A file image of Fifa president Sepp Blatter.  Photograph: PA

Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down imm(...)

Michael Sheehan (27) has been jailed for eight years following a hit-and-run incident in which an elderly pensioner lost his leg. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A “full-time professional criminal” who was involved in a hit-and-run incident in which an elderly pensioner lost his leg has been jailed for eight ye(...)

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(...)

Opel Karl: a city car that will appeal to those who seek little more than a small functional runabout, where price and practicality usurp all other potential features

The death of a couple trapped in a crashed car for three days this summer sadly coincided with the launch of a system designed to prevent just such fa(...)

Google’s self-driving concept car in California.

Google does not intend to become a vehicle manufacturer, the company’s managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland said at the Frankfurt au(...)

Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo:  for Sony’s Gran Turismo Playstation game

Hyundai has big ambitions in the motoring world, so perhaps its appropriate that its Frankfurt show stand encompasses such a broad church of ideas, fr(...)

John Krafcik, an auto industry veteran, is to become chief executive of Google’s self-driving car project this month. A Stanford-educated engineer he has spent the past four decades in various engineering and management positions at carmakers including Ford and Hyundai.

The search company announced on Sunday that John Krafcik, an auto industry veteran, would become chief executive of its self-driving car project this(...)

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 (...)

Volkswagen Golf: the topselling car in Ireland in August

New car registrations were up 32 per cent last month compared to August 2014 and are up 30 per cent for the year-to-date, according to new figures fro(...)

A cctv image provided by gardaí of Mr Eiji Takagi and Ms Ushio Azaki.

Deteriorating weather conditions forced the Irish Coast Guard to withdraw its boats from the search for a Japanese couple feared missing in Co Clare. (...)