Herbert Diess, chief executive of Volkswagen, presents the carmaker’s new electric car, the ID.3 model, at the Frankfurt motor show. Photograph: Silas Stein/DPA/AFP

The Government’s current target of having one million electric vehicles on our roads by 2030 is unattainable, the Irish motor trade has warned in a le(...)

New Hyundai store in Bluewater Shopping Centre.

Connolly Motor Group has acquired the Hyundai dealership in Ballybrit, Co Galway, expanding its workforce to 280. The deal will also mean Connolly Mo(...)

A spokeswoman for Nissan Ireland said the move, described by Hyundai as cynical, was a strategic business decision. Photograph:  Getty Images

In the race for the title of Ireland’s best-selling car, Nissan Ireland is seeking to boost its sales numbers by pre-registering Qashqai SUVs before t(...)

Until longer-range models arrive, and until there’s a proper network of  charging points, the old-school hybrid can still teach plugins and EVs a thing or two

Hybrids have been around for 20 years now. It was in 1997 that Toyota and Honda vied to get the first hybrid half-electric, half-petrol car on sale to(...)

Ormen was established in 2004, and its main backer is Colm Menton, the chief executive at Europcar Ireland

Ormen, a car hire-focused group which recently sold the Europcar Ireland franchise back to its French parent for an estimated €26 million, recorded a (...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill speaks to the media after the game at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill insisted that he was happy with the opportunity the game against Mexico had given his players even if the result and aspects of the per(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Colin Doyle receives some light-hearted attention from his team-mates. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first time a friendly between these two countries on American soil was announced back in 1996, the standard gag was that it was all a set up for U(...)

West Ham United’s Declan Rice making his debut against Burnley on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Wes Hoolahan, Shane Duffy and Richard Keogh were amongst the Ireland players to gather at Fota Island for the first of three days training on Tuesday.(...)

Stephen Gleeson’s third international cap came 10 years after his first. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

For those heretics who dispute the notion that football is life, yesterday’s news from the London Independent that Iceland had experienced a record-br(...)

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