Irish-American property and sports billionaire Frank McCourt at a Los Angeles Dodgers game. Photograph: Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers

Nestled inside the historic Horse Guards Parade is a beautiful arena which is the setting of the eleventh leg of the 2014 Longines Global Champions(...)

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen predicted the iPhone would not succeed. Now, the business guru explains, it was disruptive after all; the market disrupted was for laptops rather than mobile phones. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, I described the responses of music and book publishers to digital technology. The evolution of these industries illustrates the “innovator’(...)

Google’s prototype driverless car

Thanks to renewed government and legislative efforts, British roads may be bumper to bumper with autonomous cars sooner than you might expect. Whet(...)

Mexican telecoms billionare Carlos Slim also believes retirement should be later.

Carlos Slim’s proposal that we work a three-day week sounds crazy. But many, in 1922, thought Henry Ford crazy when he announced that his staff would (...)

Beijing traffic: car sales are one area where the Chinese economy remains in double-digit growth. Passenger-vehicle sales rose 13 per cent in May as foreign carmakers continued to build up share from local brands. Photograph: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

Ford opened 88 new Ford dealerships in a single day last week – 88 is a very auspicious number in China, and the total number of Chinese Ford dealer p(...)

Perched above terraced gardens dropping down to the banks of the Argideen river, near Clonakilty, Lisselan House cuts a fairy tale dash. It was built (...)

The Ford Mustang’s $2,368 price tag in 1964 made it affordable to the horde of baby boomers that were just reaching driving age or heading off to college. Photograph: Reuters/Ford Motor Company

It’s weird to be jealous of your car. But I am. Men look at my car with such naked lust, their eyes devouring the curves and chrome, that I oft(...)

Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

William Clay Ford senior, the last surviving grandchild of Ford Motor company founder Henry Ford, died on Sunday at age 88, the company said. (...)

Alan Mulally, chief executive officer of Ford, said he believed there would always be a market for cars. Photograph: Andrew Harrer

Ford Motor, which pioneered the affordable mass-produced motor car, is looking to play a bigger role in building public transport vehicles or integr(...)

PayPal founder and Tesla chief Musk with Taoiseach Enda Kenny  at the Dublin Web Summit in the RDS yesterday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ireland needs engineering talent to build technology companies, and should remove third-level fees to attract it, Elon Musk told the Web Summit. The e(...)