‘Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, to a burst of pink fireworks, one hand held high to acknowledge the cheers of the crowd.’

Jeremy Clarkson did not look like a repentant man when he roared into Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Friday night. He arrived on a souped-up hovercraft, t(...)

A BMW is parked via a mobile device remote control during a smart trailer parking demonstration on Tuesday in Boxberg, Germany. photograph: krisztian bocsi/bloomberg

US car sales may drop about 40 per cent in the next 25 years because of shared driverless cars, forcing mass-market producers such as General Motors a(...)

US Senator Bill Nelson shows off an airbag during a hearing last year of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on issues with Takata airbags.

Takata, the Japanese car component manufacturer plagued by safety problems with its airbags, on Tuesday agreed with US regulators to mount what could (...)

Gareth Colley, of Convent Lawns, Ballyfermot, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two charges of arson and attempting to unlawfully take a car on March 23rd, 2014.

A father-of-one who set fire to two cars after he failed to steal them has been sentenced to three years with the final 15 months suspended.Gareth Col(...)

The advances in car automation are impressive

‘My first customer was a lunatic. My second had a death wish.” It seems that Karl Benz did not have high confidence in the safety of his new product, (...)

In the midst of the multimillion euro fanfare surrounding the introduction of the Jaguar XE, it’s easy to forget that its target market is the midd(...)

According to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), 65,709 new private cars were taxed for the first time between January and April.

The number of new cars on our roads rose 28.5 per cent over the first four months compared to the same period last year. According to figures from t(...)

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(...)

As many as 2,500 lives could be saved by having mandatory auto-dial systems

All new cars, from March 31st 2018, will have to be fitted with an e-call system which rings the emergency services if you have a crash and ar(...)