Many customers  focusing on cost control and unwilling to finance  large marketing campaigns, WPP’s chief executive Martin Sorrell said on release of first quarter results. Photograph: Alan Betson.

WPP said 2015 would continue to be “demanding” after sales growth at the world’s largest advertising company slowed last quarter. The London-based fir(...)

Sergio Marchionne wants to find a new owner or partner for Fiat but it’s a tall financial order

The turnaround at Fiat over the past decade has been little short of startling. Back in 2005, Fiat was burning through cash like there was a bush f(...)

The average premium car today has more than a mile of cables, between 50 and 70 control units and the computing power of 20 advanced PCs. But only (...)

Citroen Ireland claims that you would have to cover 136,000km to break even on buying a diesel.

So, how many of us made a mistake? When the then coalition government of Fianna Fail and the Greens flipped the Vehicle Registration Tax and Motor Tax(...)

End of the road: Belfast-Waterford-Dublin-Waterford-Belfast, over the course of four days. By the end I was deaf, my left leg had developed a cramping twitch and my wallet was sucked dry by the 25mpg thirst.

If they’ve put up a special museum exhibit all about you, it probably means you’re old now. I wonder if that’s how the late, great Nelson Mandela felt(...)

Take-up of high-tech car safety systems is far lower among Irish buyers than it is across Europe

European car buyers are becoming ever more safety-conscious and are prepared to put down hard cash to underline that fact. According to a new custo(...)

Handout photo issued by PSNI of a Ford Fiesta, after a Kyle Neil was found dead in the boot of the car. Photograph: PA

A 26-year-old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with murdering a man whose body was found in the boot of a car.Wesley (...)

Photo issued by the PSNI of a blue Ford Fiesta, similar to the one in which the body of Kyle Neil (23) was found in south Belfast, after what Northern Ireland police describe as a ‘frenzied’ knife attack. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A man found dead in the boot of a car was the victim of a frenzied knife attack, police in Northern Ireland have said.Kyle Neil (20) was stabbed multi(...)

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(...)

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city. The crash happened shortly after midnight o(...)