Figures released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that Ford was the leading brand in the combined 142 July car and van market with 2,728 registrations, ahead of VW and Toyota (2,710 and 2,081 respectively).
Škoda has announced its partnership renewal with Dogs Trust as its official vehicle supplier.
New car sales continue to grow in 2014 with a strong start to the 142 registration period.
MG parent company, SAIC Motor, has entered the Global Fortune Top 100 with the company's 10th appearance in the annual Fortune 500 list.
Lexus has entered a creative partnership with the global entrepreneur, innovator and musician will.i.am.
Aston Martin is searching for the very best of tomorrow's automotive design talent, with news that the luxury sports car brand is recruiting clay sculpting apprentices.
McLaren will use its presence at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to showcase its ultimate track-focused model, the McLaren P1 GTR, in design concept form.
Some of Hollywood's most celebrated actors and creatives have been revealed as movie mentors who are helping guide the directors contributing to the 2014 Lexus Short Films programme.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced its support of the annual Small Firms' Association lunch, which takes place on Friday October 10 in the RDS, Dublin.
Volvo Car says its all-new XC90, which will be revealed in August, will offer the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive industry.
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