New Superb is bigger but emits as little as 95g/km of Co2.

Skoda has unveiled its new Superb saloon, except it’s not a saloon at all – this bigger, more imposing Superb is now a full-time hatchback. The curren(...)

Leon X-Perience: power comes from the VW Group 2.0-litre four-cylinder TDI engine in either 150hp or 180hp format and standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels

We’ve been waiting, some of us on tenterhooks, for the arrival of Seat’s first SUV. The Spanish brand has been working for almost a decade on a com(...)

Road test: Mazda2

After four years of hefty losses, Mazda is back in profit and as if to mark the occasion they’ve got a great looking supermini arriving here this Marc(...)

Focus ST: a proper quick car that is easily capable of piling on three-figure speeds between corners 2:29

I wanted many things when I was a teenager. Nike Air Jordans were pretty high on the list. As was a Series 1 Land Rover. And a hug from Pamela Anderso(...)

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago by a jury at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago.Melissa Delaney (24), who is(...)

Lars Himmer: “I came from having daily sales meetings, from standing on a step in the office every Friday rallying the staff and running the business on a daily basis, into the truck business, which is most certainly not run on a daily basis.”

Lars Himmer is a stand-up guy who clearly likes life on the move. The 6ft4 Dane eschews the traditional executive throne in favour of standing at a sh(...)

There was  good news for Toyota when the top 10 best-selling cars of 2009 underwent the NCT in 2013 - this being the first required test for cars, at four years old. The compact Yaris came out on top (87 per cent pass rate). File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Toyota, the car brand of choice for taxi drivers, sales reps and nuclear families, might just be the most reliable car on the road. That’s if the resu(...)

The 2016 Audi AG Q7 sports utility vehicle. European car sales rose 4.9 per cent in December from a year earlier

European car sales in 2014 rose for the first time in seven years on demand for low-cost motors from Renault and Volkswagen. The gradual revival from (...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

Garda Cliona Mulligan agreed with John Aylmer SC, defending, that his client was “absolutely” a fit and competent driver. She accepted that had there been an improvement in the road signs, Rachel Breen might have seen them

A Dublin-based occupational therapist who left a toddler with permanent facial scars after she drove dangerously through a busy junction has been give(...)