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Tesla in autopilot crash was speeding
Tesla in autopilot crash was speeding

The Tesla car at the centre of the first 'auto-pilot' fatality was travelling at nearly 120kph when it crashed into a truck…

Tesla opens battery production Gigafactory

It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: A massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert.

Why Elon Musk's plans for Tesla are perfectly sane

Tesla may well stumble because it is trying to do too much too fast, but Musk's vision is sound.

Tesla to create electric buses, heavy trucks

Tesla is working on new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year.

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Watch: Brisbane man stands down racist woman video Watch: Brisbane man stands down racist woman

A Brisbane man who was confronted with a racist tirade…

Doing it tough in our land of plenty Doing it tough in our land of plenty

What makes New Zealand? Is it the people? The landscape?…

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Pitfall of self-driving cars - the human brain
Pitfall of self-driving cars - the human brain

Research shows that people have a difficult time keeping their minds on boring tasks, like monitoring systems.

Analysis: The car company that ripped off Land Rover
Analysis: The car company that ripped off Land Rover

Can Chinese companies continue to get away with counterfeiting of car designs?

Tesla's megafactory nearing to open
Tesla's megafactory nearing to open

Tesla's Gigafactory in the Nevada Desert is finally nearing completion.

'Burglaries broke my business'
'Burglaries broke my business'

Andrew Brooking has locked the three heavy gates to his Rotorua car yard for the last time, after they could not keep out…

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Fiat Chrysler pays hackers who expose risks
Fiat Chrysler pays hackers who expose risks

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay hackers who expose deficiencies in its car software.

Fed investigating Tesla autopilot crash

US Federal investigators are looking into Tesla Motors' autopilot system after a fatal crash in Florida.

Turners in deal for Auckland's Buy Right Cars

Turners Group will buy Auckland car dealer network Buy Right Cars for $15.3 million in cash and shares.

Whanganui East fuel thief caught on camera

Police are asking the public to be vigilant after a "handful" of petrol thefts in the Whanganui East area. "If they're…

Tesla autocrash: I still feel safe in my self-driving car
Tesla autocrash: I still feel safe in my self-driving car

COMMENT: The thought of letting my car drive itself seemed frightening. Then I let go of the steering…

Driverless fever is everywhere - except here

The US is to spend billions to help develop driverless technology for long-haul trucks - but not on trains.

The technology behind the Tesla crash, explained

Is this stuff safe? What can't it do? All your questions, answered.

One dead after two-car crash

A man has died in a crash in Selwyn, Canterbury after two cars collided on West Coast Rd in Kirwee shortly after 5pm.

Cliche at the centre of Ford class action case

An old stereotype is at the centre of a potential billion-dollar class action case against an alleged 70,000 dodgy cars…

Good news for car owners - fees drop
Good news for car owners - fees drop

Motorists will pay $65 less for car registration fees as part of a raft of changes which come into effect…

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