Tag: Volvo

Volvo XC60 T8

Volvo XC60 T8

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  I’m in with the in crowd. If there’s one car franchise who in 2018 can seem to do no wrong, it’s Volvo. New launches such as the XC40 & V60 have been very well received & as the UK government stumbles around in the dark, trying to work out if diesel engines are the […]

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Volvo V90

Volvo V90

| June 6, 2018

  Scandi drama. What Scandi drama ? Having a car buying history with Swedish cars, albeit with purchasing a couple of Saab’s & not Volvo’s, I have always had a soft spot for all things Swede. From Henning Mankell’s Wallander, to TV’s The Killing, to Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman. ‘Scandic-Noir’ & their attitude to […]

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Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40

| March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s fitting in the year when the classic film Mary Poppins is being re made, that Swedish pioneers Volvo have launched a new model the XC40, that is practically perfect in every way. Back in 1959, Volvo designed & patented the three-point seat belt that was launched in the Volvo Amazon & PV 544 on […]

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Volvo XC60 D4

Volvo XC60 D4

| March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

  House of Cards It’s not often that I become addicted to a TV show, with only a few over the past decade keeping my interest until a series end. I loved the Sopranos, Mad Men & Dexter. I’ve not mentioned any UK TV series yet, primarily because few last for more than six episodes […]

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Volvo XC90 T8

Volvo XC90 T8

| March 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Twin Engine or not Twin Engine ? That is the question. When we drove the Volvo XC90 back in 2015, to say we liked it was an understatement. However, back then we tested the diesel version & as readers will know, diesels are currently at their lowest ever rating amongst car buyers. Step forward […]

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Volvo S90

Volvo S90

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Abba Arrival Having a car buying history with Swedish cars, albeit with purchasing a couple of Saab’s & not Volvo’s, I have always had a soft spot for all things Swede. From Henning Mankell’s Wallander, to TV’s The Killing, to Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman. ‘Scandic-Noir’ & their attitude to design appeals to my senses. […]

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Volvo V40

Volvo V40

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Volvo V40 D2 Momentum Where Saab failed to move with the times, launching an exec saloon when a family hatch was required, Volvo have had no such problems. Volvo Cars was owned by AV Volvo until 1999, when it was acquired by Ford. Unable to see the long term benefit of the brand, it […]

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Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

  The car that kicked the hornets nest Regular Company Car readers will know from our reviews that there is not a safer car on the road than a Volvo. Indeed, Volvo’s recent mission statement was that it wanted to eliminate occupant death in all of it’s models by 2020, something that Saab also strove […]

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Volvo V70

Volvo V70

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Volvo V70 D3 Manual SE Nav Found in almost every modern car, the conventional “three point” seat belt (where the chest as well as the lap is restrained by an additional strap) was invented by Volvo 56 years ago. Initially Volvo’s wonderful new system was only fitted as standard to cars for the Swedish […]

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Volvo V60 D4

Volvo V60 D4

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Volvo V60 D4 SE. Copenhagen to Stockholm   Back in 1990, a Hollywood movie called ‘Crazy People, starred Dudley Moore as Emory Leeson, an advertising executive who experiences a nervous breakdown. He designs a series of “truthful” advertisements, blunt and bawdy and of no use to his boss Drucker’s firm. One of his colleagues […]

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