Automotive News reports that the Mehari-type car that Citroën CEO Linda Jackson talked about is a Bolloré electric car, to be sold through Citroën dealers. It’s not a Citroën.
Day: Jun 18, 2015
Theme: Evolution – Adaptation, Diversification, Survival
Maserati’s natural history came to an abrupt halt in 1975. Survival meant change – not just a new model, but an entirely fresh approach.
It’s tempting to view evolution as a continuous series of gradual mutations, but events throughout history have illustrated it only takes a single catastrophic event to propel it in an entirely different direction – or stop it entirely. The 1973 oil embargo for instance was the motor industry’s very own fiery catastrophe and 1975 the year when the conflagration really took hold, consuming a swathe of specialist carmakers. Continue reading “Theme: Evolution – Adaptation, Diversification, Survival”
2015 Opel Adam Rocks – A Second Opinion
Here is the Truth About Cars’ view of the Opel Adam. They have also reviewed the Rocks version.
The article considers the Adam as a potential future Buick. And here is the conclusion (I note they find the ride quality better than I do but agree the car does a good impression of near-luxury. I am reviewing the new Opel Corsa soon and the contrast is marked.) Continue reading “2015 Opel Adam Rocks – A Second Opinion”