Author Archives: Darren Cassey

About Darren Cassey

Originally from Chichester on the south coast of England, I'm currently living in Huddersfield while I study Digital Journalism at University Campus Oldham. My passion is for cars of all kinds - how they look, how they sound and how they drive.

This is why marquee luxo-barges are a great idea.

The Geneva Motor Show 2012 is in full swing and motoring journalists all over Europe have been poring over the latest metal from automotive manufacturers the world over. The show is an opportunity to show off the hottest new product, … Continue reading

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Ford EcoBoost: Is “More Frugal” the new “More Power”?

I came to the realisation earlier that I am possibly more fascinated with new, frugal engine technology than I am by big horse power claims and 0-60 times. Can this be true?! Is it just a sign of the times … Continue reading

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Toyota GT86: Past to Present

Later this year Toyota releases the much anticipated and critically acclaimed GT86 sports car (alongside Subaru’s BRZ), the fruits of a joint project between Subaru and Toyota to create an affordable, back-to-basics sports car. I take a look at the … Continue reading

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Work Experience at Autocar

A few weeks ago I spent 5 days working at the Haymarket offices in Teddington. It was my first opportunity to see how a magazine works and I’m not afraid to admit that at first I was terrified! I’ve got … Continue reading

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Little Audi Gets Big Power

Audi’s diminutive A1 has grown some balls. Big, V6 driven, Quattro engineered balls that will ensure this aggressive little upstart will even give its biggest of big brothers, the R8, a run for its money. The Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro … Continue reading

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Objectivity in Motoring Journalism

I would suppose that the holy grail for journalists has to be an objective view of whatever it is their journalistic skills may be deployed to report. But is it actually possible to be completely objective? Clearly not, for we … Continue reading

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March/April Update: Living with…

I know, I’ve been a bit slack of late (aside from a quite frankly pants article about Prince Charles’ Aston, which I hurriedly wrote while suffering from a heavy cold in an unforgivable attempt to divert attention to my blog … Continue reading

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