Judges for Innovation Awards 2015 (front, from left) Dr Bernadette McGahon, Tim Brundle and Marion Boland, and back row (from left) Niall Campbell, Pat Daly and Frank Roche. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

Guilt-free chocolate, a revolutionary new music creation app and a host of disruptive new cost-saving advances in medicine, engineering and tech are j(...)

As part of the build-up to the 2006 World Cup in Germany, Berlin hosted a striking exhibition entitled the “Walk of Ideas”, comprising six enormous(...)

Lexus sales staff must have shed a few tears of joy at the sight of shining new NXs in the showrooms. It’s a much-needed new model to a range strug(...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

 Toyotas at the Shanghai  automobile industry exhibition. The company  is likely to miss its  objective of selling more than 1.1 million vehicles in China because of a faster-than-anticipated economic slowdown. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Nearly 8,000 new cars were registered in the first six days of the year, up 30.5 per cent on the same period last year. There were 7,922 new cars regi(...)

Renault’s first Twingo arrived in the early 1980s as a motoring response to Europe’s economic malaise. Plus ça change. As car firms continue to oversu(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman Seán Fleming said the 2014 supplementary estimate of €1.2 billion was the biggest of its kind in the history of the State. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government had already exited the EU support required during the difficult years since taking office, Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan How(...)

Irish customers concerned over the safety of their airbags are advised to contact their nearest franchised dealer

With rumours swirling of major auto industry executives looking themselves in a Detroit hotel room to thrash out details of how to deal with the ever-(...)

The shortlist for this year’s Car of the year 2015 has been announced. Making thefinal cut are: BMW’s 2 Series Active Tourer; Citroen’s C4 Cactus; the(...)

The new Discovery Sport is the replacement for the outgoing Freelander model.

Somewhere on the side of an Icelandic hill sits a €70,000 new Land Rover Discovery Sport, abandoned and entombed in icy snow. As I write this from the(...)