John Delorean

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk at a Model 3 delivery ceremony in Shanghai, China in January 2020. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Mention Tesla and people think Elon Musk. In the public narrative they are intrinsically linked. Tesla’s story is one of how the combative chief execu(...)

Norman Crowley’s Electrifi Ireland business previously converted a 1980s Ferrari 308 GTS to battery power.

“If you look at what the new automotive world is, it’s much more analogous to software than it is to traditional vehicle manufacturing,” Norman Crowle(...)

Cappeen Ringfort, Co Cork, Ireland

Independent TD, Danny Healy-Rae’s latest claim that fairies are behind the subsidence of a roadway near Killarney may seem farcical, but his defence, (...)

John DeLorean in 1981. There were three DeLorean stories – DeLorean the man, DeLorean the car, DeLorean the factory – and that the only place where they all overlapped was Belfast. File photograph: PA

In August 1978, the American automobile executive John Z DeLorean, a former General Motors (GM) vice-president, announced that he was setting up a fac(...)

John De Lorean in 1981. The entrepreneur died in 2005 at the age of  80. Photograph: PA

Former DeLorean employees from Britain, South Africa and the United States have travelled to Northern Ireland to join former colleagues in Belfast fo(...)

In all, 9,000 of the gull-winged DeLorean car were manufactured at the plant in southwest Belfast.

Barrie Wills, a former purchasing executive at the failed DeLorean car plant in southwest Belfast, has issued an appeal for surviving employees of th(...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)