Trading up: if you’re tired of the jalopy in the front yard, it may be time to take the plunge and buy a new car

Thinking of buying a new car in 2015? Well you are not alone. In fact, you are probably in the company of at least 100,000 other people, which makes (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Upgraded twins: among the improvements on old models is a CO2 emissions figure that is at least 20 per cent better

It wasn’t that long ago that anything bursting through the standing kilometre sprint in less than 23 seconds could safely be assumed to be a svelte(...)

The Mercedes-Benz  G-Code

Germany’s premium brands are setting themselves up to fight over ever-higher volumes by sliding new models beneath the bottom ends of their current li(...)

Tesla Model S: priced at €100,000, three have been registered in Ireland this year

While most car makers have been developing pure electric and hybrid models for the past decade, it has seemed as if most of their efforts were lip-s(...)

BMW head of sales Ian Robertson: market for sports cars collapsed after global financial crisis

BMW has said sports cars may never find as many buyers as they did in the market’s glory days before the global recession. “The sports-car market is r(...)

Helen Noble (42), of Killballyowen, Aughrim, Co Wicklow has settled her High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

A woman who claimed she suffered chronic carbon monoxide poisoning due to an alleged oil leak from the turbo charger of her brand new BMW Mini Clubman(...)