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Volvo C30 – The Journey

It’s true, the last Volvo C30 has come off the production line. Join Automotive Blog team to say farewell to the much loved Volvo C30 and take a look back on its journey and success. Volvo C30 will certainly be remembered as one of the most striking designs (and most …

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Volvo S60 Polestar In Production

Those car enthusiasts familiar with the World Touring Car Championship will recognise the name Polestar. Their racing Volvo, embellished by a particularly fetching shade of light blue, has been competing for a few years now. Now the first production version of the S60 Polestar is coming onto the market. That’s …

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The Power Of A Tweet

Twitter, as a discussion forum is much discussed. It is both a blessing and a curse as certain political wives have recently discovered. The many millions of people using this popular social device have amongst their number a fair few lame-brained idiots but, for the most part, it’s fun. Now …

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BMW Gets The Pininfarina Treatment

Both names in the title are synonymous with quality and design. BMW needs no introduction of course but Pininfarina is just a name appended to various cars over the years. They have, in fact, been at the top of the automotive design tree since the early 1930’s. The Company was …

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Ford EcoBoost Technology Goes Global

There have recently been intriguing hints that the Ford Motor Company are going to reveal a new concept vehicle at the Shanghai Motor Show to further their aims of producing truly ‘global’ vehicles of which the Focus is currently pre-eminent. They have been especially tight-lipped about this but have no …

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BMW – 100 years of manufacturing

BMW, or the Bavarian Motor Works, to give it its full title, is a famous luxury car maker, headquartered in Munich, Bavaria. BMW’s been in business for nearly 100 years, founded as they were in 1917 as a car, motorbike and engine manufacturer. They now rate as one of the …

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Why Customer Reviews Are Important To Car Dealers

When it comes to expressing an opinion, disappointed car buyers are hard to top. Car dealers who are found wanting will be on the receiving end of some seriously poor reviews. Some would-be customers can go a bit over the top but even in the nastiest of attacks there may …

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New Honda CB500X

The rugged-looking Honda CB500X is part of the new range of Honda CB500 mid-level bikes that are coming to UK Honda dealers in March 2013. All-new machines that promise new bike reliability, the most modern of Honda styling and the very best the famous Japanese manufacturer can do in terms …

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Commuting Leaves Us Stressed, Tired And Anxious

Driving to work can be a pleasure, but more often than not it’s a pain. This is exactly what research from Allianz Your Cover Insurance has found; only 15% of UK drivers enjoy their commute. However this downbeat attitude perhaps isn’t surprising as the survey shows that the average commuter …

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Motor Industry In A State Of Flux

2012 was a very strange year for the motor industry. Some car makers did well whilst others languished at the back of the pack. The results of the overall figures for the year are surprising. Astonishingly, sales of new cars were actually up by five percent over the previous year …

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