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(...)

Pre-reging can drive down used car values

While we celebrate the end of a much-improved year for new car sales, and anticipate the boom in new car sales in 2015, it’s quite likely that as m(...)

Eddie Murphy, outgoing MD at Ford: “This year, from a passenger car perspective, it was a difficult year because we didn’t have the new Mondeo.”

After 14 years at the wheel of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy is handing back the keys. During his tenure the motor trade in Ireland saw its best times(...)

 Toyota Motor Corp emblem: David Shannon is handing over the keys to Toyota’s Ireland operations on December 31st to his deputy Steve Tormey. Shannon was behind the wheel at Toyota for 20 years as managing director.  Photograph: EPA/Kimimasa Mayama

It’s all change at the top of the three leading car brands in Ireland, as the motor trade prepares for a return to better days. With sales expectation(...)

Ciarán McMahon, currently Ford’s national sales director, will replace Eddie Murphy as managing director of Ford Ireland from January 1st, 2015

After 14 years at the helm of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy (58) is retiring as chairman and managing director, ending a career that last 35 years wit(...)

‘It’s a bit addictive. If someone puts something bogus up you can go on and prove him wrong and get into a debate. If you win, you think, I’ve got (...)