Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

EXECUTIVE CARS Best in class: BMW 5 Series It’s another case here of rivals getting closer and closer to a BMW product but never quite(...)

Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)

Mazda hopes the 2’s sharp lines and new petrol engines will chime with Irish buyers.

Mazda has officially unveiled its new Mazda2 supermini which will go on sale here next March. The new model, which for the first time in the namepla(...)

Millions of cars worldwide are being recalled due to faulty, potentially lethal, airbags.

It’s the case of Hien Tran which most starkly illustrates the serious dangers surrounding the current global recall of cars fitted with airbags made b(...)

French? Yes. International? Yes. Dominated by the Germans? Of course... 1:15

Fuel economy and the feelgood factor: those are the big themes from the opening day of the Paris motor show, which boasts all the usual glitz and gla(...)

Chief Designer Ian Callum poses alongside the new Jaguar XE automobile during its the World Premier launch in London last month.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Audi A big show for Audi this one, as it continues its relentless march into every motoring niche. The facelifts of the A6 and Q3 will get their (...)

Ireland’s Luke Fitzgerald tackles Mils Muliaina of New Zealand during the Autumn International in 2008. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Even Mils Muliaina was blown away by New Zealand’s destruction of the Wallabies in Auckland a fortnight ago, and how the man who replaced him, Israel (...)

The new fourth-generation Mazda MX-5

Mazda revealed its long-awaited new MX-5, successor to the best-selling two-seat sports car ever. The fourth-generation model comes with Mazda’s SKY(...)

Mazda’s new 2 will debut the firm’s crucial new 1.5 diesel

Like buses, you wait ages for a significant new small car to come along and then three show up at once. Mazda, Skoda and Smart have all launched, or a(...)

The air bags were supplied by Japan’s Takata, which has seen more than 12 million vehicles recalled over the past five years for related air bag issues

German carmaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata because (...)