Kia  wants to take on, specifically, the BMW 3 Series, showcasing its ambitions with the Nova concept

We know now that Hyundai has its eyes squarely on the prize of snatching premium-badge sales from BMW and Audi, and will later this year launch its ne(...)

Mini USA’s  Super Bowl 50 “Defy Labels” ad spot featuring tennis star Serena Williams.

Advertisers played it safe and light with the most expensive ever Super Bowl ad slots on Sunday, shunning previous years’ attempts to be outrageous, (...)

Takata Corp: Since August 2010, more than 40 million cars across several brands have been recalled because of potential safety concerns over Takata parts.  Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Defective parts from a relatively obscure Japanese supplier continue to tarnish the reputations of car brands and infuriate industry executives. Sin(...)

January new car registrations were up nearly 34%  on the same month last year

As an economic bellwether, buoyant new car sales are a major consumer indicator. Similarly the sales of new commercial vehicles shows increased activi(...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

Barry Napier:  high-profile investor

There is a bit of a row brewing over at Cubic Telecom, high-profile investor Barry Napier’s mobile technology company, backed by Audi and Qualcomm. (...)

Actresses Kelly Thornton and Nika McGuigan at the Programme launch for The Audi Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

The programme for the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival was launched on Thursday evening at Whelan’s on Camden Street. Gráinne Humphreys,(...)

Porsche has responded to the fall off in Boxster sales  with a new four-cylinder turbo flat-four, in either 2.0-litre or 2.5-litre capacities.

The announcement of a new Jaguar or Porsche would be decently sized news all on its own, as would official details and images of a new Opel sports cou(...)

Audi: top choice for Irish drivers

Irish motorists do not support moves to link motoring fines with a person’s income. The survey of 6,255 motorists in Ireland by insurance firm 123.ie(...)

Jaguar XF: tweaks on new model are minor when it comes to the aesthetics

The XF is the car that saved Jaguar. We might not recognise it right now, but in the annals of the big cat’s history, the XF will be a turning point.(...)