German transport minister Alexander Dobrindt answers questions at a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday about developments in the Volkswagen scandal. Photograph: EPA/Saoeren Stache

Germany is to retest all Volkswagen car models to gauge their genuine emissions levels after new revelations from the carmaker six weeks into its bigg(...)

Nearly all manufacturers sold more cars in September compared with the same month last year

Strong demand for German cars helped lift European sales in September, industry data showed on Friday, contributing to the 25th consecutive month of g(...)

VWs in the US used software that could detect when the car was being tested and run treatments to reduce nitrogen oxides. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Recalls are a fact of life for car firms. The average passenger car has tens of thousands of parts supplied by a multitude of sources, all of which ar(...)

Demand for new vehicles has slowed abruptly in China as its  stock market slump compounds the effects of a cooling economy. Photograph: Reuters.

Volkswagen and other major carmakers have begun reining in Chinese production, wages and other costs, industry sources said, as executives put a brave(...)

Hyundai had a strong June, keeping ix35 sales on the boil.

For the first time in 2015, car sales dropped in June compared to the same month last year. The fall was relatively slight, from 1,684 cars in June 20(...)

 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(...)

No it’s not he Land Rover Evoque - this is in fact the Land Wind X7, though we can see how you might be confused

If you put a Range Rover Evoque and a Landwind X7 next to each other, frankly Maurice Wilks would be hard pressed to tell them apart. The Landwind see(...)

Volkswagen was back on top as the best-selling new car brand by the end of February. Last month Toyota took the lead on the German giant.

The sales of new cars in Ireland grew by 24 per cent in February, compared to the same period last year, bringing the total sales gain over 2014 to 28(...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)