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Fuel economy and the feelgood factor: those are the big themes from the opening day of the Paris motor show, which boasts all the usual glitz and gla(...)

Chief Designer Ian Callum poses alongside the new Jaguar XE automobile during its the World Premier launch in London last month.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Audi A big show for Audi this one, as it continues its relentless march into every motoring niche. The facelifts of the A6 and Q3 will get their (...)

The Disabled Drivers Motorshow and Conference will run at the RDS, Dublin, over the weekend of October 4th to 6th next. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Disabled Drivers Motorshow and Conference, organised by the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) will take place at the RDS, Dublin, ove(...)

The new third-generation Skoda Fabia.

Skoda has confirmed its new Fabia supermini will go on sale in Ireland from January with prices expectd to start at around €15,000. As the car is posi(...)

VW is feeling the chilly wind of cost cuts and union anger as it seeks to trim €5 billion from its bills

While it remains Europe’s biggest and richest car-maker and is neck-and-neck in the global sales race with those two other automotive titans, General (...)

‘The beautiful woman I met at a bar told me she wasn’t a lesbian, but if she was, she would like to sleep with Fiona Shaw [above].’ Photograph: Tullio M Puglia/Getty Images

Pencils ready, girls: mo laethanta saoire: my summer holidays. Mary, close your mouth and stop looking gormless; if the wind changes, you’ll stay l(...)

Simon Elliott, outgoing chief executive of Volkswagen Group Ireland and new managing director of MAN UK. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Simon Elliott is leaving to take up a new role as managing director of VW-owned Man truck and bus division in(...)

 Seat has leaked this early outline drawing of the 2016 Ibiza, which will be based on the same shrunken MQB platform as the new Audi A1 and the next-generation VW Polo

With small hatchback sales across Europe dwindling in the face of competition from compact crossovers, many car makers are reducing their investments (...)

Second quarter profit for GM tumbled from $1.26 billion in Q2 2013 to $190 million this year

Costs associated with the massive “Ignition Switch” safety recall and the continued expense of restructuring Opel’s European operations have massively(...)

Skoda has shifted 4,426 vehicles so far this year, giving it a 6.75 per cent market share.
Skoda’s sales rise by 25%

Skoda has dramatically expanded its sales in Ireland, with sales rising 25 per cent in the first half of 2014, compared to the same period in 2013. Sk(...)