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Alfa hatch shows its pure pedigree
Alfa hatch shows its pure pedigree

Some hatchbacks are born conservative types, just blending in as a standard commuter - but then there are cars that are…

Mini’s mini surfer

Finding parking in a busy city is always a pain. Finding parking conveniently close to where you need to be is even worse. But…

Driveway safety worth the extra effort

The recent tragic news of a driveway fatality involving a toddler in Auckland highlighted some thought provoking facts…

VW earns AA rating

Stephanie Poole is the NZ Automobile Association's marketing manager for membership and brand. The AA and New Zealand Motoring…

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Michael Clarke's tears for Hughes video Michael Clarke's tears for Hughes

An emotional Michael Clarke has paid tribute to Phillip…

Phillip Smith back in New Zealand video Phillip Smith back in New Zealand

Police say Phillip Smith will be kept safe in prison…

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Mitsubishi debuts new Triton ute
Mitsubishi debuts new Triton ute

Mitsubishi Motors' new generation Triton ute has made its international debut in Thailand. Presented for the first time…

US threatens to act against air bag manufacturer
US threatens to act against air bag manufacturer

U.S. safety regulators threatened fines and legal action against Takata Corp. Wednesday unless the company admits that its…

Visitors steal the show at LA
Visitors steal the show at LA

Clockwise from top, BMW Group's Ian Robertson and racing car driver Joey Hand revealed the X5M (left)and X6M (right); Mazda's…

Fans mark Discovery's 25th Anniversary
Fans mark Discovery's 25th Anniversary

A unique crowd-sourced film featuring home video clips of Land Rover Discovery owner adventures from all corners of the…

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Mazda out to prove less is more
Mazda out to prove less is more

For Mazda Motors' experienced programme manager, Michio Tomiyama, working on the all-new compact CX-3…

I'll have one myself, says CX-3 designer

Mazda New Zealand will be introducing a compact SUV to its lineup next year, with the company's managing director seeing…

VW workhorse is real show pony

We Kiwis do love our utes. In a booming new-vehicle market, the pickup truck is the third most popular genre overall, behind…

Starring role for a working classic

Look once, look twice, and you still wouldn't think of this plumber's van as a film star - but it is. It appeared in Underbelly…

Buyers' Guide: Finding a comfortable fit
Buyers' Guide: Finding a comfortable fit

Fran has moved into a lifestyle/retirement village where the narrow garaging doesn't cater for her mid-sized…

Driveway tragedy: Toddler named

A toddler who died yesterday after she was hit by a car driven by a relative in her West Auckland driveway has now been…

Airbag dispute leaves drivers in middle

A showdown is looming between US safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes airbags linked to multiple deaths and…

The key to avoiding ignition issues

As a general guideline, a total of up to around four keys is considered acceptable for an ignition key ring. Following…

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG: Power meets luxury

Driving in flowing weekend motorway traffic, I quickly caught up with a Ford Mustang pottering along in the middle lane. Tapping…

Batman’s first car
Batman’s first car

If you took The Good Oil by surprise and yelled: "What car do you desire more than anything else in…

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