Inspector Michael O’Connor said thieves are using fishing rods and hooks to prise car keys from hallways and hall tables late at night.

Householders have been warned not to put their car keys in a place which they can be accessed through their letter boxes. Opportunistic thieves are us(...)

New car sales are up by over 30 per cent based on both registration and licensing figures for the first three months of 2015

The number of new cars taxed for the first time during the first three months of this year is up 33.5 per cent on the same period last year. By the en(...)

Aircross’ styling is meant to be friendly and unthreatening.

So, following on from the success of the cute little C4 Cactus crossover (shortlisted for European Car Of The Year, recipient of numerous internationa(...)

Mercedes’s  pickup will be launched on global markets by 2020.

Mercedes has revealed a first sketch of a medium-sized pickup truck which it intends to launch on to global markets by 2020. “The Mercedes-Benz picku(...)

The motor industry accounts for 11 per cent of the UK’s export earnings, employs 770,000 from shop floor to showroom and generates £64 billion (€87 billion) in annual turnover.

The electric supercharger conceived in Essex is British innovation at its best. A compressor driven by an electric motor that forces more air into the(...)

Volkswagen has its nose in front in the Irish new car sales market, ahead of rivals Toyota.

New car sales were up 30 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to last year, with 64,716 new cars registered up to the end of March. Volkswag(...)

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(...)

Modern look: Mazda’s baby SUV will give the Renault Captur some serious competition in the eye-catching stakes

Graphs. Lots and lots of graphs. So many graphs. Graphs sufficient that you could easily create a graph of the effect of graphs on my eyelids. Some ca(...)

Toyota was the most popular car in Ireland for the year to the end of February, accounting for 4,523 of new private cars licensed. Photo: Reuters

New car sales rose by 29.2 per cent in February, when compared with the same month in 2014, with 15,384 cars were licensed in the month. Accord(...)

Garda image of the silver Nissan X-Trail 4 x 4 the alleged abductor was driving. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A 35-year-old man remained in Garda custody on Thursday night where he was being questioned over allegations he attempted to abduct a young girl in Co(...)