Luminosity chief executive Sharon Kavanagh-Banks says the standard of automotive recognition (Soar) system was initially developed as a form of quick and easy stocktaking for vehicle importers who have to deal with huge marshalling yards of cars awaiting delivery to dealers.

With the sudden death of the traditional paper tax disc in the UK, the foot-long strip of paper in our windscreens is coming under increasing scrutin(...)

New RX has more dramatic styling and will come with the option of seven seats, eventually.

Lexus has launched its most important new model for some time with the unveiling of the new RX SUV at the New York motor show. The RX accounts for aro(...)

The choking off of UK imports is killing the Irish used car market.

With new car sales up by almost a third so far this year, over and above the reasonably healthy sales of 2014, you could be forgiven for thinking that(...)

Electric cars could go longer between plugs if LG Chem’s technology works.

Electric cars have had more false dawns than a French & Saunders fancy dress contest. We’ve been told, repeatedly, that battery power is the futur(...)

Magnifying glass at the ready to spot the changes on Jaguar’s new XF.

Meet the new boss, sang The Who, same as the old boss. Has Jaguar been dragging some old 12” LPs out of the back of the cupboard while designing the n(...)

Exit M-Class, enter GLE

Mercedes has culled the M-Class badge from its lineup, for the first time since it introduced its big SUV way back in 1997. The replacement is the GLE(...)

Lantern-jawed styling for the new Vitara

Imagine inventing a brilliant new technology, only to sit back and see it comprehensively overtaken by a tidal wave of competitors, doing it slightly (...)

There was a five per cent drop in the number of used cars imported in January as a result of the euro’s value decreasing

Could buying a new car actually offer genuinely better value right now? It’s certainly possible, because not only is there a plethora of sharp (...)

X5 xDrive40e: new hybrid model gets a 313hp turbo-charged 2.0 litre four-cylinder engine

Describing any BMW X5 as a mundane model sounds a trifle odd, especially one packing cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology, but that is exactly how (...)

Trans-USA drive for Delphi’s robot car, but does an emissions sting in the tail lie in wait for autonomous cars?

Automotive systems supplier Delphi is planning a dramatic demonstration of the current state-of-the-art robot car. The company, independent now aft(...)