Volvo rallied 6.9 per cent for the biggest gain in almost three years

The Iseq slipped 0.6 per cent, helped by falls at Fyffes and C&C related to their respective takeover stories, on an otherwise uneventful day. Eu(...)

UK police forces modify their vehicles significantly, an option denied to the Gardai.

Last night’s fatal crash on the M7, involving a Garda car which was pursuing another vehicle, has raised once again safety concerns about the age and (...)

Olof Persson, chief executive officer of Volvo AB. Photographer: Erik Abel/Bloomberg

Volvo jumped the most in more than four years in Stockholm trading as the Swedish truckmaker increased a cost-reduction target by 54 per cent and repo(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden (right) beat  George Coetzee of South Africa in the semi-final   of the Volvo World Match Play Championship at The London Club. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Henrik Stenson will face Mikko Ilonen in the final of the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday after the pair came through two hard-fought se(...)

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 (...)

Peugeot will use the upcoming Paris Motor Show to launch the new 308 GT, a high(ish)- performance version of its popular, award-winning 308 hatchback (...)

Ford’s new S-Max is promising a more premium-style look and feel and even sharper dynamics.

Ford has revealed the second generation S-Max ahead of the car’s debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. Based on the same new platform as the new Mo(...)

Climate conditions in Sweden “are appropriate for the products we sell: waterproof and breathable boots”.

Look closer at the well-heeled Stockholm crowd and you might notice something familiar: the Galway Boot from Irish company Dubarry. The Ballina(...)

Participants in the service design masterclass at the NCAD: their challenge was to conceive and run a live service for the public within three days.

A customer’s relationship with a service is often unpleasant and short. But occasionally something unexpected happens: a customer experiences somet(...)

France’s Victor Dubuisson plays a shot during yesterday’s pro-am before today’s start of the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

I bumped into Pádraig Harrington on the seventh tee during yesterday’s pro-am for the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre, which gave me the ch(...)