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(...)

The hoverboard has been a pipedream ever since Back to the Future II hit the screens in 1989, and there aren’t enough words in English to describe how(...)

The Lexus hoverboard: wheel-less skateboard has been developed using magnetic-levitation technology, the same wizardly that recently saw a prototype mag-lev train in Japan break the 400kmh barrier in testing

Lexus has made good on its promise to show off its remarkable prototype hoverboard. The wheel-less skateboard has been developed using magnetic-levita(...)

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

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

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

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

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, (...)