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 Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi chairman Jean-Dominique Senard is trying to put the Ghosn saga behind him.

It is hard to imagine two men more different than Carlos Ghosn and Jean-Dominique Senard. The previous head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance(...)

Nothing matches  Le Mans. For roughly €80 a ticket and a few euros for a tent, you get to see some of the best drivers in the world test their mental and physical mettle

It’s 7pm on a sunny Saturday and people are lazing on the grass, sipping beer as, on stage, an ageing French rock band knocks out another Tom Petty co(...)

Electrifi’s Norman Crowley with the Ferrari 308, now converted to electric power and capable of 0-100km/h in two  seconds.

A new Irish electric car company converting valuable classic cars to run on electricity is to invest €50 million over the next three years on a new op(...)

Globally, the plant milk industry is estimated to be worth $16bn. Photograph: Getty Images

In the spring of 2018, New York was gripped by a sudden, very particular and, for some, calamitous food shortage. Gaps appeared on grocery shelves. Co(...)

Amazon’s pay rise helps to address growing discontent at working conditions in its network of logistics warehouses. Photograph: AP

A few hours after Amazon announced it would raise the minimum wage for its US staff to $15 (€13) an hour, chief executive Jeff Bezos appeared on stage(...)

“Empathy is inbuilt. Our brains are wired to mirror the emotions of others. But we filter our understanding through the biases we carry.”

What makes a new business idea succeed? We know that only 10 per cent of new businesses survive, so the answer is both important and elusive. The mak(...)

Ford cars come off the assembly line in Cork in the early 1950s.

The centenary of US inventor Henry Ford’s decision to set up a plant in Cork was commemorated last year – but now the stories of the workers who staff(...)

When I lived in the city, a pub I liked changed hands. The old interior fittings were ripped out, along with assorted bric-a-brac accumulated over dec(...)

No more bathroom sink drama: His and hers sinks have been a staple of the master bathroom for decades.

In homes across the country there are skirmishes taking place every day over bathroom rights, from teenagers hogging the mirror behind a locked door t(...)

US President Donald Trump receives a traditional bowl of shamrocks from then taoiseach  Enda Kenny in 2017. Photograph: SAul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has praised Irish-Americans for “helping usher in a new era of American prosperity”. Declaring March 2018 Irish-American He(...)

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