The latest car sales figures gave us a glimpse of a new era in Irish motoring. Not only did we have a new name at the top of the sales league, but th(...)

Kia  wants to take on, specifically, the BMW 3 Series, showcasing its ambitions with the Nova concept

We know now that Hyundai has its eyes squarely on the prize of snatching premium-badge sales from BMW and Audi, and will later this year launch its ne(...)

Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

January new car registrations were up nearly 34%  on the same month last year

As an economic bellwether, buoyant new car sales are a major consumer indicator. Similarly the sales of new commercial vehicles shows increased activi(...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

A woman has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a man found bound and stabbed in his Co Antrim home.  Eddie Girvan (67) aas found dead in the house on Station Road in Greenisland on Monday.

A woman has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a man found bound and stabbed in his Co Antrim home. Eddie Girvan (67) aas found dea(...)

The new VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid at the Brussels Motor Show this week: majority of VW owners are unfazed by recent scandal. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

More than three quarters of Volkswagen owners remain loyal to the German car brand despite the recent emissions scandal, with 78 per cent stating that(...)

Forensic officers  at 162 Station Road in Greenisland, Co Antrim, where the body of Eddie Girvan (67) was discovered.  Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Detectives in Northern Ireland have arrested three people in connection with the death of a 67-year-old man. The body of Eddie Girvan was discovered (...)

Irish car sales continue to rise indicating consumer confidence among predictions of a pending return to 2008 levels. Photograph: Reuters.

New car sales rose by almost a third last year in a market commonly viewed as a key indicator of economic recovery and confidence. Figures released (...)

Hyundai’s upcoming Ioniq will be the first single model in which all versions of current electric car technology will be available

Twinned Korean car giants Hyundai and Kia are both preparing new hybrid and electric vehicles for sale which will form a major challenge to the existi(...)