X5 xDrive40e: new hybrid model gets a 313hp turbo-charged 2.0 litre four-cylinder engine

Describing any BMW X5 as a mundane model sounds a trifle odd, especially one packing cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology, but that is exactly how (...)

The Lexus RC-F: Has the dramatic look to turn heads and the meaty performance to prove that Lexus knows how to pack a punch

Akio Toyoda is a petrolhead. It’s easy to forget that traitin the man at the wheel of the Toyota auto giant, amid all the engineering activity arou(...)

Tesla plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months as part of a continuing series of free software upgrades delivered wirelessly to  owners. It also intorudced a new “Range assurance” system for owners.

Tesla Motors plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months, chief executive Elon Musk said Thursday.The automatic ste(...)

A bull figure in front of the Dax board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. As Europe’s biggest exporter, Germany has benefited from quantitative easing’s deliberate weakening of the euro

Germany’s Dax index broke through, and closed above, the 12,000 barrier for the first time yesterday as German equities emerged as the main beneficiar(...)

Motorists have been warned if they mislead Revenue and the insurers as to the size of their vehicles, their insurance policies will be void in the event of an accident. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized 18 luxury BMW cars as part of an investigation into an alleged scam to defraud the Revenue Commissioners by under-declaring the siz(...)

BMW says it is not helping Apple build a car

BMW has scotched rumours that it might be helping computer giant Apple to build its much-rumoured i-Car. According to German magazine Auto Motor Und S(...)

The company has scheduled a special event in San Fransisco on Monday where it is expected to showcase Apple Watch

Applehas allowed some companies to test their apps on its yet-to-be-launched Apple Watch and adjust the tools to the watch’s design, Bloomberg reporte(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

The new Volkswagen Passat at the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Volkswagen’s new Passat has won the prestigious car of the year title in Europe. The German family saloon was awarded 340 points by the panel of inter(...)