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Driverless car won't work in the rain
Driverless car won't work in the rain

Google is working hard to make driverless cars a reality for motorists. But an insider has admitted, they can't currently…

Citroen CX turns 40

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 1974, the Citroen CX is celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year. It is remembered…

Kia builds factory in Mexico

South Korea's Kia Motors is spending more than US$1 billion ($1.19 billion) on building a car factory in northern Mexico…

Toyota Land Cruiser makes comeback in Japan

Toyota is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favoured…

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Winz killings: Shooting suspect rejected help video Winz killings: Shooting suspect rejected help

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett this morning…

WINZ killings: Accused didn't have firearms licence video WINZ killings: Accused didn't have firearms licence

Police have revealed that the man accused of shooting…

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Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker
Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation…

Snazzy Sylvester’s a thoroughbred
Snazzy Sylvester’s a thoroughbred

Barbara Harris, deputy director Trade and Hon Vice Consul, UK Trade & Investment at the British Consulate-General in Auckland…

The biggest motoring myths
The biggest motoring myths

Motoring misconceptions: we're here to clear a few up. Some are to do with semantics, some concern science: but here are…

Lithe ‘cheetah’ shows style and power
Lithe ‘cheetah’ shows style and power

I have vivid memories of touring New Zealand in the 1990s as a support act for Greg Johnson - six band members, two roadies…

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Diesel options best for NZ caravan road trip
Diesel options best for NZ caravan road trip

John and Malene have recently sold their large home and downsized to a small unit in preparation for…

As feral as a 1968 Monaro

This 1968 Monaro was built in the model's first year, as GTS with full instrumentation, including a tacho, and the Chevrolet-sourced…

New car for $20K

It's surprising the amount of people whose budgets max out at around the $20,000 mark that don't ever consider or think…

Moose technology

Volvo has always been serious about safety. So serious that it announced a few years back that by 2020 it had a target of…

Don't get caught by hidden costs
Don't get caught by hidden costs

Has the motor industry dug a rather large hole for itself in recent years by promising to provide a…

Matt Greenop: Best car? Question still drives us around bend

What's the best car? Aaaargh! In the world of infuriating questions, this is quite high up the totem pole for the type of…

Sleek and safe - Volvo shows off new XC90

It's nearly four weeks until the Paris motor show, but some car companies have already hit the accelerator and revealed…

Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric…

Conman's Rolls-Royce sold for $83,000

A Rolls-Royce formerly belonging to a conman known as "Mr Moneybags" was auctioned for $83,000 yesterday.

Look who's selling Hilux now
Look who's selling Hilux now

Victoria Cross recipient Willie Apiata has teamed up with Toyota to build the ultimate hunting Hilux…

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