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13 01, 2020

Pollution Levels – Dr. Porsche Required?


Why have vehicle pollution levels gone through the roof in cities like London recently? The newspapers, bloggers and politicians are all majoring on the "Diesel engine" problem, as most business and privately owned cars are diesel-engined - a situation brought about many years ago by the afore mentioned politicians who [...]

13 01, 2020

Dr. Porsche’s Grandson: The Sequel


After working for Porsche for about 25 of my 50 years in the motor industry, in July last year I felt duty bound to express my thoughts on the departure of Ferdinand Piech from the Supervisory Board of the Volkswagen Group. He fell out then with his Porsche cousins and [...]

13 01, 2020

Bjorn Waldegaard: The World’s Best Rally Driver


Throughout most of my time at Porsche in Hertfordshire a cornerstone of our marketing effort was an involvement with motor sport. This took many forms including supporting Club racing, attending the Le Mans 24 Hours and British Carrera Cup series, and also sponsoring Porsche Classic rallying. We supplied parts to [...]

13 01, 2020

Porsche 993 GT2 at Le Mans


I have mentioned many times that my favourite road going Porsche is the 993 - the last of the 911's with an air-cooled engine. Not just that, it was also the perfect size. Over the past 30 years or so when car manufacturers produce their next "new" model, it's always [...]

13 01, 2020

My Initial Motor Trade Training


After an undistinguished schooling at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution (Belfast Inst.), all I really wanted to do was work in the motor trade, third generation as it turned out to be. My father was in the motor trade, he had his own Ford Dealership called Lindsay Robb ltd.  Grandfather [...]