Actor Willem Dafoe in a scene from a Snickers Super Bowl 50 spot. Super Bowl 50, between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, will be played Sunday

From Willem Dafoe in drag to an unlikely Helen Mirren necking a Budwesier, this year’s edition of the Super Bowl - the biggest day in US sports - is p(...)

Audi: top choice for Irish drivers

Irish motorists do not support moves to link motoring fines with a person’s income. The survey of 6,255 motorists in Ireland by insurance firm 123.ie(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Kia Telluride: three-row seven-seater with reverse-opening rear doors. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Kia’s evolution from an affordable car brand into a full-line, completely credible mainstream front-runner looks complete with the debut of the seven(...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)

At last autumn’s Frankfurt motor show, two Korean brands butted up against each other in the corner of one of the vast halls. Kia, an increasingly sm(...)

Walter de Silva: Italian car designer recently retired from the Volkswagen group

As if proving there is no such thing as an overnight success, Walter Maria de Silva first joined the ranks of professional automotive designers when (...)

The group has 10 dealerships across Ireland and is due to open a  Jaguar and Land Rover outlet in Airside Retail Park in north Co Dublin

One of Ireland’s largest car retailers, Joe Duffy Motor Group, more than a doubled its profits last year as car sales recovered from the recess(...)

Kia Optima: drives well in the city but one is conscious of a slight thrashing from the engine that settles down on motorways.

It’s ironic that when two cars are so closely related to each other – as are the Kia Optima and the Hyundai i40 – that one should fare so much bett(...)