Mercedes E-Class. ‘The ride is perfectly smooth and unruffled, yet without an ounce of slop to the body control. It really is dynamically something of a masterclass.’

How can Mercedes Ireland, as a privately-owned car importer, compete with its two great rivals BMW and Audi, which in Ireland are owned and operated b(...)

Former Aston Martin designer Henrif Fisker: His company folded after 4,000 Karma plug-in hybrids had been built and sold, but now he’s back on more familiar territory – designing a custom-built body for existing mechanicals

He was, along with Ian Callum, responsible for the design revolution that turned Aston Martin from moribund maker of grand tourers into a brand repeat(...)

The  mass-market Model 3:  in just a few days since this unfinished, untested new electric saloon was first revealed to the public, Tesla has taken 325,000 orders for it. Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters

Tesla is calling it “the week that electric vehicles went mainstream” and it’s certainly looking as if the California-based upstart start-up has open(...)

Yes. It really is a new Porsche 911. I know, I know – the design department phoned it in, right? Actually, perhaps not. Get up close and personal wit(...)

Mazda’s last rotary, used in the RX-8 sports coupe in 2012: the design had heavy oil consumption and generally lousy economy to deal with

Mazda has filed a patent application with the US authorities for a new design of rotary engine which could see the high-revving, lightweight powerplan(...)

 Ferrari 355 S Scaglietti racing car: sold at auction in Paris in February, the 355 S had been raced by none other than Stirling Moss

Just a year ago, it seemed that old cars had joined old paintings and old wine as the safe bet for investment cash, assuming you had any. While the h(...)

I can only blame for this a misspent youth in west Cork. Not in snooker halls (there was only one), nor public bars (plenty of those but I was never m(...)

Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer of PSA Peugeot Citroen, has promised that between now and 2021 his two vehicle brands (three if you count Citroen’s luxury DS spinoff) will launch 26 new passenger cars and eight new commercial vehicles including a pickup truck for the burgeoning one-tonne market.

PSA Peugeot Citroen seems to have shaken off the last shackles of its recession worries and is striking ahead with an ambitious plan dubbed ‘Push To P(...)

UK car imports: Irish consumers thinking of buying an import have been told to “grab the opportunity now because no one knows what could actually happen in the event of a Brexit”. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The June 23rd vote on a potential exit from the European Union by the United Kingdom will have far reaching consequences for the Irish economy, not le(...)

Back from the dead: the XKSS will return next year to mark the 60th anniversary of Jaguar’s original XKSS

Jaguar has confirmed it will bring its classic XKSS sports car back from the dead and nine of the 1950s classics will be rebuilt with a price tag star(...)