Prepping for its 75th anniversary next year, Jeep is one of those brands that has things you don’t quite expect, including an off-road ability that allows it to climb to the summit of an active volcano

I have something of an awkward relationship with volcanoes. The last time a spewing torrent of liquid magma and I crossed paths, it was the famous er(...)

Predictions for May: The new Amazon Prime motoring series begins, and the first episode consists entirely of Jeremy Clarkson speaking directly to the camera and “just saying what’s on his mind.” Three international incidents, a dozen lawsuits and one minor war result, along with a vendetta against Clarkson from Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Neil Briscoe dusted off his crystal ball to foresee the year ahead - but his predictions are about as likely to arrive as flying cars January Volksw(...)

Fiat Tipo: a Fiat Ireland insider said it is “big, it’s well-made and comfy, and it will be a lot cheaper than the main opposition”.

Fiat’s new Tipo saloon and hatchback will be significantly cheaper than any rivals when they arrive on sale in the summer of 2016. A Fiat Ireland i(...)

Clarkson: I can’t imagine anyone in the world flying more than I do. Terminal 5 ought to be my address.
At lunch with Jeremy Clarkson
  • Motors
  • December 18, 2015, 20:45

Brace yourself for a scoop, dear reader. The most famous petrolhead on the planet has accepted my invitation to lunch. Given the run of his dealings(...)

Walter de Silva: Italian car designer recently retired from the Volkswagen group

As if proving there is no such thing as an overnight success, Walter Maria de Silva first joined the ranks of professional automotive designers when (...)

The  Range Rover Evoque convertible SUV is displayed during the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The show may not have been the busiest in terms of new metal heading for Irish roads, but there is a scramble among carmakers for US market share a(...)

The figures for Fiat show the firm recorded an operating profit of €558,000 for 2014, compared with a €37,000 loss for 2013. Photographer: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

The Irish subsidiary of Italian car firm Fiat last year returned to profit for the first time since 2000. Accounts for Fiat Group Automobiles Ireland(...)

It should have been an Alfa: Fiat has released the first official photos and details of the new 124 Spider, which was originally meant to be an  Alfa Romeo

Fiat has released the first official photos and details of the new 124 Spider ahead of its upcoming debut at the Los Angeles motor show. The c(...)

 Andrea Bocelli in full voice at the launch of the Alfa Romeo Giulia in June. The car’s on-sale date has reportedly been pushed back  between three and six months

Alfa Romeo is reportedly pushing back the on-sale date for its crucial new Giulia saloon by between three and six months. The date-shift is being bla(...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)