A demonstrator taking part in a protest against Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff in Rio this month. This latest police operation highlights the increasing confidence of anticorruption authorities in Brazil to tackle the problem but also the entrenched nature of graft in Brazil. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Federal police in Brazil say they have uncovered a major corruption scheme inside the country’s finance ministry that allowed prominent local companie(...)

Electric cars could go longer between plugs if LG Chem’s technology works.

Electric cars have had more false dawns than a French & Saunders fancy dress contest. We’ve been told, repeatedly, that battery power is the futur(...)

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 Brent crude rose towards $57 a barrel on Wednesday, paring some of the previous session’s sharp losses. Photo: Bloomberg

Brent crude rose towards $57 a barrel on Wednesday, paring some of the previous session’s sharp losses, after data showed US crude stocks fell for the(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

 Ferrari 488 GTB lost some of its showstopping appeal due to the fact so many supercar rivals were unveiled on the same day

Right, this is as good a time as any to stop, nibble the corner of a sandwich and take stock of what we’ve seen and what we know so far at the Geneva (...)

Will anything generate more Geneva headlines than Ferrari’s gorgeous 488 GTB?

There are physically bigger shows (Frankfurt and its roller-skate-friendly hall sizes for instance) and there are shows that arguably have more influe(...)

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. (...)

Trevor Madigan: has called the Big Apple home for more than a decade

Silicon Valley may be the first port of call for Irish techies looking to make a name for themselves on the global stage, but New York is giving it a(...)

 Land Rover  offers a combined commercial passenger vehicle that can be used as a commercial vehicle but also as a private one

People converting passenger four-wheel-drive vehicles from private to commercial road tax classification have been warned that they are in breach of t(...)