One of the abandoned factories he showed wasn't even abandoned. St. Modwen Properties demolished the old part of Londbridge that had been vacant for years even before MG Rover went under, and that was the empty field in the show. The bulk of the plant is still being used by SAIC/MG. They only screw together a tiny… » 11/27/14 8:04pm Yesterday 8:04pm

Anadol was probably the most successful of the several companies started via Reliant's "Package Deal" program. Basically, for an upfront fee, they would set up a domestic auto industry for any country that wanted one. It was totally turn key. Reliant designed the factory and supervised the construction, ordered and… » 11/27/14 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm

Yep, the question isn't will VW buy them, only how long will Ferrari stay independent before VW buys them. Of course, a lot of that depends on how emotionally attached the Agnelli/Elkann clan is to the company, since they would still be in a in a position to block a takeover if they really wanted to. » 11/26/14 4:33pm Wednesday 4:33pm

I will say that if I was fortunate enough to own an AZ-1 here, I would be keeping it under lock and key and hidden out of the public eye until 2017, lest it attract the attention of anyone at ICE. He's taking something of a gamble putting videos like this out there, glad he's doing it, but I would be sick to the… » 11/26/14 2:44pm Wednesday 2:44pm

I've discovered Mustangs are more practical than many assume. I've used mine to move house, haul a bunch of cardboard to the dump, transport old tires, and move half a pallet of merchandise between storage facilities, and have discovered that it's an excellent winter car when fitted with good tires. Also, it does get… » 11/26/14 1:34pm Wednesday 1:34pm