Jeremy Clarkson blows up his own house, annoys neighbours

Jeremy Clarkson has made way for his new house in the Cotswolds after blowing up his old home. Clarkson was granted permission in July to demolish his £4 million, five-bedroom farmhouse near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, and build a new one. But instead of calling in the bulldozers “like any normal person would do” he hired a demolition firm and razed the property to the ground in a massive explosion. All that remains of the house is an enormous pile of rubble and wood. (more…)

Opel Ampera-e tries to hide the obvious

It was exactly a week ago when Opel revealed its intentions to show the Ampera-e at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, and now we are bringing fresh spy shots of a near-production prototype. Essentially the Euro version of the U.S.-bound 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, the all-electric hatch was conducting some last-minute testing ahead of a market launch next year. (more…)

The Grand Tour Executive Producer Andy Wilman Shares Details On New Car Show

After the notorious fracas that shook BBC Top Gear and the dissolution of the fan-favorite trio of presenters from the BBC, executive producer Andy Wilman and the three amigos went to Amazon. At the Edinburgh International Television Festival, long-time Jeremy Clarkson buddy Andy Wilman shared a few behind-the-scenes details on the long-awaited new car show and Top Gear. (more…)