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Celebrating automotive resurrection
Celebrating automotive resurrection

The 21st century has been pretty tough on carmakers. Once upon a time we'd never have thought that iconic automotive brands…

The Good Oil: Bugatti lashes up another legend

Bugatti has unveiled the fifth in its series of six "Les Legendes de Bugatti" (Bugatti Legends) limited edition runs of…

Motoring: Jaguar's purr-fect trio

There are many Jag owners - past or present - that would prefer noise and pace over the "cheesecutter" and 'tache" models…

Paul Charman: Are young people going off cars

Young people seem more interested in owning an expensive smartphone than owning a car. All around the developed world…

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Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side' video Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side'

After their clenching the win over the chiefs, Todd…

Rugby Herald: 'Momentum shift for Crusaders' video Rugby Herald: 'Momentum shift for Crusaders'

Herald rugby writers Gregor Paul & Patrick McKendry…

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FPV plans last hurrah
FPV plans last hurrah

Ford Performance Vehicles is reversing out of our market in style as it launches its final model. A limited release of…

Road test: Kia pro-cee'd GT
Road test: Kia pro-cee'd GT

Are you a fan of small European designed and manufactured three-door hot hatches with manual transmissions from Korean companies? How…

Celebrating the Traction Avant
Celebrating the Traction Avant

Citroen built 760,000 Traction Avant cars in various forms between 1934 and 1957. Over Anzac weekend, the Citroen Car Club…

Paul Charman: The day a Citroen DS beat the Jackals
Paul Charman: The day a Citroen DS beat the Jackals

We could debate all day whether the Citroen DS - made from 1955 to 1975 - was the coolest car ever. If we did, I'd point…

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Vive la difference, says Citroen
Vive la difference, says Citroen

How difficult is building a brand in New Zealand that has traditionally been fairly niche, but has very…

Citroen embraces the Kiwi way

Frederic Banzet chuckles, leans back in his chair and shakes his head. There's no way he's getting drawn into this one -…

Mazda NZ recalls cars

Mazda New Zealand is recalling selected Mazda6 equipped with the i-ELOOP energy recovery system. It involves 907 versions…

E-Class first for all-round safety

Welcome to the first in an occasional series of stories we're calling "half-price heroes". Here's the idea: we identify…

Mystique of a left hand drive Firebird
Mystique of a left hand drive Firebird

Richard Snow bought this 1968 Pontiac Firebird HO 18 months ago, and he clearly loves his left-hand-drive…

Driven exclusive: Mini Cooper S first drive

It's more than 50 years since that first groundbreaking little Mini rolled off the production line. A lot has changed since…

Grown up Mini and me

One of my first cars was an orange 1976 Mini that was stolen - twice - by a 14-year-old fanatic of the British car. The…

The Good Oil: Jurassic Merc

There had better be some seriously big, bad dinosaurs featured in the new Jurassic Park movie that is due for release in…

Bad press speeds up recall action

Big recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the motor industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity…

Kia's MPV contender
Kia's MPV contender

Kia will unveil an all-new midsize multi-purpose vehicle (right) at the 2014 New York International…

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