Some 80 per cent of Volvo customes shop online, according to research from the company which also suggest many will do the same for cars in the future

Volvo has said it will start selling vehicles online as it rolls out new models to compete with German luxury rivals such as BMW. The Swedish carmaker(...)

BMW chief executive Norbert Reithofer will become chairman of the carmaker’s supervisory board. Photograph: Tobias Hase/EPA

German carmaker BMW and larger rival Volkswagen announced surprise changes to top management on Tuesday, with the veteran CEO of the Munich-based luxu(...)

The new Discovery Sport is the replacement for the outgoing Freelander model.

Somewhere on the side of an Icelandic hill sits a €70,000 new Land Rover Discovery Sport, abandoned and entombed in icy snow. As I write this from the(...)

Lars Himmer will move from  VW in Germany where he is head of group sales strategy

After some weeks of speculation following the departure of former MD Simon Elliot, Volkswagen Group Ireland has announced who its new boss is going to(...)

Volkswagen Group Ireland’s new managing director Lars Himmer said he believed the company could grow its market share here

Lars Himmer has been appointed as the new managing director of Volkswagen Group Ireland to replace Simon Elliot who left the company in September to t(...)

Prologue concept brings wide grilles back to Audi design.

Usually when we see a new concept car it is significant in that it is a preview of a single important new model. This, the Audi Prologue concept, unve(...)

Martin Winterkorn,Volkswagen chief executive:   says the investment plan will help it become “the leading automotive group in both ecological and economic terms”. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg

Volkswagen is to invest €85.6 billion ($106 billion) in its automotive operations over the next five years to push foreign expansion, new models and t(...)

The BMW i5 seems to be winning the race to put ‘hydrogen’ cars into commercial production

After pushing electric power in the i3 and hybrid urge in the i8, expect BMW’s next “i” model to be hydrogen-powered.Germany’s carmakers are locked in(...)

Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

EXECUTIVE CARS Best in class: BMW 5 Series It’s another case here of rivals getting closer and closer to a BMW product but never quite(...)

Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)