Gardaí at the scene of the shooting of Eddie Hutch at Poplar Row, North Strand, Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The getaway car used in the murder of Eddie Hutch on Monday night was not stolen and “significant progress” has been made in tracing its owner, gardaí(...)

Kia  wants to take on, specifically, the BMW 3 Series, showcasing its ambitions with the Nova concept

We know now that Hyundai has its eyes squarely on the prize of snatching premium-badge sales from BMW and Audi, and will later this year launch its ne(...)

Volkswagen Financial Services, a bank owned by Volkswagen, in Braunschweig, Germany. Volkswagen Financial Services has helped VW’s growth, but its focus on the company’s cars could endanger profits if the emissions-cheating scandal continues to undercut sales. (Gordon Welters/The New York Times)

Volkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Europe’s largest banks, and its loan portfolio appears vulnerable to the (...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

California is finalising the rules needed to allow everyday use of self-driving cars. Photograph: The New York Times

Google envisions a world where a blind man can get in his car alone and tell it to take him to the grocery store. California regulators say self-drivi(...)

Audi: top choice for Irish drivers

Irish motorists do not support moves to link motoring fines with a person’s income. The survey of 6,255 motorists in Ireland by insurance firm 123.ie(...)

Jaguar XF: tweaks on new model are minor when it comes to the aesthetics

The XF is the car that saved Jaguar. We might not recognise it right now, but in the annals of the big cat’s history, the XF will be a turning point.(...)

A man who performed a handbrake turn into oncoming rush hour traffic in order to avoid gardaí­ has been sentenced to four and half years with the las(...)

Masters students from Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering Giacinto Rittgers and Niall Williams will develop  sports cars with Ferrari over the next six months as they intern with the iconic Italian motor company.

The Ferrari motor company and Trinity College Dublin are building a research relationship that will see vehicle and component designs coming from Ital(...)

More than 40 million surveys have been conducted with the Netigate platform over the last 10 years

Netigate, a Swedish provider of cloud-based services for online surveys, is to create 45 jobs at its new international headquarters in Cork. The new (...)