Volkswagen’s ID.3 electric car is its next big thing after the Beetle and Golf. This claim was made by Jürgen Stackman, Volkswagen board member at th(...)

The racing-inspired GTI TCR (named after the TCR touring car racing series) sees its power boosted out to 286bhp and 380 Nm of torque

Volkswagen’s special-edition Golf GTI TCR will be sold in the Republic, although only 20 will make it to these shores. Those are likely to be snapped (...)

The new WLTP figures for vehicle emissions and economy come, officially, into force on Saturday, September 1st. So what? What is WLTP and what does it(...)

Pity the Tuaregs. Struggling to defend their nomadic lifestyle, these North African people saw in the Arab Spring of early 2010s the opportunity to st(...)

Currently, car makers are scrambling to get their cars re-tested under the new legislation, which says that from September 1st, all cars must display their new Co2 emissions and fuel economy data

It now looks very likely the Government will widen the current motor tax bands by between 10 and 20 per cent to account for higher emissions under the(...)

Volkswagen Polo GTI

Affordable, lightweight and lively to drive are key ingredients of any hot hatchback. Get three car fans together for more than an hour and a debate (...)

Sean McGrotty, who was in his late 40s, his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), and the boys’ granny Ruth Daniels (59) died alongside Mrs Daniels’ daughter Jodi-Lee (14)

The driver of a car that slipped off Buncrana pier with the loss of five lives last year was more than three times over the drink driving limit, an in(...)

The slipway at Buncrana Pier after the incident in which five people died in March 2016.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

A pre-inquest hearing into an incident in which five members of the same family drowned off Buncrana has heard first responders could not open their c(...)

The website of Almond Homeopathy: the respondent said she  did not diagnose conditions but used people’s symptoms to decide upon the best course of treatment.

A complaint against a homeopath who posted on Facebook that she could treat the symptoms of autism has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Author(...)

While the Polo has shifted more than 14 million cars since its first generation was launched in 1975,  in Ireland it’s outsold by its own close relative the Golf and by its key rival, the Ford Fiesta

Volkswagen’s new Polo will arrive in Ireland in November, ahead of UK sales, following an unveiling in Germany on Saturday. Away from the glitz of a m(...)

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