Zombie-proof: Elon Musk with Tesla’s new Model X. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Space entrepreneur, electric car pioneer and all-round innovator Elon Musk has delivered the first of his firm’s new Model X SUVs. Living up to his im(...)

Porsche chief executive Matthias Mueller leaves the new electric powered Porsche Mission E

It’s only Monday night, but Porsche may just have already given us the star of the Frankfurt motor show, and it has nothing to do with 0-100km/h times(...)

Porsche 911: a plug-in hybrid version of the long-lived sports car may not be far away

Elon Musk may be planning a colony on Mars, but the VW Group is planning to give him a good kicking in the electric car market before he gets there. V(...)

The Brewbot: its specially-designed app includes a recipe platform that allows anyone to download or create a recipe so that they can brew a beer of any style

Homebrewing is back in fashion, but anyone who has tried to do it can tell you it’s a cumbersome and complicated process. One company planning to make(...)

Cyber security researchers have found six significant flaws in Tesla’s Model S

Cyber security researchers have found six significant flaws in Tesla’s Model S cars that could allow hackers to take control of the vehicles and ha(...)

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
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Best in class Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV For all the developments in battery and electric car technology, going electric still isn’t easy an(...)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Best in class Mercedes-Benz S-Class It may well be a horrendous cliche to point out that the big Merc is the best car in the luxury class, (...)

Paul Mulvaney, executive director of innovation at the ESB: his presentation on Wednesday is likely to map out the ESB’s plan to remain the big player in Ireland’s energy pool. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography 2015

Paul Mulvaney is busy in his first floor office at ESB’s headquarters, putting the finishing touches to a presentation on how the one-time State-backe(...)

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive  of Tesla Motors, speaks during the unveiling of the company’s “Powerwall’ in Hawthorne, California. Photograph: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

There are few more fascinating figures in business today than Elon Musk, the PayPal co-founder who has gone on to specialise in attention-grabbing tra(...)

The unveiling of the Tesla Energy Powerwall Home Battery   during an event in Hawthorne, California. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Reuters

Electric car company Tesla has announced plans to expand into battery technology to power homes and businesses.The firm’s CEO, Elon Musk, unveiled the(...)