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Toyota’s new Corolla, which is only sold as a hybrid, is  the best-selling car for new 201 registrations

A surge in sales of new petrol-electric hybrids in January has seen their registrations almost double compared to the same time last year. Figures f(...)

Gordon Murray’s McLaren F1 successor has a 700hp Cosworth-built V12 engine.

“Even Henry Ford failed the first time out.” Not the words of a scion of the Ford dynasty, but of Preston Tucker. Tucker, a maverick automotive genius(...)

The CAB officers were backed up by local gardaí from West Cork and Kerry in the two raids which happened at around 7.30am this morning. File photograph

Members of the Criminal Assets Bureau have seized property in raids on houses in Cork and Kerry as part of an investigation into the activities of an (...)

The Model X is not as polished a product as the smaller, cheaper Model 3, but it is fascinating, it is interesting, it is intriguing. And how often can you say all that about a modern car?

My family sees cars come and go. It’s the life of a professional motoring journalist; and no, I’m not looking for sympathy. My point is that shiny new(...)

The MSL Ballsbridge Motors dealership in Ballsbridge, which is  an exclusive Mercedes-Benz sales centre.

The wealthy O’Flaherty family who own the MSL motor group, the main distributor for Mercedes-Benz cars here, have shifted ultimate control of their sp(...)

IBM claims that it has developed a newbattery, with an entirely new chemistry, which does away with the need for rare substances such as lithium and cobalt

The fact that we need to move to battery power for our transport needs has never been clearer. In spite of the gnashing and wailing of the climate cha(...)

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(...)

Aston Martin DBX: Performance is pretty impressive – 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds, and a top speed of 291km/h

Aston Martin has already confirmed that at least a handful of Irish buyers have shown an interest in the new DBX SUV. Aston Martin’s first-ever big, p(...)

Hyundai and Uber’s all-electric full-scale electric air taxi, S-AI, is displayed during CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show. Photograph: David Becker/Getty

The chief executive of Toyota was on familiar ground when he told CES, the world’s largest electronics show in Las Vegas, that “no one wants a crystal(...)

There are niches, there are sub-niches and then there’s the market for expensive premium coupé crossovers. Given that these cars offer less practicali(...)

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