Police in the Spanish island of Ibiza are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man from Northern Ireland.

A man from Northern Ireland has died less than 24 hours after arriving with a group of friends for a holiday on the Spanish island of Ibiza. He has b(...)

Car firms, struggling with lacklustre growth in established markets are hoping to reap lucrative business from re-opened Iran, but will face stiff competition from Chinese rivals

The world’s carmakers have been plotting their assault on Iran for several years. But when they arrive in the newly opened country - marking a long-aw(...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)

For all the uncertainty over Greece, European equities overall are set for their best week since January

Blue-chip euro zone stocks slipped on Friday, with a recent Greece-driven relief rally showing signs of fading as investor focus shifts to the corpora(...)

Volvo’s XC90 loosens lower jaws. In an era of identikit model ranges, where every German model differs from the rest in terms of scale, the Volvo c(...)

Boats in Dublin Bay compete in the Dun Laoghaire Regatta where winds caused the postponement of some classes. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

If Dublin Bay once had a reputation as a light airs sailing venue in mid-July, that moniker has been well and truly trounced after two days of hard(...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

BMW 3 Series

Best in class BMW 3 Series When a recipe is as fundamentally tasty as a compact, light, rear-drive sporting saloon, you don’t tend to mind(...)

Volvo XC90

Best in class Volvo XC90 A dozen years ago, with the launch of the first XC90, Volvo proved to us that it could make a serious contender i(...)