Official 2017 ICPPA Colour Palette

Fresh from the annual ICPPA (International Car Paint Producers’ Association) Conference, Driven to Write brings you a preview on next year’s vibrant new shades.

Variety and originality in modern paint colours.
Variety and originality in modern paint colours.

We are also pleased to report that on occasion of the conference, Henry Ford was elected posthumous honorary member of the association.

Ghosts Of Saabs Unborn

Bouquet of lilies in hand, Driven to Write ponders what might have been.

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The Future Of Saab (that was not to be), Photo (c) http://www.thetorquereport.com

The demise and desecration of the idiosyncratic Swedish brand may be the source of an endless stream of stories. Yet more interesting is a less well-publicised aspect of the period when Saab was already taking its last breath: the cars that were not to be.

The very fact that Saab was a deeply mismanaged business would appear to be indisputable. And yet, at the very end of its existence, that other Swedish brand seemed to have developed a hitherto dormant will to survive. Continue reading “Ghosts Of Saabs Unborn”