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(...)

Volvo wants its Concept Estate to set the template for a return to load-lugging greatness

You can probably date the demise of the estate (or station wagon) in American life to the release of the 1983 film, National Lampoon’s Vacation, in wh(...)

Volvo desperately needed a new XC90 to compete in the SUV segment, given that the outgoing model was first launched in 2003.

When Chinese group Geely bought Volvo from Ford for $1.8 billion in 2010, you have to wonder if they realised quite the level of investment that was g(...)

After 11 years – and an $11 billion investment – Volvo is showcasing its future with the second generation Volvo XC90. Yes, you read that right: $11 b(...)

Kerry yachtsman Damian Foxall is competing on MOD70 trimaran Oman Sail with Sidney Gavignet.

When it comes to bucket lists and sailing, distance races such as the Fastnet, Sydney to Hobart and Newport to Bermuda are often cited as “must-do” e(...)

Opel has been eager to beef up its image as the tide turns and families – and corporate types – start to return to the market. The good news fo(...)

The last Focus RS had 300hp and near-911 levels of performance

Ford is reportedly working on an all-new Focus RS, which is expected to hit the road with a whopping 330hp, yet still with front-wheel drive. Accordin(...)