Identical twins Kathleen & Sheila Keogan pictured together as young women. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Ireland’s oldest known twins died within a 1½ days of each other last week. Kathleen Keogan from Aughalion, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan died last Friday (...)

When Mazda first introduced the CX-5 crossover in 2012, it was the sort of gamble that has the croupiers of Monaco taking sharp intakes of breath, bef(...)

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has not just spooked public confidence in the cars made by the German car giant, it has rattled drivers who have made the choice to move to diesel power over the past seven years. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal has not just spooked public confidence in cars made by the German car giant, it has rattled to the core those driv(...)

 England coach Stuart Lancaster has taken a big risk by omitting outhalf George Ford for the vital clash with Wales.  Photo:  David Rogers/Getty

Three quarters of the way through England’s opening game against Fiji, Stuart Lancaster made a huge call. On 62 minutes he summoned his quarter back a(...)

As we nudged forward towards the rocky, sandy precipice, the nose of the Evoque bounced vertically down by about a foot and a loud clanging sound issu(...)

Apple is continuing its efforts to create a car, though some of the big questions around the project remain undecided. The company is still working (...)

Familiar face: the new XF looks quite similar to the first-gen model but 83 per cent of the its components are unique to the car

As I turned in for the slow right hander, using the gearshift paddles to urgently slam down through the eight available ratios, I overcooked it all(...)

Fiji scrumhalf Nikola Matawalu drops the ball agonisingly short of the line after a blistering run down the right wing. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

England 35 Fiji 11 The final scoreline misrepresents the performances of both teams, flattering England somewhat and taunting Fiji, but what it does a(...)

Ford Focus RS: a full second faster to 100km/h than the previous limited edition RS500

Ford has confirmed that the performance of its upcoming Focus RS as the most shattering it’s ever been. The 350hp hot hatch, which uses the same 2.3-l(...)

Ford is working on  a new family of diesel-like fuels which could, potentially, give an internal combustion engine similar Co2 emissions to that of an electric car

Ford has announced a research programme in co-operation with the German government and Aachen University to produce a new family of diesel-like fuels (...)