New Opel Astra: will arrive in Ireland in late autumn

After multiple spy shots, preview drives and leaked images, Opel has finally released its official images of the next generation Astra. The car will (...)

I grew up in an era when under-age petrolheads dreamed of getting a licence and owning a Peugeot 205 GTi or a Renault 5 GT Turbo. We were a simple (...)

Audi’s behemoth doesn’t seem so big anymore. With its enormous grille, like a garden gate welded to the front of a small tank, the first generation(...)

Honda is to recall another 4.8 million cars globally to replace potentially fatal air bag inflators made by Japan’s Takata Corp, already at the cent(...)

Toyota and Nissan recalling thousands of cars: The move is the latest in a series of recalls involving airbag inflators made by Japanese parts supplier Takata.

Toyota and Nissan are recalling thousands of cars in Ireland as part of a global recall of 6.5 million vehicles over potentially faulty airbags. The m(...)

In the midst of the multimillion euro fanfare surrounding the introduction of the Jaguar XE, it’s easy to forget that its target market is the midd(...)

According to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), 65,709 new private cars were taxed for the first time between January and April.

The number of new cars on our roads rose 28.5 per cent over the first four months compared to the same period last year. According to figures from t(...)

Ford’s new Mustang fastback - the raucous noise and taut chassis made it incredible fun to drive on German roads

Michael McAleer, Motoring editorJim Farley, Ford’s boss in Europe tells the tale of a teenage summer spent working in a factory in California that reb(...)

Spare a thought for the troubled parents who find themselves pushed from the premium car market due to a profusion of progeny. This is the prem(...)

Slim and sporty: the new Opel Astra takes to the forest roads between France and Germany

We’re threading along narrow forest roads that criss-cross between France and Germany. Every 10 minutes or so, the signs change from one lingua to the(...)