The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

 Ferrari 488 GTB lost some of its showstopping appeal due to the fact so many supercar rivals were unveiled on the same day

Right, this is as good a time as any to stop, nibble the corner of a sandwich and take stock of what we’ve seen and what we know so far at the Geneva (...)

Will anything generate more Geneva headlines than Ferrari’s gorgeous 488 GTB?

There are physically bigger shows (Frankfurt and its roller-skate-friendly hall sizes for instance) and there are shows that arguably have more influe(...)

Cee’d GT line has sporty bodykit plus new 1.0-litre petrol tubrbo and uprated 1.6 diesel.

Kia is going to have a busy Geneva motor show. While brother brand (and frequent rival) Hyundai will be unveiling its new Tuscon compact crossover _ t(...)

Kia is sometimes the forgotten Korean, the junior sibling to Hyundai. Its growth has been steady if not stellar, particularly in light of the remar(...)

Toyota was the most popular new private car brand last month, according to figures from CSO

The number of new private cars taxed for the first time rose by nearly 26 per cent in January compared to the same month last year. There were 20,105 (...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

Chung Mong Koo, chairman of Hyundai  and Kia, after the carmakers forecast their weakest sales growth in nine years. Photograph: Seong Joon Cho/Bloomberg

Hyundai and Kia, South Korea’s largest carmakers, forecast their weakest sales growth in nine years as they run out of capacity to increase output and(...)

For younger drivers, the key to cheaper car insurance is simply to stick to smaller engined cars – 1.0-litres is all you’re realistically going to get covered on  – and don’t start adding spoilers and wings either

So, you’ve decided that the clouds of recession have parted sufficiently for you to get back into the car market in 2015. Congratulations, and welcome(...)

Hyundai is on a roll, as everyone who listens to the radio these days is well aware. The Korean brand has broken into the top five in the Irish new(...)