Volvo’s Polestar sports brand reveals hybrid Porsche rival


Volvo is best known for building safe family cars that are well suited to a life of lugging Labradors and luggage. But now Polestar, the Swedish
Volvo V90 Cross Country review (2017-on)

Volvo V90 Cross Country review (2017 on)


Volvo knows that not all drivers in need of a large family car want a big, bulky SUV. For the past 20 years, it has sold a large, four-wheel...
New Volvo XC40 can be driven away with phone-style subscription deal

New Volvo XC40 gets phone-style subscription deal


Volvo is riding the crest of a wave right now, and its design department can’t seem to put a foot wrong. The new XC40, which goes on sale today...
Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars

Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars


It doesn't seem that long ago that the Noughties rolled in and some of Hollywood's best-known A-listers tried their hand at evangelicalism, warni
Me and My Motor: Jason Kenny, Olympic cyclist

Me and My Motor: Jason Kenny


Jason Kenny, the six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist, is relaxing trackside. But this isn’t a velodrome, he’s at Silverstone, practising...
Me and My Motor: YolanDa Brown, saxophonist AKA 'the Lewis Hamilton of jazz'

Me and My Motor: YolanDa Brown


With her fusion of jazz, soul and reggae, the saxophonist YolanDa Brown has won two Mobo awards, and performed at the Royal Albert Hall and the W
High voltage: all Volvos will be electric by 2021

All Volvos will be electrified from 2019


Volvo says all the cars it launches from 2019 will be hybrid or electric, with the phasing out of vehicles powered solely by combustion engines.
The Clarkson Review: 2017 Volvo S90

The Clarkson Review: Volvo S90


Ever since I began to write about cars, people of a Jeremy Corbyn persuasion have wondered, out loud and with a lot of spittle, why on earth...
First Drive review: 2017 Volvo XC60

First Drive review: 2017 Volvo XC60


It’s good to know Volvo hasn’t weakened its focus on safety after all these years. The Swedish car maker became known for it preoccupation
The Clarkson Review: 2017 Volvo V90 estate

The Clarkson Review: 2017 Volvo V90 estate


According to my television colleague James May, buying a Volvo is like going to the dentist’s. It’s something you have to do one day, so...
Buyer beware: premium brands make less reliable cars

Named: the posh brands that bring big repair bills


Britain's drivers are embracing used cars like never before. Last year a record 8.2m used motors were snapped up
Car Clinic: Are owners of the new Volvo XC90 reporting many faults?

Car Clinic: Are XC90 owners reporting faults?


I was about to buy a Volvo XC90 when I noticed online reports about faults, plus lots of classifieds for six-month-old models ...
Me and My Motor: Nick and Giles English, founders of Bremont luxury watches

Me and My Motor: Nick and Giles English


Nick and Giles English founded Bremont, maker of precision British-built mechanical watches, in 2002 and sold their first watch in 2007...