Has Lexus really created a Back To The Future-inspired hoverboard? 0:47

Way back in 1989, Back To The Future Part II predicted a future 2015 where cars fly and are fuelled by clean hydrogen fusion power and Steven Spielber(...)

Luxury car maker Lexus has released footage of the ‘Slide’ hoverboard. Photograph: Lexus International 0:47

Luxury car-maker Lexus has generated a bit of a buzz online after releasing a video showing what it claims is one of the most advanced hoverboards (...)

Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

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BMW 5 Series

Best in class BMW 5 Series It’s another big win for Beemer when it comes to making executive cars. While it might be unkind to refer to th(...)

A driverless car during a press event this month in Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: EPA/Ennio Leanza

Many years ago – it must have been the late 1990s – I ran into a freelance Irish Times colleague in the office. He had just returned from Cannes, wher(...)

The advances in car automation are impressive

‘My first customer was a lunatic. My second had a death wish.” It seems that Karl Benz did not have high confidence in the safety of his new product, (...)

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New RX has more dramatic styling and will come with the option of seven seats, eventually.

Lexus has launched its most important new model for some time with the unveiling of the new RX SUV at the New York motor show. The RX accounts for aro(...)

The Lexus RC-F: Has the dramatic look to turn heads and the meaty performance to prove that Lexus knows how to pack a punch

Akio Toyoda is a petrolhead. It’s easy to forget that traitin the man at the wheel of the Toyota auto giant, amid all the engineering activity arou(...)