Volkswagen chief Matthias Mueller, speaks during a news conference in Germany on Thursday  Photograph: Bloomberg

Volkswagen has tentatively admitted that it may have to sell off some of its existing assets in order to be able to meet the costs of dealing with its(...)

Huge crowds attend the press days of the Beijing auto show, particularly at the premium exhibits like Audi (above). The attendances will only increase as the public starts to attend.

The Beijing Auto Show is the only place in the city where you can confidently walk in front of an SUV and not fear that you will be mown down by a man(...)

 Kevin McGeever with a Hummer. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The swindles grew more audacious as he crossed continents, €70 million passing through Kevin McGeever’s nuanced hands as he seduced investors in Austr(...)

Justin Comiskey and family on board the Irish Ferries’ ship the Oscar Wilde

Holidays should be about magic moments and, a few hours into my family’s trip from Dublin to Rome, one arrived. We asked for a tour of the bridge of (...)

A Tesla Model X SUV sits on display on the first day of the Geneva motor show in Switzerland. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

If the motoring industry gurus gathered at Geneva were to come together and create one car they reckon epitomises the industry’s vision of the future,(...)

Opel’s GT concept: a glimpse at the future with a nod to the past, in keeping with the overall show

I think I’d put the mood of this year’s Geneva motor show at cautious optimism. It’s not quite the full-on bombast of a couple of years ago, as the re(...)

Skoda has its own SUV in the pipeline and the VisionS concept indicates what it will look like

The 2016 Geneva motor show will give us some pretty big hints as to the rest of the motoring year to come. Kicking off on March 1st, it will be the fi(...)

Complete with ‘Volkswagen Originalteil’ (that’s original parts) on the label, VW’s own butchers made 7.2-million currywursts in 2015 to keep hungry plant workers and executives fed at Wolfsburg. By contrast, Volkswagen only made 5.8-million Volkswagens in 2015, a 4.8 percent drop from 2014’s numbers.

Some years ago, the volume of money passing through Ford’s own bank, Ford Credit, was so vast that investors were often said to regard Ford as a massi(...)

ranian deal includes purchase of 12 Airbus A380

New lengths in long-haul flights It has been a week for longest flights both planned and existing. Qatar Airways announced plans for a Doha to Aucklan(...)

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(...)