Volvo Cars Ireland attributes its sales growth in 2016 to the popularity of its new XC90 SUV

Turnover at Volvo Cars Ireland rose 24.6 per cent last year to €56.3 million, largely on the back of the popularity of its new flagship SUV, the XC90.(...)

There’s a Leitrim link to the Range Rover Velar. The family of the designer who arguably revived the fortunes of the Land Rover line-up and added pizz(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk gives a press conference after the European Union digital summit in Tallinn, Estonia. Photograph: Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty Images

“Maailma töötajad ühendavad sind, kui sul pole midagi kaotada, vaid oma ahelad.” This is Estonian, apparently, but gibberish, was how an Estonian jo(...)

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy competes at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta. File photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With three weeks remaining before the start of this year’s 72,000km Volvo Ocean Race, future plans for the event originally known as the Whitbread Rou(...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference regarding a truck cartel case at EU headquarters in Brussels

EU regulators fined Scania €880 million on Wednesday for taking part in a truckmakers cartel which has already cost four of its peers a combined €2.9 (...)

President and chief executive of Volvo, Hakan Samuelsson, poses near the new XC40 model. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Milan was the location chosen by Volvo to reveal the XC40 compact SUV today. The five seat car, built on the new compact modular architecture (CMA) is(...)

Mercedes AMG Project One: with a price tag in the region of €4m it’s unlikely to be  coming to a showroom near you

Frankfurt is the chance for the big German car makers to strut their stuff in front of thousands in the Exhibition grounds on Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage, an(...)

Kia’s Proceed concept: showcasing the look of the upcoming Ceed hatchback range

The world’s motor shows have been in low-key mode for the past two years ever since the so-called “dieselgate” scandal broke, with car makers metaphor(...)

Volkswagen has revealed its updated ID Crozz concept car at its regular pre-show bash ahead of the Frankfurt motor show

Volkswagen has revealed its updated ID Crozz concept car at its regular pre-show bash ahead of the Frankfurt motor show. The ID Crozz had been seen be(...)

A traffic sign forbidding horse carts to enter an area of ‘Shenzhen City’. China is preparing to follow the lead of France and the UK with plans to introduce a ban petrol and diesel passenger cars in the future

China is joining France and Britain in announcing plans to end sales of petrol and diesel cars. The industry ministry is developing a timetable to en(...)