Automotive waffle

23rd December 2010
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

  As 2010 draws to a close and everyone’s attention turns to eating, drinking and generally being merry, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish […]
22nd December 2010
PetrolBlog Car of the Year

PetrolBlog Car of the Year 2010

  Let’s get one thing out of the way first. I’m under no illusion that car manufacturers and enthusiasts are laying awake at night waiting for […]
18th December 2010
Jaguar XJ12C

PetrolBlog Green Car of the Year 2010

The votes have been cast and the results are in….
18th December 2010
Gritter Lorry

Gritter lorry overturns in Devon

In the early hours of Saturday morning, while most of us were tucked up in bed, Devon’s gritter lorries were out clearing our roads. Sadly one […]
10th December 2010
Green MK1 Ford Escort

PetrolBlog Green Car of the Year 2010

Green Car of the Year. When it comes to automotive awards, this is one category that manufacturers really want to win. An opportunity to win some […]
9th December 2010
John Lewis Christmas

An old Alfa is for life, not just for Christmas

It is the kind of detail only a petrolhead would notice. Forget the controversy surrounding a cold dog, I doth my cap to John Lewis for […]
7th December 2010

Guest blog: My first quattro

Garry Phillips, a new guest blogger on PetrolBlog gives his account of the first time he encountered an Audi quattro in the wild.
6th December 2010
Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

It’s last orders at the bar for the Honda Civic Type-R. Production for the UK market has ceased due to the Euro V emissions regulations, so […]
5th December 2010
Green Ford Capri 280

10 more green cars sitting on a blog

Back in September, I posted ten images on PetrolBlog with the aim of proving to a ‘Prominent PR Person’ that green cars rock. Sadly, I failed […]
2nd December 2010

PetrolBlog meets…@Petrolthreads

Automotive attire falls strictly in to two categories. On the one hand there’s the frankly dreadful manufacturer-led or cheesy high-street clobber. Then there’s the infinitely cooler […]
1st December 2010
Erik Carlsson

Winter driving: Carlsson style

So once again, much of Britain grinds to a halt under the weight of some unexpected early snowfall. Cars abandoned at the roadside, schools closed and many people […]
17th November 2010
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Wait, what?

Nissan has unveiled the Murano CrossCabriolet at the LA Auto Show. PetrolBlog has one request: please don't bring it to the UK.