Friends actor Matt LeBlanc with Chris Evans and The Stig, as LeBlanc is to be one of the new presenters of Top Gear.

Former star of the Friends TV show Matt LeBlanc has been announced by the BBC as one of Chris Evans’ co-hosts for the new series of Top Gear, which wi(...)

Volkswagen Financial Services, a bank owned by Volkswagen, in Braunschweig, Germany. Volkswagen Financial Services has helped VW’s growth, but its focus on the company’s cars could endanger profits if the emissions-cheating scandal continues to undercut sales. (Gordon Welters/The New York Times)

Volkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Europe’s largest banks, and its loan portfolio appears vulnerable to the (...)

January new car registrations were up nearly 34%  on the same month last year

As an economic bellwether, buoyant new car sales are a major consumer indicator. Similarly the sales of new commercial vehicles shows increased activi(...)

The new Ford Mustang: finally taking to Irish roads in right-hand drive

Cars are driven with prejudice. There is always a pre-conceived notion of the owner behind the wheel. A middle-aged man in a 2005 Merc suggests a one-(...)

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 (...)

California is finalising the rules needed to allow everyday use of self-driving cars. Photograph: The New York Times

Google envisions a world where a blind man can get in his car alone and tell it to take him to the grocery store. California regulators say self-drivi(...)

Jaguar XF: tweaks on new model are minor when it comes to the aesthetics

The XF is the car that saved Jaguar. We might not recognise it right now, but in the annals of the big cat’s history, the XF will be a turning point.(...)

The hot hatch market has just got a whole lot more interesting with the arrival of Honda’s 310bhp Civic Type R.

The hot hatch market has just got a whole lot more interesting with the arrival of Honda’s Civic Type R. TheType R packs a punch, with an impressive 3(...)

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(...)

At first, it lulls you into a false sense of security. Maybe it’s the bright blue (powder blue, really) paint job or the fact that the wheel arches do(...)