Wild Oats XI, the seven-time line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart race passes the ‘Organ Pipes’ cliff face off the New South Wales coast. Photograph: Carlo Borlenghi/Rolex

World sailing interest focuses on Australia this morning as a record 119 yachts gather for the 70th Sydney-Hobart Race that will include Irish crews.A(...)

Some 80 per cent of Volvo customes shop online, according to research from the company which also suggest many will do the same for cars in the future

Volvo has said it will start selling vehicles online as it rolls out new models to compete with German luxury rivals such as BMW. The Swedish carmaker(...)

The new Discovery Sport is the replacement for the outgoing Freelander model.

Somewhere on the side of an Icelandic hill sits a €70,000 new Land Rover Discovery Sport, abandoned and entombed in icy snow. As I write this from the(...)

Lars Himmer will move from  VW in Germany where he is head of group sales strategy

After some weeks of speculation following the departure of former MD Simon Elliot, Volkswagen Group Ireland has announced who its new boss is going to(...)

Volkswagen Group Ireland’s new managing director Lars Himmer said he believed the company could grow its market share here

Lars Himmer has been appointed as the new managing director of Volkswagen Group Ireland to replace Simon Elliot who left the company in September to t(...)

It was 20 years ago last month when a team of designers, coders and magazine publishers inadvertently unleashed on an unsuspecting world one of the mo(...)

Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)

Justin Slattery aboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam at the front of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. Photograph: Matt Knighton/Getty Images

This is like playing a game of chess except the board measures 3,000 miles wide and 5,000 miles long. We’re on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam a(...)

Fergal Sharkey had it right. Teenage dreams really are so hard to beat. The thing is that a lot of my teenage dreams were populated by Volvo estate(...)

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(...)