By opting to abandon the “twindoor” system that configured the car as a kind of cross between a saloon and a five-door, the new Superb is much better in looks

The Skoda Superb formula hasn’t actually changed all that much down the years. It all about executive-style space with family-style pricing. That’s(...)

Collapse of Imtech - which has a workforce of more than 22,000 in 35 countries, including Ireland, and annual sales of more than €4 billion - is one of the biggest blows to the Dutch business sector in the seven years since the start of the economic crisis.

Once the darling of the Amsterdam stock exchange, Imtech, one of Europe’s largest engineering and technical services providers, was still hoping on F(...)

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(...)

New Skoda Superb: now on sale in Ireland with prices starting at €26,795 for the entry-level 1.4-litre petrol version

Skoda plans to achieve a market share of over 7 per cent - and a top five position - in the coming years. That’s according to its brand director in I(...)

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(...)

Perhaps it’s my half-English background but I do like a nice, big estate. Something you can really stretch your legs in, something that speaks of l(...)

Hyundai is the surprise sales leader in the first 10 days of the new 152 registration plate

Hyundai is the surprise sales leader in the first 10 days of the new 152 registration plate. Provisional figures show 15,203 new cars have been regis(...)

A drug addict jailed for driving the wrong way up the M50 motorway and crashing into cars has avoided being given extra jail time following his own failed appeal against sentence

A drug addict jailed for driving the wrong way up the M50 motorway and crashing into cars has avoided being given extra jail time following his own fa(...)

Hyundai had a strong June, keeping ix35 sales on the boil.

For the first time in 2015, car sales dropped in June compared to the same month last year. The fall was relatively slight, from 1,684 cars in June 20(...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)