The  Range Rover Evoque convertible SUV is displayed during the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The show may not have been the busiest in terms of new metal heading for Irish roads, but there is a scramble among carmakers for US market share a(...)

Digging deep into Frinton-on-Sea: behind the general air of wellbeing, the English coastal town is gripped by unfounded fear of the foreigner.

Perched on the East Anglian coast of Essex, with its cricket club, tennis club and golf club laid out side by side along the sea front, Frinton-on-Sea(...)

Hugh Cooney, who has died aged 63, was an accountant who chaired the board of Enterprise Ireland from 2008 to 2013 in very difficult economic conditio(...)

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(...)

As we nudged forward towards the rocky, sandy precipice, the nose of the Evoque bounced vertically down by about a foot and a loud clanging sound issu(...)

Is Mercedes’ IAA concept the best car of the Frankfurt show?

When the bosses of Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen start name-checking major political events in their motor show speeches, you know you are at a differe(...)

‘With its rotting fairytale castle, a duckpond featuring miniature boats full of refugees, a princess in a chariot crash being bombarded by paparazzi (above), and frowning staff, Dismaland is the latest in Banksy’s wry anti-establishment commentary battering his five favourite Cs: capitalism, conflict, conservatism, consumerism and celebrity.’ Photograph: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Over in Weston-Super-Mare, the artist Banksy has created a large installation in the form of a “bemusement park”. With its rotting fairytale castle, a(...)

Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Best in class Mercedes-Benz S-Class It may well be a horrendous cliche to point out that the big Merc is the best car in the luxury class, (...)