Volkswagen group  chairman Ferdinand Piech  who listens to Volkswagen  chief executive Martin Winterkorn during the media day of the IAA (Internationale Automobil Ausstellung) international motor show in Frankfurt

Martin Winterkorn will stay on as chief executive of Volkswagen, the German carmaker said on Friday, in an unprecedented defeat for its powerful chair(...)

Bentley Continental GT V8: The Continental GT has been a soaring success for Bentley – it was the first model launched under Volkswagen ownership and instantly took the venerable British luxury brand from making a paltry couple of thousand cars a year to runaway sales success. 2:18

It’s the little things you’ll start to notice. Such as how the heated rail didn’t toast your towels quite the way you like them today. Or that the fin(...)

Mark Hayes: “It takes about three months of banging your head against the wall until you realise that if you’re going to be successful here, you have to work with their methods.”

Mark Hayes left Drimnagh Castle CBS in 1989 and spent a week cycling around west Dublin looking for a car dealer willing to take him on as an apprenti(...)

Inspector Michael O’Connor said thieves are using fishing rods and hooks to prise car keys from hallways and hall tables late at night.

Householders have been warned not to put their car keys in a place which they can be accessed through their letter boxes. Opportunistic thieves are us(...)

Next SLK will go front-drive and become an Audi TT rival

Mercedes is planning to utterly change its SLK model as it seeks to convert its convertible into a rival for Audi’s TT. The SLK has, since its origina(...)

VW’s key players Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Piech.

The power struggle at Volkswagen escalated over the weekend, as a rift emerged between the Porsche and Piëch families that control the carmaker and(...)

New car sales are up by over 30 per cent based on both registration and licensing figures for the first three months of 2015

The number of new cars taxed for the first time during the first three months of this year is up 33.5 per cent on the same period last year. By the en(...)

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city

An 80-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Limerick city. The crash happened shortly after midnight o(...)

Mercedes’s  pickup will be launched on global markets by 2020.

Mercedes has revealed a first sketch of a medium-sized pickup truck which it intends to launch on to global markets by 2020. “The Mercedes-Benz picku(...)

Volkswagen has its nose in front in the Irish new car sales market, ahead of rivals Toyota.

New car sales were up 30 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to last year, with 64,716 new cars registered up to the end of March. Volkswag(...)