Theme: Roads – Autobahn

Wait. Didn’t we do motorways a few days ago? Why are we doing the same thing again, only in German?

Kraftwerk┬┤s Autobahn, detail. Note the Mercedes and Beetle heading in opposite directions.
Kraftwerk┬┤s Autobahn, detail. Note the Mercedes and Beetle heading in opposite directions.

The Autobahn in question is Kraftwerk’s landmark album from 1974. I have a copy of this record but I don’t listen to it very much, in part because it rather too successfully captures the tedium of driving on an Autobahn and not Continue reading “Theme: Roads – Autobahn”

The Hunt For a Green Car: 2015 Skoda Fabia

Quite by chance I tapped in “Skoda” into my search engine. At Skoda’s German site the configurator allowed me to rustle up this image of a very green Fabia in short order.

2015 Skoda Fabia in a vibrant green.
2015 Skoda Fabia in a vibrant green.

While Skoda are offering this nice green they are not permitting an orange or a yellow. What appears to be brown on the selector (left) is in fact red. Astoundingly, Skoda UK also permit customers this same green, called Rallye Green.