2016 is the year to celebrate Garfield Sobers, probably the greatest all-round cricketer who ever played the game. He was born and still lives on the Caribbean island of Barbados, and that connection is reason enough to pay a visit. I suspect, however, that this scintillating island would be noticed and remembered by more people this… Continue reading
Posts tagged Top Gear
Top motoring writers unite to praise car that does 2000 miles – and more – on a tank of petrol
So, you have £29,995 to spend on a nice new car, or your firm is doing it for you and letting you make the choice. You think about going green. But you don’t want a model that would draw disparaging glances from the Top Gear team, or their many supporters. So that rules out green? Wrong…. Continue reading →
Could Tesla sweep up the Leaf and electrify the auto world?
So Californian electric car manufacturer Tesla is suing the BBC over a Top Gear programme in which one of the company’s $100,000 Roadsters is said to have run out of charge during a race with a petrol driven vehicle. The BBC denies the allegation. It’s the company’s second run in with the BBC. Earlier this… Continue reading →