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Wheelie Bins make art - at last!!

I visited in Saint-Nazaire last week an art exhibition reusing scrap and making a new use for it – or at the very least making some appealing art objects from it. 33 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil sur Mer is about an hour south west of Calais and is one of my favourite stopping places – either on the aire which is a hundred metres from the town or on the excellent site which is at the bottom of the very steep hill. 116 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Big Boys Beaulieu Toys


A showcase of the best SUV modern monsters will be on display at the first Beaulieu Supercar Weekend offering something for all of the family. 570 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Electric cars are on the up and up.

1. to-date electric car registrations up 31.8% versus first six months of 2015

2. April to June growth marks 22nd consecutive quarterly rise for plug-in car uptake… 659 more words

Christopher Macgowan

September 21st is EDWARD day.

The Road Safety Unit of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Mobility and Transport has just launched a campaign with TISPOL (the European Traffic Police Network) called “EDWARD – the European Day Without A Road Death” which is scheduled for the 21st September 2016, during the Mobility Week (16th – 22nd September 2016). 114 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Industry Leader Challenge and skydive by Daksh Gupta raise £142,000

One of the industry’s key business leaders has swapped the boardroom for the open skies, jumping out of a plane at over 10,000 feet to raise funds for BEN, the charity dedicated to supporting those working in the automotive industry. 603 more words

Christopher Macgowan

SMMT - autonomous vehicles.


In the Queen’s Speech today, government announced a commitment to support connected and autonomous vehicle development.

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “SMMT welcomes government’s commitment to accelerate the development of connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK. 55 more words

Christopher Macgowan