The Wicklow 200km cycle ride: there are a few important differences between urban and rural cycling. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Do you remember the first time you cycled out of your mother or father’s eyesight and earshot, your young brain nearly exploding with the realisation (...)

Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer of PSA Peugeot Citroen, has promised that between now and 2021 his two vehicle brands (three if you count Citroen’s luxury DS spinoff) will launch 26 new passenger cars and eight new commercial vehicles including a pickup truck for the burgeoning one-tonne market.

PSA Peugeot Citroen seems to have shaken off the last shackles of its recession worries and is striking ahead with an ambitious plan dubbed ‘Push To P(...)

Linda Jackson,  chief executive, Citroën

In an otherwise nondescript industrial estate on the outskirts of Paris, we’re seated in the corner of a domed windowless room, reminiscent of an emp(...)

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(...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

Never mind how do you sold a problem like Maria? We’ll leave that one to Colonel Von Trapp. No, a much bigger problem is how do you refresh and updat(...)

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(...)

VW has developed four distinct sub-models for the Tiguan though – a basic ‘vanilla’ model, a more rugged off-road-style version, a very sporty and aggressive looking R-Line version and, still billed as a show car but definitely destined for production, a plugin hybrid GTE model

The new Tiguan is the first salvo in Volkswagen’s all-important assault on the global mid-size SUV market. Although the outgoing model has been succes(...)

Citroen’s Irish operations are to be taken over by independent UK car distributor IM Group.

Citroën’s Irish operation is to be taken over by independent UK car distributor IM Group. The sale of Citroën Motors Ireland, which will be completed(...)

Subaru needs to make greater strides in the engine department. The  gearbox strains and bellows under full acceleration

As the late, great Frank Gorshin would have said, “Riddle me this, riddle me that”. Riddle me how a car company, which utterly trounces Volkswagen (...)