Hyundai had a strong June, keeping ix35 sales on the boil.

For the first time in 2015, car sales dropped in June compared to the same month last year. The fall was relatively slight, from 1,684 cars in June 20(...)

 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.(...)

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(...)

The biannual registration system has failed to break the seasonality in new-car sales and the Government should consider returning to the old system, (...)

Hyundai i10

Best in class Hyundai i10 We’re starting to think that the Hyundai i10 might have some staying power. Even with the introduction of its i(...)

Nissan Qashqai

Best in class Nissan Qashqai The Qashqai has become, in the past few year, the sin qua non of the school run – the ideal car for growing f(...)

Opel Meriva

Best in class Opel Meriva This is not a class where dynamism nor sensual styling counts for much. Compact MPVs are for those needing space(...)

Skoda Fabia

Best in class Skoda Fabia For the first time the overlords who control the dividing lines between Volkswagen Group’s sprawling and myriad (...)

Hyundai sedans are assembled at the carmaker’s factory in Asan, south of Seoul in South Korea.   Hyundai reduced output at its plant by 25 per cent for two days in late May.   Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Hyundai Motor and sister company Kia Motors are cutting production as a weakening yen and a heavy reliance on saloons weigh on the South Korean carmak(...)

A recent surge in the registration of goods vehicles has been cited as further evidence of recovery in the consumer economy. Figures from the Central(...)