Created in China, how China is becoming a global innovator by Georges Haouer and Max Von Zedtwitz

With concern rising about the economic health of China, this interesting and well researched look at how the global superpower is transforming itself (...)

The new VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid at the Brussels Motor Show this week: majority of VW owners are unfazed by recent scandal. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

More than three quarters of Volkswagen owners remain loyal to the German car brand despite the recent emissions scandal, with 78 per cent stating that(...)

Leilani Muenter’s Tesla S, which the professional race car driver, environmental advocate and vegan was able to purchase with cloth seats instead of the standard leather ones. Tesla, which has introduced synthetic leather as an option on its new Model X SUV, is the latest automaker to join the industry’s push to project a more environmentally responsible image.

For the eco-conscious car buyer, Tesla’s luxury electric vehicles are proof that performance doesn’t have to be sacrificed at the altar of saving the (...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)

Herbert Diess of Volkswagen  unveils the BUDD-e electric and connected car during a keynote address at CES

Remember when the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was actually about things you could buy, put in your house and play music on? That’s how it all sta(...)

James Park, chief executive  of Fitbit: Wall Street reacted badly to Fitbit’s first product launch since last year’s initial public offering, sending its shares down by as much as 13 per cent by early afternoon after the Blaze was unveiled. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

As the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show opens today in Las Vegas, a plethora of pre-show press conferences mixed car firms with t(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk demonstrates the falcon wing doors on the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

These days, we talk about cars and eco-friendly cars, but soon we will just talk about cars. Cars which used to be set up to be economical were speci(...)

The Volvo S90 uses much the same technology as the successful XC90 SUV

Volvo has unveiled its new saloon, the S90, which is the second model in its full brand reinvention. That began last year with the critically-acclaime(...)

Cometh the recovery, cometh the cars. Timing is everything when you are launching a new car and for a premium brand such as Lexus, a vibrant economy (...)

The group has 10 dealerships across Ireland and is due to open a  Jaguar and Land Rover outlet in Airside Retail Park in north Co Dublin

One of Ireland’s largest car retailers, Joe Duffy Motor Group, more than a doubled its profits last year as car sales recovered from the recess(...)