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Briefing: VW Scandal highlights dangers of diesel fumes

Briefing: VW Scandal highlights dangers of diesel fumes

US regulators were testing and retesting cars for over a year before VW engineers finally admitted to installing software to cheat tests, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Culture Clubman: the most grown-up Mini ever made

Culture Clubman: the most grown-up Mini ever made

The all-new Clubman is a superb, stylish estate

Frankfurt Motor Show leads the way

Frankfurt Motor Show leads the way

As the biennial event is underway, Shane O’Donoghue checks out the most significant cars on display

Ford portfolio expands

Ford portfolio expands

BMW’s new Seven’s in heaven

BMW’s new Seven’s in heaven

BMW has long tried to beat the Mercedes S-Class with the 7 Series. The new car finally achieves that aim, writes Matt Robinson

CSS: raising standards in vehicle body repairs

CSS: raising standards in vehicle body repairs

Certified Steel Standard offers reassurance to owners of crashed or damaged vehicles

New car sales still on the up

New car sales still on the up

BMW’s Gran Coupé a real winner

BMW’s Gran Coupé a real winner

An extravagant car like the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé should be bought with the heart, not the head, but it pleases both, writes Shane O’Donoghue

New Jaguar XF is better in every way with stunning results

New Jaguar XF is better in every way with stunning results

It may look like the old XF but under that skin is a tech revolution and a talented sports saloon

SVR roars into life

SVR roars into life

Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations has created its first product – a 550hp Range Rover Sport.

All-new Audi Q7 arrives in Ireland

All-new Audi Q7 arrives in Ireland

An all-new Audi Q7 has gone on sale in Ireland, replacing a car that has been on the market since 2006. The new SUV weighs in at 325kg less than its predecessor. To put that number into perspective, the weight reduction is about the same as the entir

Passat GTE to spark hybrid interest

Passat GTE to spark hybrid interest

New plug-in hybrid saloon offers incredible fuel economy and lower emissions, writes Dave Humphreys

BMW’s new X1 is all grown up

BMW’s new X1 is all grown up

The all-new BMW X1 is the SUV it should always have been.

Coltranes, planes and automobiles

Coltranes, planes and automobiles

Honda’s new Jazz is as spacious as an aircraft hangar, but can it be as cool as a Coltrane sax solo?

Strong July ‘152’ sales drive up new car registrations

Strong July ‘152’ sales drive up new car registrations

SIMI figures highlight 25.4 increase in car sales this year