Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

The dangers of two people using a single seatbelt were highlighted at an inquest on Tuesday into the death of a eight-year-old girl killed in a two-ca(...)

The Audi Q7 e-tron: surges off the line at speeds where a diesel engine’s turbocharger is still waking up

Somewhere in the first quarter of next year the first Audi Q7 e-tron might come stealthily rolling past you. Or it might not. It might come with its 3(...)

Kingspan shares increased nearly 5% to €23.35 on the back of positive quarterly numbers and a full-year profit forecast of €250m

World equity indexes fell and oil prices weakened on yesterday as disappointing trade data in China stoked further concerns over weakening global grow(...)

German airline Lufthansa fell 2.3 after the company announced hundred of flight cancellations due to a strike action.

European shares fell on Monday, led lower by a sharp drop in Portuguese shares, with investors unnerved by an agreement between leftist parties to wor(...)

The recently launched Genesis saloon: Genesis will be spun off into a separate premium brand by 2020

Hyundai has announced that it will spin its Genesis-badged luxury saloon off into a separate premium-badge brand by 2020, and will begin with a line-u(...)

Electric vehicle owners are angered by the new prices to be  imposed from January by ESB

Since the beginning of Ireland’s slow-burning affair with the electric car, one of the major carrots to encourage people to take a chance on battery (...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)

Nearly all manufacturers sold more cars in September compared with the same month last year

Strong demand for German cars helped lift European sales in September, industry data showed on Friday, contributing to the 25th consecutive month of g(...)

The idea of a self-crowned king may muster up images of the hubristic Prince John, so gloriously voiced by the great Peter Ustinov in Disney’s animate(...)

Ford said it will invest 11.4 billion yuan (€1.5 billion) over the next five years to expand research and development in China.

Ford said it will invest 11.4 billion yuan (€1.5 billion) over the next five years to expand research and development in China, the latest effort by (...)