Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)

Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany crosses the finish line to win the Le Mans 24-hour

Once more Le Mans 24 hours proved to be the pinnacle of motorsport: pitting man and man-made machine against the laws of nature and ever more rigorous(...)

Dancing girls at the unveiling of the Jaguar media conference on April 1st, during the New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Photograph: Don Emmertdon/AFP

Detroit may be where cars are made, but New York is becoming the town to show them off. Just look around at the New York International Auto Show. Hond(...)

Battery version of the Karl should be on sale by 2018

Before the first petrol-engined versions have even been released to the public, Opel is prepping an electric version of the new Karl city car, which s(...)

From left: Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott look on as Yolanda King, daughter of Martin Luther King III, shakes hands with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

When Martin Luther King dreamt, he wished for a world of equality where the content of one’s character would trump the colour of one’s skin. An ugly s(...)

The 2016 Audi AG Q7 sports utility vehicle. European car sales rose 4.9 per cent in December from a year earlier

European car sales in 2014 rose for the first time in seven years on demand for low-cost motors from Renault and Volkswagen. The gradual revival from (...)

Porsche 918 Spyder automobile on show at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

in Detroit When they turn up the bright lights and loud music at Detroit’s Cobo Center, for the city’s annual motor show, it can seem a world awa(...)

Havana living: a  man smoking a cigar
Going local in Cuba
  • Travel
  • January 10, 2015, 12:00

As our taxi worked its way into Havana from the airport I was immediately struck by the crumbling streets and faded but stunningly elegant pastel- hue(...)

Made from high-strength caron-reinforced polymer, the F015 is a little lower, shorter and wider than a current S-Class but around 40 per cent lighter 2:06

Mercedes’ new autonomous driving concept, which features a lounge-like interior with facing seats, has taken the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CE(...)

Ireland is the 14th most expensive country in the world for petrol, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES)

If you think filling up your car with petrol in Ireland is too expensive you may be right. According to research compiled by Bloomberg, Ireland is the(...)