Shane Lowry: is competing in the no-cut 30-man field in South Africa with a chance to earn precious Ryder Cup points. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Ernie Els, it was, who once caught some flak for how he saw this time of year as a time to load up on greenbacks. As the Big Easy put it, “the end of(...)

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg bounced back from the error that ended his championship hopes in Austin to win Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix. Rosberg controlled the race, (...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germa at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City Photograph: AP Photo/Moises Castillo

Nico Rosberg will start on pole position for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after edging out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg was 0.188 second(...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)

Lieutenant Mark Tiller of Seneca police, who said he killed Zachary Hammond because the 19-year-old drove a car at the officer and his patrol vehicle, was cleared despite a dashboard recording showing that Hammond was shot from the side as he passed.

A police officer in South Carolina will not face criminal charges for shooting dead a young man who was driving away from a drug deal sting operation,(...)

Toyota’s Mirai hydrogen car is a vision of the future but not one we can see on Irish roads any time soon

I’ll be honest: I came to bury Caesar, not to praise him. I was quite prepared, without so much as having set foot in or near it, to write off Toyota’(...)

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(...)

VW has developed four distinct sub-models for the Tiguan though – a basic ‘vanilla’ model, a more rugged off-road-style version, a very sporty and aggressive looking R-Line version and, still billed as a show car but definitely destined for production, a plugin hybrid GTE model

The new Tiguan is the first salvo in Volkswagen’s all-important assault on the global mid-size SUV market. Although the outgoing model has been succes(...)

The biennial Frankfurt motor show is massive, easily the most vast of motor shows, with the combined halls measuring more than 1.6km in length

It’s time to get your skates on for the biennial Frankfurt motor show, and that’s not just a cheery turn of phrase – the show is massive, easily the (...)

The glamorous-sibling problem is one that afflicts those poor unfortunates whose brother or sister is just that bit more talented or had a longer d(...)