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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.
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'.
13th April 2017
PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog is in New York, New York for the 117th New York International Auto Show, which just happens to be in New York.* We wandered along […]
21st October 2016
Citroën's ConnectedCAM is Pokémon for car geeks

Citroën’s ConnectedCAM is Pokémon for car geeks

PetrolBlog has driven the new Citroën C3 and thinks the ConnectedCAM is like Pokémon for car geeks.
13th July 2016
Lada Granta Sport

The Lada Granta Sport is a 1990s throwback

PetrolBlog has spent too much time reading about the Lada Granta Sport and immediately places it near the top of its virtual shopping list.
6th July 2016
2016 Nissan Note Black Edition

Nissan Note Black Edition: humdrum to holy moly

The Nissan Note Black Edition: the best looking B-road obstacle the world has ever seen? PetrolBlog thinks so.
27th April 2016
Citroen C4 Cactus long term review

Perfectly imperfect: life with a Citroën C4 Cactus

Ten months and 14,000 miles with a Citroën C4 Cactus: enough time to write a few words on life with Citroën's quirky crossover? PetrolBlog thinks so.
15th April 2016
2016 Audi A4 allroad quattro review

The quiet one: 2016 Audi A4 allroad quattro

PetrolBlog returns from Germany muttering things about the 2016 Audi A4 allroad being the most PetrolBloggy Audi since the A2.
1st April 2016
Volvo moth detection system

No moth should be killed or injured by a new Volvo

Safety in flight: PetrolBlog understands that Volvo is testing a number of safety devices as it aims to reduce the number of moth deaths to zero.
21st March 2016
Hyundai i10 Scrappage

Red i Syndrome – the legacy of Scrappage

Thanks to the government scrappage scheme, the nation's streets are going to be littered with red base-spec Hyundais. Will nobody think of the children?
18th March 2016
2016 Citroen C4

Is the Citroën C4 is as mad as you’d hope? Er, sort of…

Daniel Bevis spends a week with a Citroën C4 and seeks to find out if it shares much in common with the eccentric greats from Citroën's past.
16th February 2016
BMW i3 Mr Benn

BMW launches i3 inspired by Mr Benn

Exclusive: at an exclusive event at 52, Festive Road, BMW has launched an exclusive new BMW i3 Mr Benn exclusive edition. Did we mention exclusive?