Toyota has some headline- grabbing figures to shout about with its new Prius: an average fuel economy figure of 3 l/100km (or 93.8mpg in old money) an(...)

Look, ma,  no hands: A self-driving Toyota Lexus on busy Tokyo streets – it’s unnerving at first. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

“Tech revolution” is an over-used term, but what’s happening in the motoring world right now is truly monumental. Not since the first car took to the(...)

Mercedes GLE: Upturn in economy means an upswing in demand in the SUV market

Mercedes-Benz is primed for its latest major product assault for 2016 as it continues to work towards the target of becoming the best-selling premi(...)

A Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI being measured for emissions at a repair shop in Frankfurt. Photograph: Patrick Pleul

The official Irish numbers are out: 79,348 Irish motorists own cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests. A further 30,000 used impo(...)

Opel Karl: a city car that will appeal to those who seek little more than a small functional runabout, where price and practicality usurp all other potential features

The death of a couple trapped in a crashed car for three days this summer sadly coincided with the launch of a system designed to prevent just such fa(...)

The curse of the coupe crossover strikes again. Where BMW led with its X6, Mercedes has chosen to follow. And the end result is as oddball and ridicul(...)

By opting to abandon the “twindoor” system that configured the car as a kind of cross between a saloon and a five-door, the new Superb is much better in looks

The Skoda Superb formula hasn’t actually changed all that much down the years. It all about executive-style space with family-style pricing. That’s(...)

Volvo’s XC90 loosens lower jaws. In an era of identikit model ranges, where every German model differs from the rest in terms of scale, the Volvo c(...)

BMW may just have answered the prayers of well-heeled south Dublin suburban families courtesy of its latest X5 variant. With the introduction of it(...)

Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany crosses the finish line to win the Le Mans 24-hour

Once more Le Mans 24 hours proved to be the pinnacle of motorsport: pitting man and man-made machine against the laws of nature and ever more rigorous(...)