Adrian Yeates, managing director of Volvo Cars Ireland, in the new XC90: “Safety will always be our number one concern, and that has a conservative dimension, but now we want to go over and above that with a focus on design.”

Volvo held a “first look” event in Dublin this week for its new XC90 SUV – billed as “a new chapter” in its design history. The choice of venue, the B(...)

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Boom models include the Jeep Renegade (above), Renault’s Captur and the BMW X5

The once-troubled European car market has just posted its biggest sales rise in six years, with 1.166 million new cars sold in April.Now in its 20th c(...)

The tightly cropped over-the-shoulder shot of the 3.0 CSL Hommage

BMW has both history and history with the concours event at Villa d’Este in Italy. The glamorous day out in the sun for classic cars of impeccable (...)

By 2020, 50 per cent of value creation will be based on apps, software, electronic systems and digital services, Audi sales chief Luca de Meo said.

Audi expects that electronics and digital features will become just as important as sheer horsepower for global carmakers as they brace for a fundamen(...)

A car dashboard displaying HERE software

The contest for Nokia’s maps business HERE has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third gr(...)

Audi’s behemoth doesn’t seem so big anymore. With its enormous grille, like a garden gate welded to the front of a small tank, the first generation(...)

Over 90 per cent of buyers who financed their new car with a PCP (Personal Contract Plan) from VW Bank in 2012 are opting for another PCP when their contracts mature. Photo: Bloomberg

Over 90 per cent of buyers who financed their new car with a PCP (Personal Contract Plan) from VW Bank in 2012 are opting for another PCP when their c(...)

Porsche’s new, smaller Panamera will draw on the looks of this concept car

Porsche has plans not only for a four-door saloon smaller than the current Panamera, but is also plotting to take that model (so-far dubbed the Pajun,(...)