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(...)

Mini’s five-door hatch extended its wheelbase to offer more space all round

Another year passes and another Mini derivative lands on our forecourts. This time it’s the five-door version of the recently launched third-generatio(...)

Chevrolet Malibu: the 2014 model with forward collision alert  gets the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s highest designation, the Top Safety Pick+

Just as the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) conducts independent crash tests on new cars on this side of the Atlantic, so the Insura(...)

The world’s leading luxury carmaker BMW posted a bigger-than-forecast 27-per-cent gain in second-quarter profit  with the group aiming for record sales this year.Photograph: EPA/ARMIN WEIGEL

New models and strong sales in China helped BMW to beat second-quarter profit forecasts and keep it on track to remain the world’s biggest luxury carm(...)

There are only a handful of models able to marry retro styling with mass appeal and modern tech. One is the Porsche 911. The other is the Mini. Oth(...)

Your next Mini may be built in Mexico, not Oxford

BMWs and Minis could become significantly cheaper to build if plans for a second North American factory for the German company come to fruition. Accor(...)

The new Mini has an impressive diesel engine and much improved refinement 2:21

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Slowdown: growth in China’s car market was 6 percent in January, a third of the rate seen in December. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

Pollution-control measures and a government austerity campaign are having an impact on the number of cars sold in China, the world’s lar(...)

Mini’s new John Cooper Works edition - officially still a concept for now

Production versions of the all-new Mini have not yet even reached customers but BMW is pushing the sporting button for the new car hard with the Detro(...)

Turnover at Joe Duffy Motors Group was up by 7 per cent to €84.5 million

Joe Duffy Motors Group, one of Ireland’s largest car dealers, has reported a 56 per cent increase in operating profits to €1.54 million for last(...)