Does Maserati’s first SUV have to be better than everything from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Range Rover? Or does it just have to be(...)

Raleigh Chopper

The basic form of the bicycle has remained largely unchanged since its inception. At its heart, it remains essentially a simple machine. And therein l(...)

 Ed Miliband speaks at a Labour Party event calling for voters to support Britain’s remaining in the EU. The former party leader is ‘now a backbencher trying to make himself useful’. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Britain has evolved a successful economy without evolving any affection for it. France, in contrast, cherishes its managed market as an expression of (...)

Skoda has its own SUV in the pipeline and the VisionS concept indicates what it will look like

The 2016 Geneva motor show will give us some pretty big hints as to the rest of the motoring year to come. Kicking off on March 1st, it will be the fi(...)

Porsche has responded to the fall off in Boxster sales  with a new four-cylinder turbo flat-four, in either 2.0-litre or 2.5-litre capacities.

The announcement of a new Jaguar or Porsche would be decently sized news all on its own, as would official details and images of a new Opel sports cou(...)

Burglars have stolen £15,000 in pound coins from a house in north England. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have said the 22st haul of currency was s(...)

Attendees visit the The Oculus Gear VR Theater with 4D during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Photograph: Patrick T  Fallon/Bloomberg

In the past few days I’ve repaired a robot, driven a Rover across Mars and zapped objects with a laser gun. And I did it all while mostly standing aro(...)

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(...)