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(...)

Renault Ireland is the new sponsor of The Late Late Show, following Sky Broadband’s decision not to renew its deal for a third year. Renault is under(...)

Vehicles burnt in Tianjin’s warehouse explosion on August 14th. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images

One of the most powerful images from last week’s devastating explosion in Tianjin was the charred remains of rows and rows of cars lined up in logisti(...)

Three PSNI cars were involved in an alleged pursuit which was said to have reached up to 90mph before Richard David Kirk (25) was stopped in east Belfast.

A banned motorist accused of trying to escape police by speeding towards oncoming motorway traffic acted in panic, the High Court heard on Friday. R(...)

0:31

Smoke was still billowing from the site of two devastating explosions in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin early on Friday, as relatives contin(...)

The idea of merging a minibus format of multi-seat rows into a family car originated in France. Renault’s Espace is often named as the first real p(...)

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(...)

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

Renault has unveiled the successor to the long-defunct Laguna saloon and estate and it’s called the Talisman. Based on the same CMF-CD (common (...)