Amazon is reportedly hiring staff in Europe with an eye to rolling out a car sales service in the next year

Amazon is reportedly hiring staff in Europe with an eye to rolling out a car sales service in the next year. According to German publication Automobil(...)

“I love doing what I’m doing,” says the octogenarian. “ I don’t know what else I would do. I can’t stand playing golf because I was lousy at it.” Photograph: Mark Stedman

“It’s been whispered that the Irish aren’t ready for the BMW. We don’t believe a word of it.” So read an advert in The Irish Times on January 4th, 19(...)

An agreement to toughen up EU legislation and regulations surrounding vehicle emissions, designed to ensure that another ‘dieselgate’ scandal can never re-occur, is being held up by the German government, which wants more time to agree a compromise proposal

An agreement to toughen up EU legislation and regulations surrounding vehicle emissions, designed to ensure that another ‘dieselgate’ scandal can neve(...)

Lavazza is facing a challenge on its home turf from US giant Starbucks.

Lavazza, Italy’s best-selling coffee brand, has a warning for Starbucks as the coffee and frappuccino group enters the Italian market for the first ti(...)

US shares pushed towards record highs in early afternoon trading on Wall Street.

Irish shares soared to a fresh nine-year high as European markets reopened after the long weekend on Tuesday in buoyant mood as investors cheered heal(...)

 Pope Francis arrives to lead a Mass at the Air Defence Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: Mohammed Hossam/EPA

Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism on Saturday, wrapping up a brief trip to Cairo in which he urged Muslim leaders to unite against viol(...)

Look! No hands: Self-driving vehicles are on the way, sooner rather than later

It is rather like that moment in Generic Science Fiction Movie 2: The Return. The rag-tag group of surviving humans are cloistered in the corner of so(...)

Twitter: In its last results in February the company reported sales totalling $717 million (€672 million) in the fourth quarter, up only about 1 per cent compared with the previous year. Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Monday Results: Halliburton, Hasbro, Hyundai, Office Depot, Villeroy & Boch, Volvo Indicators: German business climate (Apr); UK business optim(...)

European car sales in March rose to their highest level for the month as Fiat Chrysler and Renault took advantage of a solid economy to lure more buyers. (Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

European car sales in March rose to their highest level for the month as Fiat Chrysler and Renault took advantage of a solid economy to lure more buy(...)

Forget about Michigan and Motor city. “Ford is a Cork company; it just has a very large American branch to it.” That’s how one former worker at the fi(...)