Improved insulation and efficient heating systems have cut energy bills by about €250,000 annually

Three offshore islands are outstripping the mainland in their drive to become carbon neutral by 2020. A pilot project involving use of electric cars a(...)

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(...)

Big and imposing: the Renault Talisman is the successor to the long-defunct Laguna

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Hyundai is the surprise sales leader in the first 10 days of the new 152 registration plate

Hyundai is the surprise sales leader in the first 10 days of the new 152 registration plate. Provisional figures show 15,203 new cars have been regis(...)

 Lamara Bell, a woman who lay in a crashed car beside her partner for three days, despite the accident being reported days earlier to Scottish police, has died.  Photograph: Police Scotland/PA Wire

A woman who lay in a crashed car beside her partner for three days, despite the crash being reported days earlier to Scottish police, has died. Lamara(...)

Renault-Nissan has announced that it has passed a significant milestone - the group as a whole has sold 250,000 electric cars

While we await the final coming of the electric car revolution (praise be to Saint Elon) Renault-Nissan has announced that it has passed a significan(...)

Volkswagen Group Chairman Martin Winterkorn said Bugatti would have both petrol- and hybrid-powered versions of its next horizon chaser and also confirmed Volkswagen would deliver a budget brand to rival Nissan’s Datsun and Renault’s Dacia.

The head of the Volkswagen Group has confirmed that the replacement for Bugatti’s Veyron will use hybrid power to breach the outgoing car’s astonishin(...)

The High Line in New York city is a great example of how planting and gardens can transform an urban experience

An exclusive roof garden designed for private shoppers in Harrods, London, was designed by Diarmuid Gavin recently – a green oasis in an otherwise (...)

Renault has never been easy on the Irish tongue. We emphasise the final “t”, much to the chagrin of the sensitive French ear. To them the “ult” end(...)

Hyundai i10

Best in class Hyundai i10 We’re starting to think that the Hyundai i10 might have some staying power. Even with the introduction of its i(...)