Exit M-Class, enter GLE

Mercedes has culled the M-Class badge from its lineup, for the first time since it introduced its big SUV way back in 1997. The replacement is the GLE(...)

Trans-USA drive for Delphi’s robot car, but does an emissions sting in the tail lie in wait for autonomous cars?

Automotive systems supplier Delphi is planning a dramatic demonstration of the current state-of-the-art robot car. The company, independent now aft(...)

Tesla plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months as part of a continuing series of free software upgrades delivered wirelessly to  owners. It also intorudced a new “Range assurance” system for owners.

Tesla Motors plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months, chief executive Elon Musk said Thursday.The automatic ste(...)

A collection of 60 antique cars, dating from the 1930s to the 1970s, are parked on in makeshift shelters at the Gaillard property in the western French town of Echire. Photograph: Xavier Leoty/AFP/Getty Images

It is the dream of every car enthusiast: to have a remote and padlocked shed and its contents bequeathed to us by a formerly unknown distant relative (...)

Jeremy Clarkson at Stamford Bridge before a recent Chelsea match. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Jeremy Clarkson was not being racist when he used the word “pikey” on Top Gear, the BBC Trust has ruled, in a decision which has sparked condemnation (...)

Subaru’s  Forester SUV  can now be had with a “Lineartronic” CVT automatic transmission

Mercedes and Subaru have both launched new models on to the Irish car market this week. Mercedes-Benz has announced the imminent arrival of its new CL(...)

Mercedes-AMG looks to have F1’s 2015 season sewn up before it even starts.

The key questions to ask ahead of the first race of the Formula One season opener in Melbourne this weekend is not who will be quickest or who will wi(...)

Motorists have been warned if they mislead Revenue and the insurers as to the size of their vehicles, their insurance policies will be void in the event of an accident. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized 18 luxury BMW cars as part of an investigation into an alleged scam to defraud the Revenue Commissioners by under-declaring the siz(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

The new Volkswagen Passat at the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Volkswagen’s new Passat has won the prestigious car of the year title in Europe. The German family saloon was awarded 340 points by the panel of inter(...)