Chelsea’s former Brazilian midfielder Ramires is to join Jiangsu Suning.  Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Transfer deadline day may have been fairly tame in England this year – Pep Guardiola’s bombshell move to Manchester City aside – but in China, the bus(...)

Ford Ka: first up for the chopping block as the blue oval brand trims its model line-up in Europe

Ford returned to making a profit in Europe in 2015, for the first time since 2011, but the Blue Oval is not sitting on its laurels, and is about to em(...)

Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

The new VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid at the Brussels Motor Show this week: majority of VW owners are unfazed by recent scandal. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

More than three quarters of Volkswagen owners remain loyal to the German car brand despite the recent emissions scandal, with 78 per cent stating that(...)

Irish car sales continue to rise indicating consumer confidence among predictions of a pending return to 2008 levels. Photograph: Reuters.

New car sales rose by almost a third last year in a market commonly viewed as a key indicator of economic recovery and confidence. Figures released (...)

The Lexus LC500 had its North American debut during the the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty

Opening its doors barely a week after the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (better weather, hipper clientele and now effectively a motor show to(...)

New car sales are expected to top 150,000 this year as the industry confirmed 124,945 new registrations in 2015.

New car sales are predicted to be in the region of 150,000 for 2016, up from the 124,945 registered in 2015. Figures from the Society of the Irish m(...)

Society of the Irish Motor Industry president Mark Boggan. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

New car registrations last year were up 30 per cent on 2014, new figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show. The total number o(...)

At last autumn’s Frankfurt motor show, two Korean brands butted up against each other in the corner of one of the vast halls. Kia, an increasingly sm(...)