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(...)

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(...)

Car makers are starting to have some regrets  about opening the door to Google’s software

Both Volkswagen and Mercedes have used a major European car industry conference to raise concerns that tech giant Google is using in-car systems to ga(...)

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This would have been the heavyweight battle of the motor market a few years ago. However, as we come out of the worst of the recession, the landscape (...)

New front end styling considerably lifts the Megane’s looks. 3:57

It may seem somewhat odd to say it now, at a time when VW, Ford and Toyota dominate the car sales charts, but the Renault Megane was once the b(...)

Vehicles are covered with protective wrap as workers prepare for the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Reuters

The global car industry is spending more on research and development than ever before as manufacturers try to stay ahead of a rapidly shifting market (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel with the head of the BMW plant in Leipzig, Manfred Erlacher. Photograph: Peter Endig/AP

While Angela Merkel hunts for a coalition partner, her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has confirmed it received a €690,000 donation from the family (...)

The best-selling car last month was the BMW 5-Series

New car registrations were up 20 per cent last month compared to August last year, as the new 132 registration system seemed to continue to lift summe(...)