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Robot kills man at VW plant in Germany
Robot kills man at VW plant in Germany

A 22-year-old was setting up a stationary robot at the VW plant when it grabbed and crushed him against a metal plate.

Superfactory - Behind the scenes at BMW's electric car plant

On a recent trip to Germany, Grant Bradley checked out one of the most advanced automotive factories in the world.

Rego blunder: 9000 people affected

ACC says second critical error responsible for blowout in number of people who paid incorrect amounts.

ACC blunder sees cheaper regos denied

Officials are scrambling to fix the problem but last night didn't appear sure exactly how many makes of car were affected…

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Rugby: Samoa gets ready for All Blacks video Rugby: Samoa gets ready for All Blacks

James Somerset arrives in Samoa the morning before…

All Blacks: Sonny Bill and Carter ready for Samoa video All Blacks: Sonny Bill and Carter ready for Samoa

The All Blacks are expecting a rapturous fan frenzy…

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Car hirer's fishy tale ends with a real hook
Car hirer's fishy tale ends with a real hook

John Waenga can see the funny side of a fishy tale which cost him more than $700 after he lost a rental car key in Bay of…

New self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley
New self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley

Google's self-driving cars have been allowed on public roads since the company unveiled its next generation fleet more than…

Road hog conviction: Readers react
Road hog conviction: Readers react

The fining of a British driver for being a road hog is something many Kiwi drivers would like to see enforced here, according…

How did self-driving cars crash?
How did self-driving cars crash?

California state officials have finally released reports detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes…

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Delays expected after four car pile up
Delays expected after four car pile up

A four car pile up on the southern motorway could cause headaches for commuters this morning.

Don't worry, I’ll take the stairs...

"She’s mistaken the stairs for the entrance. She was a bit shocked but then she just went shopping."

Google defends accident records of self-driving cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he sees little reason to release the accident reports involving self-driving cars.

Apple adds to chatter about looking to cars
Apple adds to chatter about looking to cars

Confronted by a shareholder about cash investment, an Apple exec seemed to suggest the automotive industry…

Why won't anyone insure this guy?

A boy racer struggling to find car insurance has turned to his fellow petrol-heads online for help.

Carmakers' automated dilemma: How to keep drivers from feeling like robots

Early versions of automated cars are already rolling into showrooms, whether buyers are ready or not.

Peter Bromhead: Panda express

Peter Bromhead takes delivery of a Fiat Panda and puts it to its paces on the Parnell circuit.

Tesla delivers quarterly record of 10,045 electric cars

Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars in the first quarter, beating Wall Street's expectations.

Tesla unveils 'home battery'
Tesla unveils 'home battery'

Electric car pioneer Tesla Motors has unveiled a "home battery" that founder Elon Musk says will help…

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