Finally watched "Who killed the electric car".
Very interesting, I wonder if they would still get away with that now, it would be an interesting mental exercise to see if the internet and the blogosphere could haveconvinced the auto makers to keep the electric car alife.
Maybe a topic for my new blog Ideology 21 ... when I finally get ready to launch it.
Meanwhile have a look here for the film on Google video. Or, even better, buy it from Amazon ...
Yeah right ...
What an amazing machine and I still love Tiff, what a driver and such an enthousiast. Maybe he is the Stig ...
Source: Djivy, great Belgian car site
The ring now (in an Audi R8, sorry BMW)
The ring then
Source: Autoblog NL
... and who was saying Italian technology was not reliable.
Yes this is the President’s limo breaking down in the middle of Rome. The first minutes are boring but the end is worh it.
And a different but equally great marketing idea ...
I’m not telling you who from, watch the videos and you’ll discover!
Nee echt, ik ben niet verwend…
Maar doe toch maar een andere…
En tot slot…
But this one is just too funny ...
Source: Via Autoblog NL
I hope you saw Ronin, great movie and check out this drive through Paris:
I've also included a link to the other chase in the movie. Classic stuff ... Enjoy!
How do you promote yourself for the upcoming Brittish car show?
You organise a session in the halls where the Car Show will take place
You invite the best unknon driver in the market
And this is what you get ...
Can’t wait to see it on Top Gear
Clearly someone was listening to mister Bush's state of the union. Wether they got it seems to be an other issue
Remember when I posted about Fiat putting Windows in your car entertainment/navigation system?
Well, the competition, Honda, just integrated Google Earth in some of their models in Japan ...
We'll have to wait and see where this one is going.
Source: via Engadget
I miss Paris ...
This is Claude Lelouch in 1976 in his Ferrari 275 GTB4 taking a little spin through town.
Source: Google Video
" Blue&Me™ is the new system based on Windows Mobile™ that makes driving safer and more comfortable, in the process revolutionising standards of in-car communication, information and entertainment."
I guess this was bound to happen sooner or later, and it does make sense because I keep on thinking of different software add ons that could make my specific driving experience so much better. (I own a Becker Online Pro, sounded very promissing but has proven to be a really bad product, I schouldn’t have bought a first release product ... )
If only integrating my addressbook and car based navigation system, share my music between devices, get RSS alerts, ...
But I do hope Symbian and Access partner with some of the in car electronics vendors!
I wonder .... would MSN work? and Skype ...