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GM recalls close to 30 million
GM recalls close to 30 million

General Motors has issued six more recalls, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.

Stroppy Kia Stinger a success

Kia is continuing to collect silverware for the fast-growing Korean manufacturer. Peter Schreyer, formerly of VW, and chief…

Citroen fans off for l'aventure magnifique

When engineers drove the first Traction Avant into a Paris car showroom in 1934 they knew it was special. The super-stylish…

Big reveal of popular Mazda2 hatchback

Mazda has lifted covers on the big-selling little car that marks the next step in its successful SkyActiv programme. The…

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Peek at Robyn's new play video Peek at Robyn's new play

Much-loved New Zealand actress Robyn Malcolm (Agent…

Graphic video: Gaza's children victims video Graphic video: Gaza's children victims

The spiraling number of children killed in the latest…

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One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast
One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan (not available…

Jet Car fires up Kiwi fans
Jet Car fires up Kiwi fans

The CRC Speedshow again proved to be popular with car enthusiasts with thousands of fans attending the weekend's event in…

Genesis of genuine prestige
Genesis of genuine prestige

Hyundai has unveiled ambitious plans to take on the best from Europe and break the glass ceiling of premium brands with…

Mercedes GLA is a sight for Kiwi eyes
Mercedes GLA is a sight for Kiwi eyes

It takes a lot to impress Australian motoring writers but the recent New Zealand-centred launch of the Mercedes-Benz GLA…

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Similarities go beyond just torque
Similarities go beyond just torque

Our regular half-price hero stories identify a really special new vehicle with particular character…

Still running sweetly at 100

Kit Maxwell may be right when he calls 100-year-old cars an illogical obsession and he should know as he has two: a two-cylinder…

Macca 650S: We're lovin' it

It's hard to say anything against the McLaren MP4-12C. In certain parts of New Zealand, if you did it would probably have…

The Good Oil: Prius' complete Ring cycle

The Toyota Prius hybrid is now the lucky owner of a track record at the Nurburging, spiritual home of the German Grand Prix. But…

Kiwi built 'Eleanor' Shelby GT500E hits Speedshow
Kiwi built 'Eleanor' Shelby GT500E hits Speedshow

Go baby, go! Nicolas Cage hits the button on his shifter in 2000's Gone in 60 Seconds remake and flies…

Mercedes C-Class goes from strength to strength

It's due to be replaced next month but the seven-year-old C-Class sedan is still proving a success for Mercedes-Benz New…

Speedshow jammed packed with automotive delights

The eighth edition of CRC Speedshow fills Auckland's ASB Showgrounds over the weekend of 19 and 20 July and celebrates Kiwis'…

Six winter motoring tips

New Zealand's winters can test even the most reliable cars, and the safest drivers, on our roads. Cold starts, icy and wet…

Smart car foresees your every wish

With semi-autonomous cars such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class already on our roads and Google trialling its self-drive vehicle…

Fiat denies merger talks with VW
Fiat denies merger talks with VW

Italian automaker Fiat and its main shareholder denied on Thursday a media report that the company is…

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