Gardaí from the Special Detective Unit and members of the Criminal Assets Bureau raided houses of suspected drug dealers in Raleigh Square, Crumlin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí who raided the homes of suspected major drugs dealers were forced to use hydraulic equipment to break through armoured front and rear doors. (...)

New Lexus LC500h: premium brand returns to the sports car market for the first time since the SC430

Lexus has brought its new LC sports car to Europe and in turn unveiled its new 3.5-litre V6 hybrid 354bhp LC500h version. The new LC, which will hit s(...)

RAV4: Toyota’s compact SUV offers an extremely relaxed drive around town and on the motorway

Toyota may be one of the world’s biggest brands but it has also established itself as the pioneer hybrid brand at this stage. Sales of hybrid version(...)

Leilani Muenter’s Tesla S, which the professional race car driver, environmental advocate and vegan was able to purchase with cloth seats instead of the standard leather ones. Tesla, which has introduced synthetic leather as an option on its new Model X SUV, is the latest automaker to join the industry’s push to project a more environmentally responsible image.

For the eco-conscious car buyer, Tesla’s luxury electric vehicles are proof that performance doesn’t have to be sacrificed at the altar of saving the (...)

Salon owners to be given advice on keeping customers happy

More than 400 salon owners from the US, UK, Finland, Sweden and Ireland are expected to descend on the Mansion House today for the Salon Owners Summi(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk demonstrates the falcon wing doors on the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

These days, we talk about cars and eco-friendly cars, but soon we will just talk about cars. Cars which used to be set up to be economical were speci(...)

Murphy and Gunn reported a pretax profit of €30,549 as against €25,230 in 2013

Dublin-based car dealer Murphy and Gunn saw turnover rise to €49 million in 2014 from €41.8 million a year earlier as it benefited from a recovery in (...)

The Volvo S90 uses much the same technology as the successful XC90 SUV

Volvo has unveiled its new saloon, the S90, which is the second model in its full brand reinvention. That began last year with the critically-acclaime(...)

Cometh the recovery, cometh the cars. Timing is everything when you are launching a new car and for a premium brand such as Lexus, a vibrant economy (...)

Lexus GS-F: The Japanese premium brand has its sights set on matching the Germans in the sports saloon stakes

Free breathing naturally aspirated engines have been largely abandoned by the premium sports-saloon makers set in a wholesale shift to turbocharger p(...)