 2005: yup, I was on my way to Longbridge. I left

Continue reading

Why the long face? Part I – A Look Back

The story of the car factory that refuses to die.