The struggling Spanish Seat nameplate,  owned by VW, fell 11 per cent, but premium badge Audi rose 4.1 per cent. Photograph:   Scott Olson/Getty Images

Slowing sales at Europe’s biggest carmakers, including scandal-hit Volkswagen, took the pace off growth in the market last month, as registrations inc(...)

German authorities have found signs of elevated pollutants in diesels from several carmakers

Volkswagen has set an end-November deadline for its whistleblower programme meant to encourage staff to reveal to hired investigators what they know a(...)

Volkswagen was the most popular car brand in Ireland last month, with 473 new cars licensed, despite the emissions scandal.

The number of new cars on Irish roads rose 31.6 per cent over the first ten months compared to the same period last year. According to figures from t(...)

Opel is recalling 8,000  Zafira B models built between 2005 and 2014  over a potential fire risk in the ventilation system.

Opel Ireland is to recall up to 8,000 cars over a potential fire risk in the ventilation system. The recall concerns Zafira B models built between 20(...)

Opel Zafiras built between 2005 and 2012 are being investigated for a potential risk of fire in the air conditioning and heating system.

Opel Zafira people carriers, built between 2005 and 2012, are being investigated by Opel - and Vauxhall in the UK - for a potential risk of fire in t(...)

The number of new cars licensed in the first nine months of the year rose by 31.7 per cent compared to the same period in 2014, according to the Centr(...)

A BMW X3, Opel Zafira Tourer and Citroen C4 Picasso were all tested under real world conditions by the International Council on Climate Change (ICCT) and all were found to be emitting more than the official limits for nitrogen oxide (NOx) 2:33

As the scandal over Volkswagen’s ‘gaming’ of its emissions tests runs on and on, other car makers are being drawn inexorably into the mix. Environment(...)

Opel Karl: a city car that will appeal to those who seek little more than a small functional runabout, where price and practicality usurp all other potential features

The death of a couple trapped in a crashed car for three days this summer sadly coincided with the launch of a system designed to prevent just such fa(...)

The new Astra Sport at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images

The Frankfurt motor show started with a stumble. At the opening press conference of the biennial car industry extravaganza, BMW chief executive Harald(...)

Porsche Mission E: the company says its electric concept car has a 500km range. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Frankfurt Auto Show managed a loop-the-loop, a surge and then a stumble. Which is appropriate, for that’s much like the story of the current motor in(...)