Since the boats went down, a large, luxurious green motor yacht has been attracting a good deal of attention at Dun Laoghaire. It looks much more like(...)

Boom models include the Jeep Renegade (above), Renault’s Captur and the BMW X5

The once-troubled European car market has just posted its biggest sales rise in six years, with 1.166 million new cars sold in April.Now in its 20th c(...)

By 2020, 50 per cent of value creation will be based on apps, software, electronic systems and digital services, Audi sales chief Luca de Meo said.

Audi expects that electronics and digital features will become just as important as sheer horsepower for global carmakers as they brace for a fundamen(...)

A car dashboard displaying HERE software

The contest for Nokia’s maps business HERE has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third gr(...)

Over 90 per cent of buyers who financed their new car with a PCP (Personal Contract Plan) from VW Bank in 2012 are opting for another PCP when their contracts mature. Photo: Bloomberg

Over 90 per cent of buyers who financed their new car with a PCP (Personal Contract Plan) from VW Bank in 2012 are opting for another PCP when their c(...)

Porsche’s new, smaller Panamera will draw on the looks of this concept car

Porsche has plans not only for a four-door saloon smaller than the current Panamera, but is also plotting to take that model (so-far dubbed the Pajun,(...)

 VW says new tech will mean its W12   is the most efficient 12-cylinder engine  in the world

Volkswagen has used the opportunity of a somewhat obscure motor industry get-together, the International Vienna Motor Symposium, to show off some of i(...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus stock was up slightly but Ryanair fell by 1.8% as speculation about an IAG bid returns. Photograph: Eric Luke

The dollar bounced back from four-month lows, while Greek bond yields jumped on worries the country would not be able to make its debt payments.Wall (...)

More than 550,000 equities in building materials giant CRH changed hands in Dublin

Retailers and miners helped European stocks post their best three-day advance since January. Analysts believe both sides will find a way to hold off (...)

Super-GTI goes on sale next year to mark 40th anniversary of the original hot Golf.

The annual gathering of VW GTI fans at Worthersee in Austria has become a major event for Volkswagen, and it often chooses the festival to be a launch(...)