The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) says new car registrations in the first three months of the year show a 29.68% increase to reach 64,714.
The Audi Prologue Allroad plug-in hybrid is making its world premiere at Auto Shanghai.
SEAT is continuing its product offensive with the new generation of the Alhambra.
Ford has announced that the all-new S-MAX, which arrives in Ireland in September, will be the first Ford worldwide to offer the Intelligent Speed Limiter.
The all new Mazda CX-3 will start at €20,695 when it goes on sale in Ireland in June.
A 'Drives of Ireland' survey of Irish drivers has shown that the Wicklow Mountains are the favourite drive in the country.
Peugeot has unveiled a four-wheel drive 308 R hatchback model, equipped with a plug-in petrol hybrid unit boasting 500bhp.
Cycling legend Chris Hoy has won a class victory in the opening round at Silverstone of the European Le Mans Series.
Practicality meets off-road styling in the new Volkswagen Cross caddy.
With 1.4 million sales in 80 markets, the new FIAT Doblò is a popular workhorse.
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