Are EVs grounded before they start?
Hi Doc, An unusual request that perhaps could be included in future road tests. Some five years ago, a new neighbour very heavily grounded his new BMW 3 Series between the driveway and pavement. As I was cutting the lawn and heard the noise, I went over to help. Armed with two trolley jacks and […]
HYDROGEN AND ELECTRIC: CAN WE BE FRIENDS?
Hi Doc, Now that we’ve resolved the political disagreement I had with Ian, I’m back, and we can discuss the equally contentious subject of motoring. I’m now a bit slow, but I wanted to comment on the battery wish-list you used to answer the question from Les in January. Before Diesel Car magazine even existed, […]
IT’S NOT ALL ROVER FOR MODERN DASHBOARDS
Hello Doc/Editor, Excellent mag with a noticeable lack of hyperbole (aka BS). I have been following the various bits of correspondence about touchscreens in cars. I am not a fan and trying to remember the approximate position of the relevant heater button is not conducive to safe driving. I thought that I would add something […]
HESITATING TO ASK
Dear Doc, Hope you are keeping well. When the Ford Fiesta was having its fifth service at my local Ford dealer a couple of months ago, they told me that there was an update to be done to the car’s brain and that this would be carried out free of charge. The car is running […]
ROVER AND OUT?
Dear Doc, I currently run a Rover 75 diesel and last year it only just passed its MOT because of the dreaded tin worm in somewhere crucial under the car. I’m scared that it may not pass another year and I’ll have to condemn it to the graveyard in the sky. The problem is in […]