BMW headquarters in Munich. Photograph: iStock

BMW said it was raided by European Union antitrust watchdogs this week as the EU intensified a probe into the German car industry following reports th(...)

Volvo Cars Ireland attributes its sales growth in 2016 to the popularity of its new XC90 SUV

Turnover at Volvo Cars Ireland rose 24.6 per cent last year to €56.3 million, largely on the back of the popularity of its new flagship SUV, the XC90.(...)

BMW Financial Services (Ireland) managing director Brian Merrigan, left, pictured with Oliver Tattan, who is joining the board of the motor loans company as an independent non-executive director. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Former VHI chief executive, Oliver Tattan, is joining the board of BMW Financial Services (Ireland) as a independent director. The motor loans compan(...)

A ‘Launch’ package, at $2,000 per month, gets you the choice of a 718 Boxster S or 718 Cayman S, a Macan S, or a Cayenne

Many of us, a great many, would like to drive a Porsche as our everyday car, but the trouble is deciding which one. After all, some days you want the (...)

Frank Keane’s BMW and Mini dealership in Blackrock, Co Dublin has reported profits of €435,034 for 2016

Frank Keane’s BMW and Mini dealership in Blackrock, Co Dublin, has reported profits of €435,034 for 2016, an increase of €75,243 on the previous year.(...)

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(...)

The new hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The arrival in Ireland of the first hydrogen-fuelled car was not for a big launch of a soon-to-be-available model. Its makers shipped it here to provo(...)

President and chief executive of Volvo, Hakan Samuelsson, poses near the new XC40 model. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Milan was the location chosen by Volvo to reveal the XC40 compact SUV today. The five seat car, built on the new compact modular architecture (CMA) is(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel looks at a Volkswagen ID concept car as she visits  the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) auto show in Frankfurt last week. Photograph: AFP.

Europe’s largest car companies have more than doubled the amount of lending on their balance sheets since the financial crisis, with the growing use o(...)

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(...)