Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A cost-saving innovation for the construction industry, developed by a west of Ireland engineering firm, has won the overall prize at this year’s Iri(...)

New car sales are up by over 30 per cent based on both registration and licensing figures for the first three months of 2015

The number of new cars taxed for the first time during the first three months of this year is up 33.5 per cent on the same period last year. By the en(...)

Volkswagen has its nose in front in the Irish new car sales market, ahead of rivals Toyota.

New car sales were up 30 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to last year, with 64,716 new cars registered up to the end of March. Volkswag(...)

A new Citroën DS5 with a vintage Citroën DS (left) at the International Motor Show in Geneva last month. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Can you countenance a premium French car brand? History suggests the public are a little sceptical about such things. While there have been some obvio(...)

The Lexus RC-F: Has the dramatic look to turn heads and the meaty performance to prove that Lexus knows how to pack a punch

Akio Toyoda is a petrolhead. It’s easy to forget that traitin the man at the wheel of the Toyota auto giant, amid all the engineering activity arou(...)

The Google offices  on  Barrow Street, Dublin:  Ireland is home to headquarters for 29 out of 30 of the world’s largest data firms,  making the Irish Data Protection Commissioner   a heavyweight player in regulating data issues for those companies’ operations throughout the EU. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Decades ago cynics held the view that you shouldn’t say anything over the phone that you wouldn’t want repeated over tea at the local telephone exchan(...)

Maybe it wasn’t just the lack of grub that got to Jeremy Clarkson, and perhaps the thought of having to turn into a tech hack in the future pushed him(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

The new Volkswagen Passat at the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Volkswagen’s new Passat has won the prestigious car of the year title in Europe. The German family saloon was awarded 340 points by the panel of inter(...)