Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

The new VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid at the Brussels Motor Show this week: majority of VW owners are unfazed by recent scandal. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

More than three quarters of Volkswagen owners remain loyal to the German car brand despite the recent emissions scandal, with 78 per cent stating that(...)

Predictions for May: The new Amazon Prime motoring series begins, and the first episode consists entirely of Jeremy Clarkson speaking directly to the camera and “just saying what’s on his mind.” Three international incidents, a dozen lawsuits and one minor war result, along with a vendetta against Clarkson from Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Neil Briscoe dusted off his crystal ball to foresee the year ahead - but his predictions are about as likely to arrive as flying cars January Volksw(...)

At last autumn’s Frankfurt motor show, two Korean brands butted up against each other in the corner of one of the vast halls. Kia, an increasingly sm(...)

A 2010 photo shows the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. New EU guidelines mean goods from settlement areas must be clearly marked as settlement products and not just “Made in Israel”. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP

Israel has reacted angrily to Wednesday’s European Union decision to label Israeli products manufactured beyond the 1967 Green Line, suspending the po(...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)

Jason Campbell from Tallaght in December 2006. He has been sentenced to four years in prison.  File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A man who raided his local post office and a doctor’s surgery six weeks after being released from a 10-year jail term for robbery has been sentenced t(...)

PSA Peugeot Citroen is close to securing a deal that would allow it to build cars in India in factories owned by the Tata Group

PSA Peugeot Citroen is close to securing a deal that would allow it to build cars in India in factories owned by the Tata Group. According to India’s(...)

A BMW X3, Opel Zafira Tourer and Citroen C4 Picasso were all tested under real world conditions by the International Council on Climate Change (ICCT) and all were found to be emitting more than the official limits for nitrogen oxide (NOx)

As the scandal over Volkswagen’s ‘gaming’ of its emissions tests runs on and on, other car makers are being drawn inexorably into the mix. Environment(...)

Peugeot’s 508RXH: end of the road for the diesel hybrid version

Peugeot and Citroen both made waves when they introduced diesel-electric four-wheel-drive hybrids, featuring on the 3008, 508 estate and DS5 models. (...)