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Gowan Group will now distribute Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep in Ireland. Photograph: AFP/Marco Bertorello via Getty

Fiat once had a position of dominance in the Irish market. Back in the 1970s, when new car sales hovered at around 60-70,000 per annum, Fiat was selli(...)

 World Drivers Champion Max Verstappen: “Of course, I’m always happy to win it, but that shouldn’t change you as a person anyway.”

The 2021 Formula One season could only have finished in controversial circumstances. For all the pre-race pleas of ‘good, clean, racing’ it has heroic(...)

Ninety-five per cent of the mass of vehicles and their batteries can be recycled or recovered, according to Renault

Sending a car to the scrapyard these days generally involves you paying for the process rather than the scrap merchant paying you for the old bits of(...)

A mine worker takes water samples from a brine pool at the Albemarle Corp. Lithium mine in Calama, Antofagasta region, Chile. Photograph: Cristobal Olivares/Bloomberg

A global shortage of lithium – the metal mineral crucial for modern rechargeable battery design – may put the brakes on the development of new electri(...)

Toyota said  net profit jumped more than 460 per cent in the first quarter, boosted by strong sales fuelled by the recovery from the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP

Toyota Motor Corp posted a record quarterly profit on Wednesday and Honda Motor Co raised its annual profit estimate as pandemic-hit sales rebounded, (...)

A pedestrian walks past a showroom of Honda Motor in Tokyo on May 14th. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Getty Images

Honda Motor Co on Friday reported a rebound to profit for the fourth quarter helped by cost cuts but warned semiconductor shortages and higher raw mat(...)

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Ireland-based software provider Poppulo is to merge with Vista Equity Partners portfolio company Four Winds Interactive, the companies said in a state(...)

Convest, through its Gowan Motor Group subsidiaries, holds the Irish franchise for vehicles from Peugeot, Opel and Honda cars. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty

The Irish motor retail group owned by the Maughan family paid €9.5 million to take over Opel distribution in the Republic in October 2019. According (...)

One of the most storied names in the annals of world motor sport, and a company with a strong Irish connection, is up for sale at £7 million. Follow(...)

Guinness producer Diageo, which achieved a 44.7 per cent cut in emissions from its operations between 2007 and 2019, is not alone or new to the challenge of emissions reduction. File photograph: Eric Luke

The commitment by Diageo, the world’s largest spirits maker, owner of Guinness and Baileys in Ireland, to reach zero net greenhouse gas emissions from(...)

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