Mattias Bergman, President, National Electric Vehicle Sweden: This cooperation is one of the steps for NEVS to become a front-runner in the automotive industry, with focus on electric vehicles

Saab is dead, we all know that, but could a jolt of electricity be about to be fired into the Swedish car makers corpse? The assets of what was once S(...)

The Green Dragon 70ft racing boat: its construction at a cost of €4.7 million was funded by a group of businesspeople gathered by Enda  O’Coineen. Photograph: Alan Betson

The maxi yacht Green Dragon, which circumnavigated the globe for Ireland and China in the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race, has left its home port of Gal(...)

Dublin Bus driver William Healy gets the feel for one of the company’s 90 new buses. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:16

Ninety new double-decker buses with dedicated spaces for buggies are to be added to the Dublin Bus fleet. The buses have separate wheelchair spaces an(...)

Skoda has come out on top of the latest JD Power car buyer satisfaction survey

The latest round of JD Power car buyer satisfaction surveys makes for interesting reason, especially for those who’ve recently bought a Skoda or a car(...)

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(...)