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(...)

Eamon Foley (55) of Drennan Road, Castlederg, Co Tyrone, was to be formally arraigned before Dungannon Crown Court for failing to annually reinform the authorities of his details as required under the terms of the sex offenders’ register. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

Convicted rapist Eamon Foley was freed on Thursday on continuing bail to find himself a new lawyer within a fortnight, after accusing his former solic(...)

Audi’s behemoth doesn’t seem so big anymore. With its enormous grille, like a garden gate welded to the front of a small tank, the first generation(...)

Ford’s new Mustang fastback - the raucous noise and taut chassis made it incredible fun to drive on German roads

Michael McAleer, Motoring editorJim Farley, Ford’s boss in Europe tells the tale of a teenage summer spent working in a factory in California that reb(...)

Slim and sporty: the new Opel Astra takes to the forest roads between France and Germany

We’re threading along narrow forest roads that criss-cross between France and Germany. Every 10 minutes or so, the signs change from one lingua to the(...)

“R u Mine?” That’s the Arctic Monkeys-inspired query hot hatch aficionados have been asking themselves since it was decided in 2002 that the GTI ju(...)

Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct: the Co Mayo engineering firm  won the overall Innovation of the Year award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A couple of US visitors broke away from their guided tour of Belfast’s historic City Hall on Friday night, abandoning talk of the past for a snapshot (...)

Volkswagen has its nose in front in the Irish new car sales market, ahead of rivals Toyota.

New car sales were up 30 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to last year, with 64,716 new cars registered up to the end of March. Volkswag(...)