New direction: BMW’s next generation of its 4 Series convertible is expected to return to a soft-top

When first launched on the 1995 Mercedes-Benz SLK, the idea of a folding steel roof seemed too obvious and so clever that palms were slapped on forehe(...)

Kevin Joseph David McFall (22) has been sentenced after pleading guilty to hijacking a Peugeot 206. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man (22) whose blood was detected on the airbag of a car that was stolen and then crashed into a set of traffic lights in north Belfast today apolog(...)

Skoda has come out on top of the latest JD Power car buyer satisfaction survey

The latest round of JD Power car buyer satisfaction surveys makes for interesting reason, especially for those who’ve recently bought a Skoda or a car(...)

Car firms, struggling with lacklustre growth in established markets are hoping to reap lucrative business from re-opened Iran, but will face stiff competition from Chinese rivals

The world’s carmakers have been plotting their assault on Iran for several years. But when they arrive in the newly opened country - marking a long-aw(...)

Ford’s heavily updated C-Max people carrier has just arrived on sale in Ireland, packing an updated 1.5 diesel that will replace the ageing 1.6 oil-bu(...)

Toyota GT86

Best in class Toyota GT86 When Toyota gets things right, it gets things really, really right. When it came time to create a replacement fo(...)

Skoda Fabia

Best in class Skoda Fabia For the first time the overlords who control the dividing lines between Volkswagen Group’s sprawling and myriad (...)

Preliminary bids for the South Korean Tongyang Cement & Energy group are expected today and reports have suggested that CRH will  be among the suitors

European shares climbed yesterday, with car makers rising on encouraging company updates and Greek shares rebounding amid renewed hopes for a soluti(...)

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat and Chrysler,  has successfully glued together two carmakers. The question is: can he pull off the trick again? Photograph: Fabrizio Costantini/The New York Times

It was called Confessions of a Capital Junkie. An industry insider said it was more like Car Industry 101. Sergio Marchionne, chief executive o(...)

DS5 2.0 BlueHDI 150hp: Can it now be taken seriously as an Audi rival? 4:33

In so many ways, I find this all a bit sad. I find it somehow sad that PSA group has decided that Citroen can no longer bear the burden of competing i(...)