Autocar's agony uncle returns with a new mission - to take your problems to the people that matter
7 February 2012

Autocar agony uncle Colin Goodwin is returning to the magazine on February 22 - and, as ever, he needs your help.

In a new column, entitled 'A letter to the management', Colin will take up your causes with the bosses who run the car industry, seeking to elicit answers to your queries and right your perceived wrongs in his own indomitable style.

So, if you're struggling to understand the concept of a Lamborghini SUV, there's a design trend that keeps you awake at night or you're just plain angry about a detail of your new car, get in touch with Colin by posting here or emailing colin.goodwin@autocar.co.uk

Please, though, save warranty related queries and the like for another time - Colin has no formal qualifications in problem solving, and he's back to entertain as much as inform.

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7 February 2012

Excellent news!

7 February 2012

It is indeed good news IMHO but will they take him seriously? First question, please can we have some sensible fuel consumption figures in your marketing?

7 February 2012

Prodigy, you are going to have to change your footer now!

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

7 February 2012

Excellent. A thoughtful and good natured correspondent. A good standard bearer for the magazine on behalf of the motorist.

He will need to set out strict parameters of what constitutes requests or complaints he can deal with and pass on to the appropriate official otherwise he will get deluged with trivia by the feckless, but a guiding hand is always welcome.

7 February 2012

Excellent news and a nice twist on the old Ask Godwin format. Nice one.

7 February 2012

Dear Herr Winkelman or whoeveriddiz who runs Lambo.

Why havent you extended the brand to a
'Lamborghini Super Leggera Super Trofeo LP800-8 Diesel SV Articulated Lorry'?

It would be really good for your brand image, you would sell a lot of units (hence making profit which is much more important than long term brand integrity), and there would be so many more lambo's on the road which would be great marketing/ free advertising.

But make sure you jump first to get first mover advantage -
as I heard Ferrari are bringing out 'The Ferrari Fire Engine Scuderia' at Pebble Beach...

Puzzled

Milton Keynes

7 February 2012

[quote Autocar]Autocar agony uncle Colin Goodwin is returning to the magazine on February 22 - and, as ever, he needs your help.

In a new column, entitled 'A letter to the management', Colin will take up your causes with the bosses who run the car industry, seeking to elicit answers to your queries and right your perceived wrongs in his own indomitable style.

So, if you're struggling to understand the concept of a Lamborghini SUV, there's a design trend that keeps you awake at night or you're jus... Read the full article[/quote] Got the plane built then?...bet the wife was glad,anyway, glad to hear your back,hope to enjoy, maybe contribute to your column, good luck!

Peter Cavellini.

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7 February 2012

...fantastic news Colin,you are one of the best scribblers in the business. Autocar have seen the light...at last.

At least your fans never gave up on the cause Colin!

7 February 2012

[quote TegTypeR]Prodigy, you are going to have to change your footer now![/quote] Haha! My first thoughts as well! As Prodigy gets what he wants I think his new signature should be 'free track days for forum members!'

The comments section needs a makeover... how about a forum??

7 February 2012

[quote Rich_uk][quote TegTypeR]Prodigy, you are going to have to change your footer now![/quote] Haha! My first thoughts as well! As Prodigy gets what he wants I think his new signature should be 'free track days for forum members!'[/quote]

Done!

Can I express my huge gratitude to Autocar and Jim Holder for making this happen! And if Colin Goodwin feels like he wants to personally thank me by inviting me round to Autocar HQ for cake then tell him that he's more than welcome to..

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