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The EU is set to transform every corner of its economy as the bloc uses a massive overhaul of rules to position itself as a global leader on climate change. Photograph: Thierry Monasse/Bloomberg

The European Union’s “Fit for 55” package may sound like an attempt at being trendy in launching the latest gym regime. It does relate to lifestyle al(...)

Rose Hynes

Former Shannon Group chairwoman Rose Hynes is taking the same role at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on an interim basis. Minister for Transport (...)

One of the reasons attributed by the sector to the collapse in  price of coaches is the decline of UK operators. Photograph: iStock

Irish coach hire companies have watched the value of their assets plummet due to the failure of UK operators and a flood of second-hand, unwanted vehi(...)

The research, carried out by the universities of Bologna and Bari, has raised the possibility that the Corona-19 virus cells could attach themselves to the tiny particles of soot, the infamous ‘particulate matter’ which is part of the exhaust fumes of passing vehicles

Higher levels of air pollution could be worsening the effects of Covid-19, while Italian researchers have raised the possibility that the virus could (...)

Volkswagen has kicked off the building of batteries at what will become its own ‘Gigafactory’ for electric vehicle (EV) power sources in the next five years

Production of electric cars in Europe is stalling due to a lack of battery supply. Meanwhile, and not entirely unrelated, it looks as if the majority (...)

Each carmaker faces its own CO2 target, based on the weight of its vehicles. A business selling smaller cars such as Peugeot owner PSA therefore has a lower CO2 target than a company with a heavier average vehicle, such as Mercedes owner Daimler. Photograph: Keystone via AP

When Blas Arambilet tried to buy an electric car in April, something strange happened. Months after ordering a white Kia e-Niro from his local Barcelo(...)

The cars identified in the report are strong-selling models, accounting for more than 5,000 new car sales so far this year. Photograph: Getty

Several popular new diesel cars could end up being more affordable after the budget if the Government’s Tax Strategy Group proposals are adopted, acco(...)

Food being prepared at the Chapter One restaurant in Dublin, where an pre-theatre menu is available to value-conscious diners.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Irish telcos may soon face a clampdown on how they market their broadband products amid a spike in complaints about so-called “fake fibre” adverts. Eo(...)

Lobby group Transport & Environment found that of the 214 EU airports that Ryanair serves, at least 35 are likely to have received government subsidies.

Taxpayers may be propping up almost a quarter of European Union airports served by Ryanair, including Derry, Kerry and Knock, a report from lobby grou(...)

Pieter Nota, BMW board member in charge of sales: “For us the road is not to force certain technologies through –  it’s more about the end results environmentally, it’s about clean air.

Here’s a 10-pointer pub quiz question: what’s the biggest tourist attraction in Bavaria? No, it’s not Munich’s infamous putsch beer hall, or the Neusc(...)

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