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Realistically, everyone is going to have to go more or less all-electric pretty soon if they want to keep selling cars.

Ford, Land Rover, and Jaguar are the latest car makers to announce that in the next few years they will be going all-electric. These are not announcem(...)

Now we just have to hope that Audi’s new-found magic electric touch can spread to the more affordable models that will wear the e-Tron badg

It’s the lightness that gets you, that draws you in, and that reveals to you a glimpse of a world that you thought, but hardly dared believe, might be(...)

Peter Brock: “The Corvette Stingray is already an accepted icon in the world of automotive motor design but we want to take all the best aspects of that design and make it crisper.”

Irish businessman Norman Crowley says that he’s going to bring car-making back to Ireland, with a new venture called AVA (an acronym apparently drawn (...)

Toyota’s new GR010 will be blooded for the first time at the legendary Sebring race track in Florida, for the 1,000km race there on March 19th. Photograph: Volmeyer.com

Toyota, having dominated a somewhat depleted Le Mans for the past three years on the bounce, could have been forgiven for ending its all-day-and-all-n(...)

John Campion (left), through his CJJ Motorsports organisation, had been backing the careers of such as James Roe Junior (right)

The passing of John Campion, at the age of 57, will come as a blow to all involved in motor racing in Ireland. Campion, originally from Cork, made his(...)

Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, studies the growing sexual relationship between two real-life fossil hunters in 19th century England

This is the time of year when we whine about awards season starting six months before the Oscar ceremony. Have the lamps gone out on gongs chatter? Wi(...)

Public health workers wearing protective gear test members of a church in Gwangju, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA

South Korea on Tuesday ordered most schools in Seoul and surrounding areas to close and move classes back online, the latest in a series of precaution(...)

Daniel Ricciardo in the Renault F1 Team RS20 during last month’s  British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Seventy seems like a good age. Many of us, maybe even most, can expect these days to live beyond three-score-and-ten, as the increasing number of nona(...)

Actor Jessie Buckley has been nominated for the recent film Wild Rose and the series The Woman in White and Chernobyl.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has announced its nominations for the Irish Academy Awards. There was no ceremony in 2019 and, as a resul(...)

Rosemary Smith trains at Silverstone for the RAC British Grand Prix,  July 1967. Photograph:  Mike McLaren/Central press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Rosemary Smith marvelled at the liveried trucks and cars gleaming in the sunshine at the Circuit Paul Ricard just outside the French city of Marseille(...)

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