Colin Meets some Suits
Here's Colin about to leave the Gaydon Motor Industry Heritage Centre. He's been to a symposium organised by the Technology Support Board, which has £341 million to spend, and it's all about promoting "Disruptive, Low-Carbon vehicle technology. I went along in case anyone needed insulting.
Seemed reasonable to introduce these well-meaning suits to an actual example of disruptive, low-carbon vehicle technology, that's here, now, ready for production transfer.
Dear me no! That's not what they had in mind at all. Not an actual product, that might disrupt their disbursement of unlikely sums to even more unlikley R&D projects - such as electrifying that aerodynamic marvel, the Morgan sports car...
Never mind, back to the Track Day Special. Much more likely to be effective!