Volvo can seemingly do no wrong at the moment. Does the XC40 continue that trend?

Can Volvo’s most important model really compete with Audi and BMW?

This year’s Paris Motor Show looks to be shaping up as a classic, with many new launches already announced. Here is international motoring expert Eric Bottrell’s selection of the Top Ten most important cars to look forward to in Paris. SPORTS CARS Mazda MX-5 What will be the star ofContinue Reading

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It may still be six months away from launch, but Volvo are keen to build interest in the replacement for the popular XC90. As well as styling concepts, shadowy silhouettes and near-as-damn-it concept cars on motorshow floors, Volvo has now revealed details of the production-ready interior. More luxurious than anythingContinue Reading

Top Ten 2013 665x297 Phil Huff FrontSeatDriver.co.uk

The last twelve months have been fantastic for car fans the world over, with some incredible machinery coming to the market. I’ve been fortunate enough to get behind the wheel of 121 different new cars over the year, some of which you’ll find reviews of on these pages, alongside otherContinue Reading

The London Congestion Charge is less about making the roads more free flowing and more about reducing pollution, allowing cars in free if they produce less than 100g/km of CO2. However, as manufacturers make ever more efficient motors, that limit has had to drop. From today, therefore, you’ll need toContinue Reading

Volvo’s new V40 range has been warmly received, with the premium hatch offering a range of cars markedly different from those from Audi and BMW, but without alienating their existing customers.

I’m quite fond of a glass or two of Scotch. It’s a drink that gets better with age, the whiskey maturing in barrels for years, absorbing the flavours trapped in the oak. It starts off strong, but as it develops those flavours in the cask the whiskey mellows, leaving aContinue Reading

There’s still another five days of the Geneva Motor Show left to run, but all the European premieres and debuts have now taken place. There’s been 131 of them in total, and we’ll be showing you all of them. Here’s part five, Skoda through to Volvo…