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Mini joins trend for five-door popularity
Mini joins trend for five-door popularity

Just a few months after the market launch of the all-new third generation Mini, the British premium brand has expanded its…

Job growth major factor in best car sales result

Auto buying has driven United States retail sales higher, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated…

Driving with the thinking cap on

Cellphones that warn drivers when people are crossing in front of them. Bicycles and cars that communicate with traffic…

Public transport use makes you happier: Study

A UK study suggests taking public transport instead of driving to work can make people happier and helps them to sleep better…

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IPhone Buyers Look to Cash in on Demand video IPhone Buyers Look to Cash in on Demand

In what has become an annual event, eager iPhone buyers…

Scots head to polls video Scots head to polls

Polls opened Thursday morning for a historic vote…

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Refreshed Volkswagen Polo has looks with extra pep
Refreshed Volkswagen Polo has looks with extra pep

For three years it was an important part of our lives: school run duty; supermarket sprints; days at a time left at car…

New speed limit of 110km/h
New speed limit of 110km/h

Open-road speed limits could vary by up to 50km/h under a new classification system signalled to traffic engineers in Auckland…

BMW reveals 2 Series drop-top
BMW reveals 2 Series drop-top

With just three weeks before the Paris Motor show, BMW is revealing its 2 Series convertible, that's a replacement for…

Where parking costs more than the house
Where parking costs more than the house

Parking spaces in New York are being sold for US$1 million ($1.22 million) as developers try to cash in on a shortage of…

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Compact crossovers close match
Compact crossovers close match

Nissan Qashqai versus Holden Captiva: the latest entrant in the compact-crossover segment meets what…

Holden handles art hold-all job

Melanie-Jane Smith co-owns design and NZ art store, The Poi Room, in Newmarket, Auckland We took a left turn instead of…

Volkswagen Kombi Camper at Porsche price

As thousands of Kiwi travellers have found on their European OE trips, the VW Kombi is like a house on wheels. When Professor…

Bentley designed for gentle, effortless motoring

This 1952 Park Ward-bodied Bentley was sold to a UK importer of Australian wine, James Byron Chaplin, on April 9, 1952…

Kodo design for drop-top cutie
Kodo design for drop-top cutie

When Mazda first pulled the covers off the original MX-5, the motoring world was divided in its opinion…

The Good Oil: One is the loneliest recall

In the light of Toyota's "unintended acceleration" recalls of a fews years back and General Motors recently recalling more…

HSV sends out a world-beater

Holden Special Vehicles might have created the world's fastest ute. A version of the Maloo ute has been revealed with the…

London's mayor fumes over diesels

Boris Johnson has called for all older diesel cars to be scrapped because their fumes harm Brits' health. The London mayor…

Look folks, no hands (almost)

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute this week, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while…

First look at new Batmobile
First look at new Batmobile

Zack Snyder has unveiled the first picture of the Batmobile from his new film Batman v Superman: Dawn…

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