Gardaí in Wexford are appealing for witnesses after a female driver was assaulted and robbed on her way to work early on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Wexford are appealing for witnesses after a female driver was assaulted and robbed by a man impersonating a garda on Wednesday morning. Th(...)

The latest car sales figures gave us a glimpse of a new era in Irish motoring. Not only did we have a new name at the top of the sales league, but th(...)

Ford Ka: first up for the chopping block as the blue oval brand trims its model line-up in Europe

Ford returned to making a profit in Europe in 2015, for the first time since 2011, but the Blue Oval is not sitting on its laurels, and is about to em(...)

Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

 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(...)