12th August 2018
VW campers Cornwall

Jams first: Cornish traffic leads to sticky situation

In a jam: as Cornish roads struggle to cope with a huge influx of tourists, local groups propose a range of radical solutions to the problem.
10th August 2018
Whatever happened to the Saab 90?

Whatever happened to the Saab 90?

With the front end of the Saab 99 and the rear end of a Saab 900, the Saab 90 was a bit of an oddball. A compromised saloon or the best of both worlds?
3rd August 2018
Volvo 850 R

The Barn, according to Kenny Smith

Inspired by PETROLBLOG's choices for The Barn: Reloaded, the long-time friend of the show and good egg Kenny Smith puts pen to paper. Well, he wrote an email.
29th July 2018

Hello, it’s been a while: PB is back on the road

Having been off the road for a year, PETROLBLOG returns with some fresh waffle and bunk
28th July 2018
Renault 6 in Cornwall

Whatever happened to the Renault 6?

To mark 50 years since its launch in Paris, PETROLBLOG asks: whatever happened to the Renault 6?
27th July 2018

The Barn is back and it’s been reloaded

PETROLBLOG relaunches the Real World Dream Barn, with a simpler name and a new set of rules.
19th May 2017
Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Shunning the lure of PetrolBloggyness and Bangernomics, Peter Counsell puts his faith in a Polo and presents us with a tongue-twisting headline.
27th April 2017
Skoda's decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

Skoda’s decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

According to Autocar, the Skoda Yeti is set to replaced by a new, characterless model called the Karoq. Oh dear.
20th April 2017
Renault-20-1976

Tangerine Dream: Renault 20 TS

PetrolBlog stumbles across a Dutch TV ad for the Renault 20 TS, complete with evocative Tangerine Dream soundtrack.
19th April 2017
Car industry admits: 'We've run out of names'

Car industry admits: ‘We’ve run out of names’

As Vauxhall names its large SUV the Grandland X, the car industry is forced to admit ‘we've run out of names'.