Articles tagged Higginson

Page 112 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, November 1980

a chat with e.w. hancock

A CHAT WITH E. W. (BILL) HANCOCK — About the origin of the 30/98 designation, the Vauxhall "Griffin," etc. I AM "F EMPTED to call these notes "Hall-I lour with Hancock" but Mr. E. W. Hancock, OBE, CEng. FIMcch.E, Hon. FlProd.E, generously gave tee far more time than that when I called on him to talk about the Vauxhall in particular and the Motor Industry of the old days in general. Bill Hancock...

Page 35 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, October 1973

Engines at Bishop's Castle

Regular readers will know that occasionally I like to visit an air-display and a traction-engine rally, to keep a sense of proportion. For anyone with these sentiments living near the Midlands, the August Bank Holiday rally of the County of Salop Steam Engine Society at Bishop's Castle is an excellent means of fulfilling one of these aims. Nowadays such a rally has not only the tractions but such...

Page 20 of March 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, March 1937

ON ACHIEVING HIGH PERFORMANCE

ON ACHIEVING HIGH PERFORMANCE By W. BODDY A very experienced automobile engineer told me the other day that in his opinion the buying public will very soon be demanding maximum speeds of 100 m.p.h. from production sports models. He knows the new German Autobahn, where cruising speeds and maximum speeds converge to the detriment of any engine the reliability factor of which weakens in the higher...

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