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.
28th January 2016
Sexy Volvo 780 Coupe

Why the Volvo 780 is sexier than the P1800

It's generally accepted that the P1800 is the sexiest Volvo ever made. But PetrolBlog begs to differ. Step forward the glorious Volvo 780 coupe.
16th July 2015
Lady driving the Volvo golf cart

Fore! Who remembers the crazy Volvo Golf Cart?

In 2009, Volvo produced its first electric vehicle - the C70-inspired Volvo Golf Cart. It's probably the safest (and craziest) golf cart in the world.
28th March 2015
Quentin-Willson-and-Volvo-340

Is Quentin Willson a godfather of PetrolBlog?

Well knock us down with a feather. Here's a Top Gear blast from the past which suggests that Quentin Willson could be a godfather of PetrolBlog.
8th October 2014
Silver Suzuki X-90

Local radio station under fire for misleading listeners

A radio station came under fire today for what its listeners claim was a deliberate attempt to mislead them into entering a competition to win a Volvo XC90.
21st May 2014
Volvo Autonomous Drive

Autonomous driving is nothing to be scared of

PetrolBlog loves driving, but reckons a future of autonomous driving might be a good thing. Some semi-serious waffle on PB, whatever next? Pass the Hobnobs.
8th May 2014

PetrolPod at the launch of Volvo’s new engine range

Robin and Gavin travel to the Peak District to test the new range of efficient Volvo engines. Plus even more waffle. Yes, it's time for PetrolPod.
29th April 2014
Volvo V40 T5 R-Design review on PetrolBlog

Volvo V40 T5: Terminal Velocity

The hair-raisingly rapid Volvo V40 T5 R is something of a stealth missile. At least, it would be, if it wasn’t so very, very blue. Daniel Bevis reports.
24th April 2014
Jeckyl and Hybrid - Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

Jeykll and Hybrid: Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design is here. Now, even more than ever, the eco-warrior estate car can show its full Jekyll and Hyde characteristics.
4th February 2014
2014 Volvo XC70 review

Growing old gracefully: the Volvo XC70

PetrolBlog reviews the 2014 Volvo XC70 and finds that, whilst it remains a class act in so many ways, it's no longer the default choice in the segment.