UK car imports: Irish consumers thinking of buying an import have been told to “grab the opportunity now because no one knows what could actually happen in the event of a Brexit”. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The June 23rd vote on a potential exit from the European Union by the United Kingdom will have far reaching consequences for the Irish economy, not le(...)

Mini Convertible: its roof can be raised or lowered in a claimed 18 seconds

The essential problem is that Ireland isn’t California. We don’t have drive-through doughnut shops, our police officers don’t drive XXL Ford Crown Vic(...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)

The group has 10 dealerships across Ireland and is due to open a  Jaguar and Land Rover outlet in Airside Retail Park in north Co Dublin

One of Ireland’s largest car retailers, Joe Duffy Motor Group, more than a doubled its profits last year as car sales recovered from the recess(...)

The exterior design is typical Mini, even if it is slightly longer than usual, while cabin offers a good sense of space

Mini has been on a model assault of late. From Hatch to Countryman with a Coupé, Convertible and Paceman in between, there’s a Mini variant availab(...)

BMW warned on Tuesday that its financial forecasts for this year could be at risk from any further deterioration in the Chinese market, where its sales have begun to fall for the first time in a decade.

BMW, the world’s biggest luxury carmaker, warned on Tuesday that its financial forecasts for this year could be at risk from any further deterioratio(...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

Credit where it’s due: Mini is an absolute motor industry marvel. Like it or not, whether you find it incredibly cool or simply a rather pricey and cy(...)

With a manual gearbox, the Cooper S Works can sprint to 100kmh in just 6.3 seconds

Mini has launched its most powerful car ever. The new Cooper S Works is based on the existing 190hp Cooper S, but its 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-c(...)

Sci-fi styling for Lexus’ small car concept.

Looking like a cross between a moon buggy and The Predator (will it have you running to ‘get to da choppa?’) the Lexus LF-SA is our first look at the (...)