Martin Winterkorn, chief executive officer of Volkswagen who is to have his term at the helm lengthened. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Volkswagen plans to extend chief executive officer Martin Winterkorn’s term through the end of 2018, a victory for the carmaker’s top manager after he(...)

Right. Before you read on you should nip out and buy a lottery ticket. The new Audi R8 will cost from €231,500 when it goes on sale, in September. H(...)

New direction: BMW’s next generation of its 4 Series convertible is expected to return to a soft-top

When first launched on the 1995 Mercedes-Benz SLK, the idea of a folding steel roof seemed too obvious and so clever that palms were slapped on forehe(...)

Collapse of Imtech - which has a workforce of more than 22,000 in 35 countries, including Ireland, and annual sales of more than €4 billion - is one of the biggest blows to the Dutch business sector in the seven years since the start of the economic crisis.

Once the darling of the Amsterdam stock exchange, Imtech, one of Europe’s largest engineering and technical services providers, was still hoping on F(...)

Frank Lennon: “We saw it as an opportunity to offer our children the chance of experiencing something different”

When Frank Lennon was head of Audi aftersales in Ireland, his longest commute to see a dealer was two hours by car. Now it’s four hours by plane. (...)

Audi claims the S8’s aluminium space-frame chassis has one of the lowest weights in its class: just 231kg when bare

Audi has broken new ground in the super-saloon power wars by showing off a new S8 that has more than 600hp – 605hp to be exact – and a whopping 750(...)

Skoda has come out on top of the latest JD Power car buyer satisfaction survey

The latest round of JD Power car buyer satisfaction surveys makes for interesting reason, especially for those who’ve recently bought a Skoda or a car(...)

The GLC looks handsome on the road and the fact that the SUV is very capable off road is a nice surprise

German premium carmaker Mercedes Benz is set to make a serious assault on the luxury SUV market with its new GLC. The mid-sized SUV is well styled (...)

Is this the face of future electric Audis? The German carmaker is known to be keen to expand its current plugin-hybrid e-Tron brand into fully electri(...)

Germany’s three premium carmakers will hold equal stakes in Here. Photograph: Getty Images

German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes will pay around €2.5 billion to buy Nokia’s maps business, beating out high-tech rivals for location services (...)