Predictions for May: The new Amazon Prime motoring series begins, and the first episode consists entirely of Jeremy Clarkson speaking directly to the camera and “just saying what’s on his mind.” Three international incidents, a dozen lawsuits and one minor war result, along with a vendetta against Clarkson from Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Neil Briscoe dusted off his crystal ball to foresee the year ahead - but his predictions are about as likely to arrive as flying cars January Volksw(...)

Mattias Bergman, President, National Electric Vehicle Sweden: This cooperation is one of the steps for NEVS to become a front-runner in the automotive industry, with focus on electric vehicles

Saab is dead, we all know that, but could a jolt of electricity be about to be fired into the Swedish car makers corpse? The assets of what was once S(...)

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test. A total of 48 per cent of cars – or just over 650,000 – passed the test last year compared t(...)

Technik Airmotive Ireland facility in Saggart: closed earlier this year with the loss of over 400 jobs

The former Lufthansa Technik Airmotive Ireland facility in Saggart, which closed earlier this year with the loss of over 400 jobs, is on the market f(...)

Opel, which nearly came a cropper in the recession, is celebrating an increase in its pan-European dealer network

Some of the car makers most seriously affected by the economic downturn seem to be making decent strides towards returning to health. Opel, which near(...)

Me & My Money

Are you a saver or a spender? A spender, unfortunately. I am not so bad on big things, but if I have cash in my wallet I feel obliged to get rid of(...)

A substantial industrial land bank fronting on to the N7 Naas Road at Baldonnell Business Park is expected to be of interest to a range of developers (...)

 Apple makes its next move in hands-free smartphone technology for car drivers when it unveils a new, integrated iPhone voice-control system at the Geneva Motor Show this week

The race to dominate the in-car technology market took a new turn this week when Apple unveiled its long-awaited in-car system, CarPlay. (...)

A  JAS 39C Gripen jet  built by Saab. Brazil has  awarded a $4.5bn contract to Saab  to replace its ageing fleet of fighter jets, a surprise coup for the Swedish company after news of US spying on Brazilians helped derail Boeing’s chances for the deal

Saab surged in Stockholm as it beat Boeing to supply 36 jet fighters for Brazil’s air force. Meanwhile Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has called a(...)

The Lexus GS300h: Inside the car, the cabin is awash with premium features.

It seems the BMW 520d is now as common a sight in south Dublin as a Toyota on a taxi rank. The race for volume by the premium brands, and the disappea(...)