Hyundai’s new ‘baby’ SUV crossover, the Kona

Naming a car can be a marketing minefield. The tale of the Ford Pinto - which in Brazilian is a term for male genitalia - has entered popular folklore(...)

Walter de Silva: Italian car designer recently retired from the Volkswagen group

As if proving there is no such thing as an overnight success, Walter Maria de Silva first joined the ranks of professional automotive designers when (...)

The recently launched Genesis saloon: Genesis will be spun off into a separate premium brand by 2020

Hyundai has announced that it will spin its Genesis-badged luxury saloon off into a separate premium-badge brand by 2020, and will begin with a line-u(...)

Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the company he founded  “to dedicate more time to his personal interests”

We’ve seen recent ructions at the top of the Volkswagen chain of command, ones big enough to see the corporate demise of the once-untouchable Ferdi(...)

End of the road: Belfast-Waterford-Dublin-Waterford-Belfast, over the course of four days. By the end I was deaf, my left leg had developed a cramping twitch and my wallet was sucked dry by the 25mpg thirst.

If they’ve put up a special museum exhibit all about you, it probably means you’re old now. I wonder if that’s how the late, great Nelson Mandela felt(...)