Volkswagen Golf: the topselling car in Ireland in August

New car registrations were up 32 per cent last month compared to August 2014 and are up 30 per cent for the year-to-date, according to new figures fro(...)

Bright and shiny: new car sales figures suggest the car trade will finally break the 100,000 sales this year, for the first time since 2008

Some 64,000 cars were registered in the first three months of this year in Ireland, a total that surpasses the full-year figure for the darkest day(...)

308 R concept’s performance puts the hot hatch into the BMW M3’s league.

Peugeot has pulled a fast one on us and shown a car that we were expecting to see (a hot version of the 308 hatch) featuring technology that we just d(...)

Volkswagen was back on top as the best-selling new car brand by the end of February. Last month Toyota took the lead on the German giant.

The sales of new cars in Ireland grew by 24 per cent in February, compared to the same period last year, bringing the total sales gain over 2014 to 28(...)

Paulo Alvez, Managing Director, BMW Ireland, Colm Quinn and RTE presenter Marty Morrissey at the launch of the Colm Quinn BMW showroom in Galway.

Having been a blank spot on the BMW map of Ireland for some time, Galway this week got rather better Christmas news with the announcement that 11 new (...)

Eddie Murphy, outgoing MD at Ford: “This year, from a passenger car perspective, it was a difficult year because we didn’t have the new Mondeo.”

After 14 years at the wheel of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy is handing back the keys. During his tenure the motor trade in Ireland saw its best times(...)

Despite the new number plate system it would seem that the same 55 per cent of new car sales are taking place in the first three months of the year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

While there was much ridiculous ballyhoo to the effect that the change to a twice-yearly registration plate change last year was to avoid having an “u(...)

Update: a technician at a Toyota factory checks a Prius after the 2009 recall. Photograph: Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty

last week when it recalled almost two million Prius models around the world to correct a software problem that could make some of them h(...)

All summer we heard about how the introduction of the new number plate was boosting car sales, with the 132 number plate said to be bringing a new lea(...)

New car sales in September were up 28 per cent on the same month last year, but the market remains 7 per cent down for the year compared to the same p(...)