DriveGuard run-flat tyres can be driven for 80km after a puncture has occurred

In a chilly venue in the hills outside Nice, Japanese tyre giant Bridgestone launched a new type of run-flat tyre – “DriveGuard”. The big news is that(...)

An air passenger’s rights in the case of cancellation are clear and unambiguous. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

“You probably get lots of complaints from unhappy Ryanair customers,” starts a mail from Anne Marie Kealy. “In December four of us flew to Cologne (...)

French president François Hollande  welcomes Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani as he arrives at the Élysée Palace in Paris.  Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

France and Iran “opened a new chapter in our relations” during President Hassan Rouhani’s two-day visit to the French capital, President François Holl(...)

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(...)

Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, one of four sites raided by fraud investigators. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Renault shares plunged the most in 17 years after a union said French fraud investigators seized computers from the automaker, apparently as part of a(...)

The new Peugeot RXH with a 2.0-litre HDI diesel engine delivering 61mpg

It’s kind surprising to see a car maker removing hybrid equipment from its cars. After all, with promises of all-electric motoring for everyone by (...)

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(...)

Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right)  promises to bring a “wow” factor to Toyota in the future. He was presenting a range of new models and concepts including the new Prius. special guest on the stand was Miami Marlins Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki (left)

A sporty low-roofed crossover running on hydrogen and able to drive and steer itself in heavy traffic and motorway situations: welcome to your new car(...)

PSA Peugeot Citroen is close to securing a deal that would allow it to build cars in India in factories owned by the Tata Group

PSA Peugeot Citroen is close to securing a deal that would allow it to build cars in India in factories owned by the Tata Group. According to India’s(...)

Craig Farrell, who has been appointed managing director of ZenithOptimedia. (Photograph: Conor McCabe)

Core Media, the largest media-buying agency in Ireland, has appointed Craig Farrell as the managing director of the Dublin-based ZenithOptimedia. Mr (...)