Testing times: The Equa air quality index tests are carried out by an independent firm called Emissions Analytics

In what may be regarded as something of a turning point for Volkswagen after its diesel emissions scandal, many of the German car giant’s current Eur(...)

The deal will cover up to 500,000 cars. Photograph: Reuters

US Volkswagen drivers with manipulated diesel engines will be offered compensation and the option of having their car fixed or bought back by the Germ(...)

The best-performing car was the Citroen C4, which still emitted three times the legal limit.

All cars tested in a UK government inquiry set up in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal exceed laboratory limits for nitrogen oxide ((...)

This is the firt time Germany has hit back at notion Volkswagen was a lone emissions dodger. Photograph: AP

Volkswagen is first among equals in the car industry when it comes to manipulating emissions to seem more environmentally friendly, according to Germa(...)

A report commissioned by the Northern Ireland Bodyshop Alliance has warned against the use of non-original car parts

A report commissioned by a trade body in Northern Ireland has claimed that the use of “pattern” car parts is putting lives in danger on our roads. T(...)

Tim Redfern’s motor insurance renewal quote was €600, up from €456 the previous year, but he shopped around and eventually got his cover renewed for €404

Irish motorists could be forgiven for thinking car insurance companies are making it up as they go along. Take Robert Bogue’s case. He is in his 30s, (...)

A Tesla Model X SUV sits on display on the first day of the Geneva motor show in Switzerland. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

If the motoring industry gurus gathered at Geneva were to come together and create one car they reckon epitomises the industry’s vision of the future,(...)

The new Fiat Tipo: arriving in Ireland later this year

The new Fiat Tipo has’t even gone on sale yet, but the four-door saloon version has already picked up one European award - the Autobest 2016 award. Wi(...)

Karl-Thomas Neumann, CEO of Opel Group, poses with the Car of the Year award next to the Opel Astra during the presentation ahead of the 86th International Motor Show at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Opel’s Astra is the Car of the Year in Europe for 2016. Announced at an awards event at the Geneva motor show, the new family hatchback pipped the lat(...)

Opel’s GT concept: a glimpse at the future with a nod to the past, in keeping with the overall show

I think I’d put the mood of this year’s Geneva motor show at cautious optimism. It’s not quite the full-on bombast of a couple of years ago, as the re(...)