“Range anxiety remains a problem with electric vehicles,” said Vinny Kearns, chief executive of Xpert Taxis. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Shane Ross’s scheme to persuade taxi drivers to switch to electric cars has been dismissed as a failure as newly disclosed figures show just seven dri(...)

The High Court decision is “devastating”, said a former leader of a taxi drivers’ representative group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Three taxi drivers face a multimillion euro legal bill following their failed suit over industry deregulation. The High Court decision is “devastatin(...)

There was  good news for Toyota when the top 10 best-selling cars of 2009 underwent the NCT in 2013 - this being the first required test for cars, at four years old. The compact Yaris came out on top (87 per cent pass rate). File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Toyota, the car brand of choice for taxi drivers, sales reps and nuclear families, might just be the most reliable car on the road. That’s if the resu(...)