The  Range Rover Evoque convertible SUV is displayed during the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The show may not have been the busiest in terms of new metal heading for Irish roads, but there is a scramble among carmakers for US market share a(...)

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg bounced back from the error that ended his championship hopes in Austin to win Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix. Rosberg controlled the race, (...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germa at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City Photograph: AP Photo/Moises Castillo

Nico Rosberg will start on pole position for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after edging out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg was 0.188 second(...)

A married couple who decided to buy a lottery ticket when passing a newsagent in Co Clare have won a €5.3 million jackpot.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times.

A married couple who decided to buy a lottery ticket when passing a newsagent in Co Clare have won a €5.3 million jackpot. The pair have been playing(...)

A replica of a Ferrari Formula One car is seen in Santiago, Chile

Ferrari priced its initial public offering at the top of expectations on Tuesday, raising $893 million, as drivers enamored with the luxury sports car(...)

 Fiat Chrysler is expected to list its luxury sports car unit Ferrari in the second part of October. (Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

Enzo Ferrari was so determined to protect his young son from the dangers of motor sport, that he ordered his workers not to let the boy sit in team c(...)

Enda Flanagan, Aaron Hannon, Paul Flynn and Robert Grimes, all from St Muredach’s College, Ballina, Co Mayo

Irish students will be battling it out with the pick of the globe’s up-and-coming motor racing enthusiasts in Singapore in two weeks’ time. The F1 in (...)

Is Mercedes’ IAA concept the best car of the Frankfurt show?

When the bosses of Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen start name-checking major political events in their motor show speeches, you know you are at a differe(...)

Mercedes razzmattazz ahead of its press conference this morning

It is, perhaps, time to pause for a cup of tea and something small to eat. A chance to rest aching soles of feet and find a replacement notebook. The (...)

The biennial Frankfurt motor show is massive, easily the most vast of motor shows, with the combined halls measuring more than 1.6km in length

It’s time to get your skates on for the biennial Frankfurt motor show, and that’s not just a cheery turn of phrase – the show is massive, easily the (...)