Chief Designer Ian Callum poses alongside the new Jaguar XE automobile during its the World Premier launch in London last month.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Audi A big show for Audi this one, as it continues its relentless march into every motoring niche. The facelifts of the A6 and Q3 will get their (...)

Italian consumer advocacy group, is taking Volkswagen and Fiat to court over misleading fuel economy claims

Altroconsumo, an Italian consumer advocacy group, is taking Volkswagen and Fiat to court, alleging misleading fuel economy claims, and it’s encouragin(...)

VW is feeling the chilly wind of cost cuts and union anger as it seeks to trim €5 billion from its bills

While it remains Europe’s biggest and richest car-maker and is neck-and-neck in the global sales race with those two other automotive titans, General (...)

Simon Elliott, outgoing chief executive of Volkswagen Group Ireland and new managing director of MAN UK. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Simon Elliott is leaving to take up a new role as managing director of VW-owned Man truck and bus division in(...)

In the week of Dublin Horse Show it seemed appropriate to abandon the usual array of school-run soft-roaders that fill suburban driveways and opt f(...)

 Seat has leaked this early outline drawing of the 2016 Ibiza, which will be based on the same shrunken MQB platform as the new Audi A1 and the next-generation VW Polo

With small hatchback sales across Europe dwindling in the face of competition from compact crossovers, many car makers are reducing their investments (...)

Ford  has temporarily suspended production at one of its South African plants due to a strike at some of its suppliers. Photo: Getty Images

American motor company Ford said on Monday it has temporarily suspended production at one of its South African plants due to a strike at some of its s(...)

The high-tech new 1.0-litre turbo petrol will be key to Corsa’s appeal

“We’re not out to create a line-up of Russian dolls.” That’s the word from Mark Adams, vice president of design at GM Europe, when quizzed about wh(...)

Can Ford’s new Mondeo stay competitive in a shrinking marketplace?

Ford reckons that by platform sharing the upcoming new Mondeo with various US market Lincoln models, it can make its new four-door saloon more competi(...)

Track record: The SEAT Leon Cupra 280 is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, with a scintillating laptime of 1:05.68 on Mondello Park’s National Circuit, quite an achievement for a five-door practical hatch with decent-sized luggage compartment and standard tyres 1:46

One of the most accurate ways to test a car’s performance and handling attributes is to drive it on track. A race circuit is the ideal venue for pu(...)