Industry analysts AlixPartners estimates that some 7.7 million car sales would be lost this year thanks to the chip shortage. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Volvo, along with Ford, has decided in some markets to start offering customers the option of buying cars with a little less standard equipment if the(...)

The ID Life is a fully electric small car to be launched in 2025 at a cost of about €20,000 in Germany in a bid to make battery-powered cars affordable for the masses and younger generations

A new post-Covid world emerged in Munich this week, one where Germany’s biggest motor show is no longer just about cars. At least that’s the message. (...)

Prices start at €28,990 for the 1.3-litre petrol and €30,490 for the hybrid version

Given Ireland’s love affair with the crossover, it’s hardly surprising Renault has added another one to its model mix. The Arkana crossover lines up n(...)

Renault Ireland recorded a 35% drop in turnover last year to €127.6m, resulting in a 76%  fall in operating profit. Photograph: Getty Images

Renault Ireland recorded a 35 per cent drop in turnover last year to €127.6 million, resulting in a 76 per cent fall in operating profit to €349,636. (...)

The latest survey of Irish-driver attitudes by website Carzone found that 15 per cent of buyers are still holding back from buying an electric car because they worry there are not enough charging points. Photograph: iStock

In purely physical terms, the road network in Ireland probably won’t look too much different by 2030, although there will certainly be a few new roads(...)

The traditional model of car ownership is also under pressure from the mobility as a service (MaaS) concept.

Depending on who you talk to, almost nobody will own a car in 2030 or the old habit of having a roadster in the driveway will die extremely hard indee(...)

The cliché of splashing out on a luxury sports coupé when the kids fly the nest has probably never been true in Ireland, where high motoring costs tend to lead to a more pragmatic approach

Our motoring choices tend to change with our life stages. We start with small, old and relatively cheap models and progress to larger, safer options t(...)

What is luxury in a car? It can mean different things to different people. Photograph: iStock

According to Bill Bryson, human evolution has been one long journey to find more luxury. From breaking our backs just to survive as primitive early hu(...)

‘The newer a car is, the more likely it is to have the very latest active and passive safety equipment.’ Photograph: iStock

It used to be said that one of the deciding factors when choosing a family car was the number of cup holders it had. Not any more. Though they’re stil(...)

Is range anxiety still a concern for most people? Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 has, of course, affected everything in our lives, from work to personal relationships. But has it affected our car purchases? Not just the fa(...)

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