In  what is one of the tightest races in years, Toyota remains the best-selling brand, slightly ahead of rivals Hyundai and Volkswagen

New car registrations in April were up 10 per cent on last year, with sales of 10,408 for the month. It brings the total so far this year to 93,240, a(...)

In many ways, this car should not be here at all. After all, when Ford bundled then-ailing Jaguar together with successful Land Rover in order to be a(...)

Shares in Mitsubishi Motors  fell 15 per cent last week.  Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Volkswagen was caught cheating on its diesel emissions by the California Air Review Board. Inexplicably, Mitsubishi has just been caught falsifying of(...)

Testing times: The Equa air quality index tests are carried out by an independent firm called Emissions Analytics

In what may be regarded as something of a turning point for Volkswagen after its diesel emissions scandal, many of the German car giant’s current Eur(...)

Volkswagen was the most popular make of new cars licensed last month with 12 per cent market share

The number of new cars licensed for the first time rose by 30.1 per cent in the first three months of the year, figures show. Data from the Central S(...)

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars are targeting a broader public audience

Korean carmaker Hyundai is about to leap from budget option to one of the car industry’s technical powerhouses in the space of two generations. Whi(...)

Toyota’s new Prius: The Japanese firm is now the best-selling brand on the new car market in 2016

New car sales for the first three months of 2016 are up 28.5 per cent on last year with 82,882 new cars registered. Toyota is now the best-selling bra(...)

Matthias Müller, chief executive of Volkswagen: he dropped a bombshell at January’s Detroit motor show by claiming Volkswagen did not lie. Photograph: Getty Images

You get the feeling Volkswagen Group wishes the rest of the world just left it alone while it soul-searched its way out of its self-made emissions cri(...)

Last year, Volkswagen advertised for a dealer for the south Dublin area after MSL decided not to renew its dealer contract. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Motor dealer Frank Keane is set to take sole control of Volkswagen sales and service operations in south Dublin, replacing the firm that originally br(...)

Eamon Ryan: as minister for the environment in 2010 he outlined his vision for Irish motoring

In 2010 Eamon Ryan, then minister for the environment, outlined his vision for Irish motoring. The target for 2012 was to have 6,000 electric passenge(...)