Renault was the most popular car licensed during November, accounting for 11 per cent of all sales during th emonth.

New car sales rose by 12.1 per cent in November, with 1,465 cars licensed during the month. However the sale of second-hand imported cars fell by 6.9 (...)

Renault has lent to over 12,000 Irish motorists since it introduced its banking arm to Ireland.

Renault has lent more than €200 million to 12,000 Irish motorists over the last four years through its finance arm. The French car firm, which directl(...)

Datsun was specifically relaunched for emerging markets but those markets aren’t loving the brand.

Nissan relaunched its old Datsun brand last year as a budget car for emerging markets, concentrating in the short term on Russia, India and Indonesia (...)

Opel’s new city car will be called Karl, after one of the three sons of founder Adam Opel.

Opel has announced the name of its new city car, a model that will replace the defunct Agila in the lineup. Following on from the naming of Opel’s Min(...)

GM is eyeing a small SUV and a compact car at similar price points to Dacia as part of the move towards the entry-level segment. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

General Motors plans to enter Europe’s entry-level car market with a line of low-cost models as it seeks to claw back market share lost to budget riv(...)

All-new Escort is for China only. For now.

Ford has shown a production version of its new Escort in Beijing. It’s the first car to wear the Escort badge since 2000, and is aimed at Chine(...)

European car sales on the up but at the cost of major discounts.

In the seventh consecutive monthly gain for European car registration figures, sales climbed by 10 per cent in March, compared to the same mont(...)

Nissan boss reckons its new Datsun gives it a good chance in a Russian market wracked by instability.

While Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen are all publicly expressing concern about the situation in Russia, it would seem that Nissan is forgi(...)

The Dacia Sandero Stepway: some stick-on plastic bits and taller springs do not a 4x4 make

Let us consider the very large. In the whole visible universe, or at least the bits of it that our Earthly telescopes have swept, the biggest s(...)

Peugeot is taking on 600 new staff at its Paris plant  to keep up with demand for the new 308

French car makers, and Peugeot in particular, will be heartened by figures released this week which show that the market for new cars in Europe(...)