Gaston Irigoyen: “Our goal is to help people transition from hobbyists to professionals. We want to give them the resources to transform their hobby into a business.” PHOTOGRAPH: ALAN BETSON

Gaston Irigoyen was one of Google’s first five employees in Argentina – although he very nearly didn’t end up working for the internet search giant. W(...)

Workers clean near a Fiat 500 on the company’s display stand during preparations ahead of 84th Geneva International Motor Show. Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

Europe’s carmakers head to the Geneva Motor Show this week with sales rising for the first time in seven years. It might only be 2 per cent, bu(...)

 Chung Mong Koo, chairman and chief executive officer of Hyundai  and Kia,  arrives for a new year company meeting in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday.  Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The man who led South Korea’s motor industry growth through the last decade says Hyundai and Kia Motors expect what will be their lowest annual sales (...)

Cho Hyun-Shick, president of Hankook Tire,  during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday.  Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Hankook Tire is poised to build its first US plant in a move to bolster its presence in the world’s second largest car market, as the South Korean tyr(...)