In many ways, this car should not be here at all. After all, when Ford bundled then-ailing Jaguar together with successful Land Rover in order to be a(...)

Nissan Leaf: when Chris Drumm plugged his car into the charging point, “there was a bang from the charger and a smell of burning and smoke came from it”

One Irish customer’s Nissan Leaf has had part of its on-board systems damaged by an apparently faulty fast-charging point, but Nissan and the ESB are(...)

Mitsubishi Motors Corp’s President Tetsuro Aikawa (centre) and Executive Vice President Ryugo Nakao (left) at a news conference at the transport ministry in Tokyo, Japan.

Mitsubishi’s crisis over improper fuel consumption figures became dramatically worse on Tuesday as the company’s president has admitted that the flawe(...)

Shares in Mitsubishi Motors  fell 15 per cent last week.  Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Volkswagen was caught cheating on its diesel emissions by the California Air Review Board. Inexplicably, Mitsubishi has just been caught falsifying of(...)

Testing times: The Equa air quality index tests are carried out by an independent firm called Emissions Analytics

In what may be regarded as something of a turning point for Volkswagen after its diesel emissions scandal, many of the German car giant’s current Eur(...)

Mitsubishi Motors president Tetsuro Aikawa bows during a press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday where he apologised for the manipulation of   fuel economy test data. Photograph: Getty Images

Mitsubishi Motors Corp admitted to manipulating test data to overstate the fuel economy of 625,000 cars sold in Japan, knocking its shares down more t(...)

Residents heading for a makeshift evacuation centre in Minamiaso, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

The desperate search for survivors intensified on Sunday in the splintered remains of buildings destroyed by Japan’s deadly earthquake and authoritie(...)

Volkswagen was the most popular make of new cars licensed last month with 12 per cent market share

The number of new cars licensed for the first time rose by 30.1 per cent in the first three months of the year, figures show. Data from the Central S(...)

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a fatal plane crash on a highway  in Fallbrook, California. Photograph: Don Boomer/San Diego Union-Tribune/AP

A small plane that made headlines when it landed safely on a California highway years ago has crashed onto the same stretch of road - slamming into a (...)

Tesla Motors’ mass-market Model 3 electric cars which are set to retail at $35,000.(Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters)

Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a y(...)