Three wheel motoring has been around for a bunch of time, from the extreme Davis D-2 Divan, to the pedestrian Reliant Robin. The most successful incarnation to date has been in the guise of scooters – like Piaggio’s MP3, and Peugeot’s clever HYbrid3 – agile, quick and just a little sexy, in an offbeat kinda way. Indeed, the very first motor-car was a 3 wheeler, the 1860s Benz Patent Motorwagen, still history isn’t ever a great reason to repeat something, unless of course you’ve come-up with something as nifty as this! PS: I want mine in black please :: Read the full article »»»»
Three navy ships from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will spend the next four days docked in Sydney. The ships are arriving in Sydney this morning for a brief stop-over on the way to China. They are returning from a mission to combat pirate activities in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and the Horn of Africa.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith says China has a central role to play in maintaining regional security. He says both navies will share lessons learnt about anti-piracy operations during the four-day visit. The stop-over is one of a number of events planned this year to mark 40 years since the beginning of diplomatic relations between Australia and China.
In May the HMAS Ballarat visited Shanghai to carry out an exercise with a Chinese navy frigate at the mouth of the Yangtze River :: Read the full article »»»»
Too Much Ain’t Enough
Jerry Flint- Picture by Glen Davis
Coupes with 500-horsepower engines? Where’s the green obsession? Price tags past $200,000? Where’s the recession? Read the full article »»»»