Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

EXECUTIVE CARS Best in class: BMW 5 Series It’s another case here of rivals getting closer and closer to a BMW product but never quite(...)

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(...)

The Irish housing market is at last in some kind of recovery mode which is a moment for huzzahs if you’re selling and a moment for huzznots if you’(...)

A Coys classic cars auction: rapidly rising prices are pushing enthusiasts out of the market

In the past, buying a usable classic car made some financial sense. For example, you could go out and pick up a nice mid-1960s Mercedes-Benz SL for(...)

Hyundai is on a roll, as everyone who listens to the radio these days is well aware. The Korean brand has broken into the top five in the Irish new(...)

Eddie Murphy, outgoing MD at Ford: “This year, from a passenger car perspective, it was a difficult year because we didn’t have the new Mondeo.”

After 14 years at the wheel of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy is handing back the keys. During his tenure the motor trade in Ireland saw its best times(...)

Metal-organic framework (MOF) material  are highly crystalline porous materials made up of 3D networks of zinc-oxygen clusters connected by organic molecules. Uses of MOFs include gas separation, gas purification, gas storage, or as catalysts.  Photograph: Science Photo Library

Metal Organic Frameworks. What do those three words together conjure up in your mind?If you’re not a science graduate, perhaps the 1980s cartoon Jayce(...)

 Toyota Motor Corp emblem: David Shannon is handing over the keys to Toyota’s Ireland operations on December 31st to his deputy Steve Tormey. Shannon was behind the wheel at Toyota for 20 years as managing director.  Photograph: EPA/Kimimasa Mayama

It’s all change at the top of the three leading car brands in Ireland, as the motor trade prepares for a return to better days. With sales expectation(...)

Skoda’s new Fabia will be significantly cheaper than its opposition when it arrives next month.

It’s bigger than before, better-equipped than before but the new Skoda Fabia will remain true to the brand’s roots by being significantly cheaper than(...)

Joint agents CBRE and DNG Flanagan Ford are guiding €2 million for a partially occupied development of 34 apartments at Ardfinn on the Strandhill Road(...)