Mercedes Ireland has warned that the Irish car market could be heading for a major financial implosion, and has indirectly criticised its major competitors for fuelling the fires of what could be serious devaluations in the values of used cars.

Mercedes Ireland has warned that the Irish car market could be heading for a major financial implosion, and has indirectly criticised its major compet(...)

Mazda Motor President Masamichi Kogai announces the firm’s major breakthrough in engine technology

Mazda Motors said it would become the world’s first automaker to commercialise a much more efficient petrol engine using technology that wealthier riv(...)

Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda (L) and Mazda Motor Corporation President and CEO Masamichi Kogai (R) announcing their partnership. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Toyota is taking a 5 per cent stake in Mazda and that the companies will jointly build an assembly plant in the United States, pooling resources on ne(...)

The recipe for the new CX-5 is very much a steady-hand, don’t-rock-the-boat one

To say that the fortunes of Mazda are closely entwined with those of the CX-5 crossover is something of an understatement. Not only did the original 2(...)

Mazda 6

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The best one: BMW 2 Series Coupé This is where BMW’s DNA resides. “Sheer driving pleasure” is the tagline but it has been turned into something of a (...)

Mazda’s orange-and-green rotary-engined 787B. “These cars were 800bhp, 230mph projectiles, they were fantastic to drive and unbelievable to see, hurtling down the Mulsanne at 230mph.”

Felix Wankel was not a nice man. Oh, I’m sure he was nice to his wife and kids, and probably loved dogs or budgies or hamsters or some such. Maybe he (...)

Nicky Kelly after he was freed from prison in 1984. Photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

The Garda has been dogged by controversy and scandal over the last number of years in particular. However, controversy has not ever been far from the (...)

Peugeot Instinct concept

Peugeot just can’t seem to keep itself out of the news right now. First off, it has won the 2017 European Car Of The Year award and late on Sunday it (...)

A woman in her 70s has died after a two-vehicle crash in Co Derry. The crash between a red Kia Soul and a black Mazda happened on the Hillhead Road (...)