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(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH ended the day down 0.44 per cent at €25.62

European shares fell yesterday, with the Spanish and Greek stock markets hit by concerns about Greece’s debt problems and a poor local election resul(...)

People celebrate the results of leftist parties at the townhall square after the Spanish regional and local elections in Valencia, Spain

European stock markets edged lower early on Monday, tracking losses in the US market after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the cent(...)

US Senator Bill Nelson shows off an airbag during a hearing last year of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on issues with Takata airbags.

Takata, the Japanese car component manufacturer plagued by safety problems with its airbags, on Tuesday agreed with US regulators to mount what could (...)

Toyota and Nissan recalling thousands of cars: The move is the latest in a series of recalls involving airbag inflators made by Japanese parts supplier Takata.

Toyota and Nissan are recalling thousands of cars in Ireland as part of a global recall of 6.5 million vehicles over potentially faulty airbags. The m(...)

Jeep will revive the Grand Wagoneer name for a super-luxe Range Rover rival.

Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has confirmed, obliquely, that Jeep is working on a luxury model to rival the Range Rover and Mercedes GLS. Set t(...)

The European Commission’s investigation into Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland has been delayed.European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager(...)

Sergio Marchionne wants to find a new owner or partner for Fiat but it’s a tall financial order

The turnaround at Fiat over the past decade has been little short of startling. Back in 2005, Fiat was burning through cash like there was a bush f(...)

Lancia-based Chrysler Ypsilon has utterly failed to attract Irish customers.

It has been among the longest set of death throes ever, but Fiat has finally decided to pull the plug on European sales of the Chrysler brand. The cla(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)