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The Dacia Logan is not, normally, a car with very much to recommend it. Still, it has one major thing going for it, and that’s practicality

It has always seemed odd to me that the peak car-buying season in Ireland coincides so neatly with the peak season of post-Christmas abstinence. While(...)

BMW  operates from 12 locations in the Republic, with two new showrooms due to open later this year.  Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Premium car giant BMW’s Irish operation saw operating profit rise by 13 per cent to €3.6 million in 2018, despite a 7.7 per cent drop in its new car r(...)

 Tesla’s China-made Model 3 at Tesla’s Experience Center in Shanghai. Photograph: Epa/Wang Gang

In a rapidly-rising stock market, almost no stock has been rising quite as rapidly as Tesla. The electric car maker topped $500 (€449) last week, soon(...)

In his annual speech to senior staff, Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess also lamented the company’s inability to woo investors as successfully as US rival Tesla, whose market capitalisation is closing in on VW

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess has warned that the world’s largest carmaker will have to “slaughter some sacred cows” and transform itself i(...)

 Bryson DeChambeau  speaks to the media ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Bryson DeChambeau insists he welcomes the European Tour’s crackdown on slow play, which includes a significant change to the previously announced four(...)

Volkswagen was the most popular new car brand in 2019, according to the CSO, with 13,180 cars taxed for the first time, ahead of Toyota with 11,408, Hyundai with 10,281, Ford with 9,047 and Skoda with 8,791.

Sales of new fully-electric cars rose by 11 per cent during the first few days of 2020, though they still represent only 2.4 per cent of the total new(...)

Piper estimates Tesla’s sales in China are set to double to 225,000 cars next year from 112,000 in 2020.  Photograph: AFP.

Tesla’s growth potential in China means the stock is undervalued even after a recent rally, analysts at Piper Sandler said while boosting their target(...)

Pat Beirne, founder and managing director of the family-owned plastics business, Mergon, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Mon(...)

Hyundai and Uber’s all-electric  air taxi at CES 2020. They have agreed to pony up €1.4 billion to fund it. Photograph:  David Becker/Getty Images

Artificial humans, robot taxis and 8K TVs are grabbing the headlines at CES, as the show tries to stay ahead of trends and remain relevant in a fast-m(...)

Ferries operator Irish Continental Group rose 2.2 per cent to €5.11

European shares closed higher on Tuesday after a choppy session, with technology stocks helped as US chipmaker group Microchip Technology raised its s(...)

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