Mercedes C-Class: Finally Mercedes has a model that really does compete with the A4 and 3 Series

This year’s car of the year competition is something of a curate’s egg: there is no stand-out winner for me. Last year, the title was won by the Pe(...)

Mark Newson, who designed this influential Ford concept, is now working on Apple’s car project.

For now, it’s called ‘Titan’ but whatever the code word currently disguising its nature, the Apple Car could shake up the industry like few others.For(...)

The driverless Lutz Pathfinder pod vehicle. The technology has become something of a trend among Silicon Valley heavyweights. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

With trials of driverless cars coming to several British cities, the UK has joined the autonomous driving revolution alongside technology giants like (...)

Large amounts of data on driving histories are harvested, frequently without consumers being explicitly aware that the information is being collected or how it will be used

Serious gaps in security and customer privacy affect nearly every vehicle that uses wireless technology, according to a US report released on Monday. (...)

A 71-year-old appeared before Kenmare District Court after a National Transport Authority ‘sting operation’ caught him operating a taxi without a licence. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Officers from the National Transport Authority (NTA) carried out “a sting operation” on a 71-year-old man in Kenmare who was operating taxis without a(...)

New Q7 will spin-off into Q8. Both will face increasing competition as luxury SUVs boom

Audi boss Rupert Stadler has confirmed what we’ve long suspected – that the company is working on a super-SUV, badged Q8, to sit at the very top of(...)

Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche said the Maybach brand would show up other than just on the S-Class

Having just launched the ultra-luxurious version of the S-Class saloon bearing the Maybach name, Mercedes is planning to take its once-moribund sup(...)

Elon Musk: he expects the lack of clear regulations covering self-driving cars could delay their introduction until 2022 or 2023

Google has begun discussions with most of the world’s top auto-makers and has assembled a team of traditional and non-traditional suppliers to speed e(...)

From left: Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott look on as Yolanda King, daughter of Martin Luther King III, shakes hands with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

When Martin Luther King dreamt, he wished for a world of equality where the content of one’s character would trump the colour of one’s skin. An ugly s(...)

While not reaching boomtime peaks, sales of Mercedes and other luxury cars increased significantly last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The luxury car market is by no means back to boomtime peaks, but it is on the rise again, and last year saw sales of high-end brands recover significa(...)