Tag: rover

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

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pedalheadia – the weird relationship between cars and bicycles

There’s a tall tale often spoken about that’s become a lot more relevant this year, you know the one about that power struggle between the light and dark side of the force, that one about those million or so evil guys trying to take over the galaxy with those thousand or so weird hippies led

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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

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Why the long face? Part I – A Look Back

The story of the car factory that refuses to die.