Will anything generate more Geneva headlines than Ferrari’s gorgeous 488 GTB?

There are physically bigger shows (Frankfurt and its roller-skate-friendly hall sizes for instance) and there are shows that arguably have more influe(...)

Mercedes C-Class: Finally Mercedes has a model that really does compete with the A4 and 3 Series

This year’s car of the year competition is something of a curate’s egg: there is no stand-out winner for me. Last year, the title was won by the Pe(...)

Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda gestures during the pre-season testings at Montmelo racetrack in Barcelona - following a crash at the track he is now recovering well in hospital. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

Fernando Alonso’s manager says the two-time world champion is doing well after spending the night in hospital following a heavy crash in testing.Alons(...)

Spain’s Fernando Alonso of McClaren crashed after completing 20 laps on  the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Fernando Alonso suffered a concussion in a crash during Formula One pre-season testing in Spain. The driver was airlifted to hospital after his McLar(...)

The Nissan Leaf at a recharging station: the car will be available to buyers in France for €14,390 from April as a result of a new swappage scheme

Europe’s appetite for electrically powered cars surged by 37 per cent last year, but still made up just more than half a per cent of the continent’s n(...)

Paris has followed the lead of Berlin and is instigating a plan to ban the most polluting vehicles from its city streets.

Paris has followed the lead of Berlin and is instigating a plan to ban the most polluting vehicles from its city streets. The plan, which is said to b(...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

There was  good news for Toyota when the top 10 best-selling cars of 2009 underwent the NCT in 2013 - this being the first required test for cars, at four years old. The compact Yaris came out on top (87 per cent pass rate). File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Toyota, the car brand of choice for taxi drivers, sales reps and nuclear families, might just be the most reliable car on the road. That’s if the resu(...)

The NCT centre at Font Hill Road, Dublin. The average pass rate per centre is 48 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 2:13

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test (NCT) new figures show. A total of 52 per cent of cars – or more than 650,000 – did not p(...)

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test. A total of 48 per cent of cars – or just over 650,000 – passed the test last year compared t(...)