The shortlist for this year’s Car of the year 2015 has been announced. Making thefinal cut are: BMW’s 2 Series Active Tourer; Citroen’s C4 Cactus; the(...)

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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 (...)

Lars Himmer will move from  VW in Germany where he is head of group sales strategy

After some weeks of speculation following the departure of former MD Simon Elliot, Volkswagen Group Ireland has announced who its new boss is going to(...)

Fiat is finally building up to an oft-delayed return to the mainstream European hatchback market with a Turkish-built replacement for the ageing Bravo(...)

Judge Jacqueline Linnane said some addresses given  were of little use to clients since they were invariably accountants’ offices. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A judge has told financial institutions they will have to provide real people, and not just faceless voices at the end of a call-centre phone, to deal(...)

Smythson, a very British brand whose famous past fans include Katharine Hepburn, Sigmund Freud and Hardy Amies, has an Irish design director with s(...)

The BMW i5 seems to be winning the race to put ‘hydrogen’ cars into commercial production

After pushing electric power in the i3 and hybrid urge in the i8, expect BMW’s next “i” model to be hydrogen-powered.Germany’s carmakers are locked in(...)

Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

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Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)