Opel’s new city car will be called Karl, after one of the three sons of founder Adam Opel.

Opel has announced the name of its new city car, a model that will replace the defunct Agila in the lineup. Following on from the naming of Opel’s Min(...)

As global sales of hybrids continue to rise, there’s no doubting that it’s the Toyota Prius that is still the car most closely associated with the fue(...)

General Motors and other car manufacturers are reducing production due to economic impact of Ukraine conflict. Photograph: Reuters

General Motors, the world’s second-biggest carmaker, is cutting production in Russia as deliveries drop amid a weakening economy stemming from the gov(...)

Opel, which nearly came a cropper in the recession, is celebrating an increase in its pan-European dealer network

Some of the car makers most seriously affected by the economic downturn seem to be making decent strides towards returning to health. Opel, which near(...)

Irish holidaymakers renting cars abroad are being hit with exorbitant excess insurance charges at the collection desk

Irish holidaymakers renting cars abroad are being hit with exorbitant excess insurance charges at the collection desk, an online insurance provider ha(...)

If it were possible to hold sympathy for a major global corporation, I think some of it would be directed at Honda. Here is a huge car maker that p(...)

The Range Rover Sport SVR is built for speed

Land Rover has revealed the styling and technical details of its much-hyped fastest car ever, the Range Rover Sport SVR. Shown off under camouflage at(...)

For years, the National Parents Council has waged an unsuccessful war against voluntary contributions

A dilemma about voluntary school contributions A reader from Dublin contacted us with a problem that will resonate with many parents in the co(...)

Opel has been eager to beef up its image as the tide turns and families – and corporate types – start to return to the market. The good news fo(...)

Second quarter profit for GM tumbled from $1.26 billion in Q2 2013 to $190 million this year

Costs associated with the massive “Ignition Switch” safety recall and the continued expense of restructuring Opel’s European operations have massively(...)