Skoda Karoq

It might have been a late arrival to the SUV party, but Skoda can’t keep up with the demand for its recent crossover, the Kodiaq. Brand director of Sk(...)

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(...)

Kia Stinger: the company hopes its new model will lure some buyers away from the Audi A5

Kia’s ambition to be the youthful, sporty brand from Korea gets a shot in the arm with the arrival of its Stinger four-door coupé. Think an Alfa Romeo(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) is flanked by Volkswagen chairman Matthias Mueller (C-R) and Volkswagen board member Herbert Diess (C-L) as she visits the booth of Volkswagen (VW) at the Frankfurt motor show

Frankfurt has come and Frankfurt has gone. The biggest car show in Europe, which runs only every two years, has finished with its media and press prev(...)

Mercedes’ Project One supercar  can hit 200km/h in six seconds with a top speed in excess of 350km/h. Photograph: Getty Images

When the annals of motoring history are written, the honour for spearheading the electric car revolution won’t go to the likes of Tesla or cars like t(...)

Mercedes AMG Project One: with a price tag in the region of €4m it’s unlikely to be  coming to a showroom near you

Frankfurt is the chance for the big German car makers to strut their stuff in front of thousands in the Exhibition grounds on Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage, an(...)

Kia’s Proceed concept: showcasing the look of the upcoming Ceed hatchback range

The world’s motor shows have been in low-key mode for the past two years ever since the so-called “dieselgate” scandal broke, with car makers metaphor(...)

The scene of the fatal car crash on the N17 outside Claremorris, Co Mayo. Photograph: Conor McKeown

Three members of a Co Mayo family and two American tourists were killed in two separate road crashes on Monday on what was the worst single day this y(...)

Volkswagen’s T-Roc compact SUV on display during its world premiere event at Villa Erba Congress Center in Cernobbio, Italy recently. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Frankfurt has, for the past decade or so, been home to the dramatic flourish. Whether it’s BMW’s in-hall test track, or Audi’s stand, which usually ta(...)

Volkswagen’s eGolf electric model. VW says the new scrappage deal brings to €14,000 the incentives and discounts available off the car’s official list price.

Volkswagen Group Ireland is introducing a scrappage scheme for anyone trading in an old diesel car against one its new vehicles from any of its brands(...)