The Jeep Grand Cherokee are exhibited on a car dealership in New Jersey

The US’s car safety watchdog, toughening its stance against manufacturer defects, has issued a record $105 million in fines against Fiat Chrysler Auto(...)

Mcity: the Ann Arbor site has 40 building facades, angled junctions, a roundabout, a bridge, a tunnel, gravel roads and plenty of obstructed views. Photograph: University of Michigan  M City at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, a purpose-built test town for  driverless vehicles.

A simulated city opened in the US this week, on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, to see if self-driving cars can operate without(...)

Ever since Nissan took the car market by surprise by launching an “SUV” that wasn’t an SUV – the Qashqai had the looks but none of the ability – car m(...)

 Martin and John Gerard Corcoran,  originally from Galway but living in a London halting site,  pictured leaving the Four Courts following a Civil Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A group of Romanian immigrants is working with Irish Travellers to stage car crashes to lodge fraudulent personal injury claims, a judge has stated. C(...)

Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

Ford Mustang V8

Best in class Ford Mustang V8 Fastback In amongst the expected haul of Ferraris, Porsches, BMWs and Mercedes, the big, square Mustang cuts (...)

Kia Sorento

Best in class Kia Sorento Considering just how old-fashioned and clunky the last-generation Sorento was, this new model represents one of t(...)

Fiat 500x

Best in class Fiat 500x The Fiat is the newest entrant in this burgeoning class, but it’s an exceptionally good one. It wipes away memories(...)