BMW chief executive Norbert Reithofer will become chairman of the carmaker’s supervisory board. Photograph: Tobias Hase/EPA

German carmaker BMW and larger rival Volkswagen announced surprise changes to top management on Tuesday, with the veteran CEO of the Munich-based luxu(...)

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Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)

A Coys classic cars auction: rapidly rising prices are pushing enthusiasts out of the market

In the past, buying a usable classic car made some financial sense. For example, you could go out and pick up a nice mid-1960s Mercedes-Benz SL for(...)

A Michael Jackson triple-signed radio licensed by MJJ Production, Inc, in 1984. His estate has become extremely  lucrative - it made $250 million by extending the singer’s contract with Sony Corp., and more than $260 million from This Is It, a film cobbled together from footage of Jackson rehearsing for a series of concerts canceled in the wake of his death. (Photograph: EPA/MICHAEL NELSON)

Elvis Presley boasts 12.4 million “likes” on Facebook and 187,000 followers on Twitter and recently released a duet with Barbra Streisand. Never mind (...)

A Porsche being through its paces at the Porsche Experience Centre, which is located adjacent to the Silverstone grand prix circuit
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As consumer confidence grows in our recovering economy, wallets are being loosened and luxury cars are starting to be driven off the forecourts aga(...)

Profit margins at its main passenger-car division rose for  first time in almost two years. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Volkswagen’s third-quarter earnings jumped as profit margins at its main passenger-car division rose for the first time in almost two years, adding to(...)

Fergal Sharkey had it right. Teenage dreams really are so hard to beat. The thing is that a lot of my teenage dreams were populated by Volvo estate(...)

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson: caught speeding  by a fixed camera while travelling between Whitby and London. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding, he has admitted.The outspoken car enth(...)

Top Gear presenters James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. The cast and crew of the show have flown out of Argentina after facing protests from politicians and army veterans for using a car whose number plate apparently referred to the Falklands/Malvinas War. File photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The cast and crew of BBC’s Top Gear had to abandon their cars at the roadside and flee Argentina after reportedly being pelted with stones by an angr(...)