Sergio Marchionne, CEO of of Fiat Chrysler: If Tesla can show me that the car will be profitable at that price, I will copy the formula, add the Italian design flair and get it to the market within 12 months.”

A war of words is breaking out between two combative car company bosses. On one side is Elon Musk, the current innovation golden boy, and the man behi(...)

Testing times: The Equa air quality index tests are carried out by an independent firm called Emissions Analytics

In what may be regarded as something of a turning point for Volkswagen after its diesel emissions scandal, many of the German car giant’s current Eur(...)

This is the firt time Germany has hit back at notion Volkswagen was a lone emissions dodger. Photograph: AP

Volkswagen is first among equals in the car industry when it comes to manipulating emissions to seem more environmentally friendly, according to Germa(...)

An  Applegreen service station  in Co Cork was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night.  File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí in Cork have appealed to the public for assistance following an armed raid on a filling station on the outskirts of the city in which staff wer(...)

Last year, we found that Fiat and Starbucks and a number of companies in Belgium had received illegal state aid in the form of selective tax advantages.  Photograph: Alan Betson

In the fall-out from the Panama Papers, one of the issues that has rocketed up the agenda is the question of tax transparency. Today, the European Com(...)

Ryanair: airline closed down nearly 1 per cent to €13.30 as the stock continued to be affected by lower oil prices. Photograph:  Alan Betson

European stocks fell for the fourth time in six days on Thursday led by declines in banks and carmakers. Already the worst performers among industry (...)

Luca de Meo, President of the Seat Executive Committee

Seat, the Spanish car maker long since owned by the Volkswagen Group, has posted its first yearly profit since 2008. The company, with its headquarter(...)

Cathy Kearney, Apple vice-president for operations based in Cork: “We’ve paid every cent of tax that’s due in Ireland. We don’t feel that there has been State aid.”

The European Commission has sought extra information from Irish tax authorities relating to the ongoing investigation into Apple’s tax arrangements in(...)

Europan Commission

As governments sign up to tighter rules on cross-border taxation practices at OECD level, there has also been an increased focus on multinational tax(...)

At some level it makes sense. A multinational company, with subsidiaries all around the world and therefore subject to a host of different corporate (...)