Managing director of Volkswagen Ireland Lars Himmer  arriving at Leinster House to appear before the  Oireachtas Transport Committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The appearance of Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Lars Himmer before the Oireachtas Transport Committee was meant to address the concerns of (...)

Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Lars Himmer: apologised to Oireachtas Committee over emissions scandal and said he hopes to begin recall on Irish cars in January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Scandal-hit German car giant Volkswagen plans to begin fixing Irish cars affected by its emission scandal in January. Volkswagen Group Ireland chief(...)

 Paul Willis MD of Volkswagen Group UK: He said the first “service action” would take place in the first quarter of next year.   Photo:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

For some of the 106,752 Irish motorists affected by Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal, it’s likely to be 2017 before the issue is resolved. At a B(...)

Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal

German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s headquarters and other offices on Thursday as part of their investigation into the carmaker’s rigging of diesel(...)

Scandal-hit car giant said it was going to “refit” the estimated 11 million vehicles worldwide. Photograph: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EPA

Volkswagen yesterday confirmed nearly 1.2 million vehicles in Britain were affected by software designed to cheat emissions tests. The German car-mak(...)

Virgin Atlantic Airways  is pushing to appear before the Oireachtas Transport Committee to discuss the possible sale of the State’s 25 per cent shareholding in Aer Lingus.

Stronger legally binding agreements on connectivity between Irish and British airports need to be provided as part of any takeover of Aer Lingus, a r(...)

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Pascal Donohue with John O’Mahony TD speaking at the Dáil on the Government’s position on IAG’s proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For a deal that looked to be a non-runner a few weeks ago, the potential sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG)(...)

Turning back the mileage is adding billions to the values of used cars across Europe.

Car clocking, or the practice of turning back the mileage on a car in order to sell it for a higher price, was made officially illegal earlier this ye(...)

Speed cameras: problems related to private operator GoSafe were linked to “process matters”. Photograph: Frank Miller

An Garda Síochána believes the legislation used to prosecute motorists in the courts for speeding offences is “sound”, despite(...)

Caps on clamp-release fees to be introduced to protect motorists

Car clampers operating on private property are to be regulated and licensed for the first time under new Department of Transpo(...)