The Toyota Yaris Hybrid is seen during the 87th International Motor Show in Geneva. Toyota was the most popular make of new car licensed last month.

The number of new cars licensed in Ireland in February fell by 20.2 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier, according to the Central Stati(...)

The average cost of car insurance is estimated to have increased by over 70% since 2013, with some premiums rising at a much higher rate. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nearly 1,200 people were refused a quote for car insurance by three or more insurers last year, by far the highest number of multiple refusals on reco(...)

Hyundai was the best-selling car so far this year, with its Tucson the most popular vehicle sold, followed by Volkswagen,Toyota, Ford and Nissan.

New car sales advanced by 18 per cent in the 10 months to October, but the sale of new cars actually fell in that month on the back of Brexit uncertai(...)

‘Our experience of previous periods of high insurances costs suggest that car maintenance will reduce, increasing the risk of accidents and the incidence of uninsured driving is also likely to increase,’ says Alan Nolan, director general of SIMI. Image: iStock

There is an increasing clamour for the motor insurance premiums in Ireland to be brought down. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has cla(...)

Volkswagen continues to be the most popular car brand in Ireland, despite the emissions scandal, with 1,092 new cars licensed last month. Photograph: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

The number of new cars licensed rose 14.1 per cent in August and is up 19.5 per cent for the first eight months of the year, according to new figures(...)

According to economist Jim Power, “despite the still-positive economic outlook, growth in car sales could be low or maybe even flat in 2017”.

Despite strong topline figures for the year to date, the recovery in new car sales seems to have been shortlived. New car sales have increased again(...)

Volkswagen is the best-selling car brand on the Irish market, with 10,945 registrations, closely followed by Toyota with 10,807. It comes as the new car market exceeded 100,000 sales in the first six months.

New car sales for the first six months surpassed 100,000 and are up 23 per cent on the same period last year. Figures released by the Society of the(...)

Volkswagen was the most popular make of new cars licensed last month with 12 per cent market share

The number of new cars licensed for the first time rose by 30.1 per cent in the first three months of the year, figures show. Data from the Central S(...)

Hit twice: drivers are paying for the poor performance of the insurance industry. Photograph: Thinkstock

We had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car insurance costs in this country. Indeed, by the late 1980s and early 1(...)

Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

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