Pollution doubles near motorways
Pollution doubles near motorways

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Motorsport: Kiwis make their presence felt with Deep South victories
Motorsport: Kiwis make their presence felt with Deep South victories

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For art’s sake it’s a wrap
For art’s sake it’s a wrap

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‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards
‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards

If new passenger car registrations alone are the judge of a vehicle's popularity, then the Toyota Corolla was a clear winner…

Motoring

Suzuki trailie compact in size and price
Suzuki trailie compact in size and price

You might call it cheating to photograph Suzuki's DR200 in a paddock, for though it's sold as a trail-commuter…

BMW 320d update: Plenty of cargo space a highlight

BMW's 3 Series have for decades been the company's best-selling models, defying market swings towards hatchbacks, and more…

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Lamborghini Huracan: Form, fury - and function

Taking an exotic car to an inappropriate place is such a cheesy motoring-journalist thing to do. But on my first day with…

photos Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4
Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4

Driven Magazine tests the Lamborghini Huracan supercar. Photos / Ted Baghurst

Car Care: Avoid overheating on a holiday trip

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Ewen Gilmour keeps giving

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Kiwi star in strong Dayton 24 hour line-up

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Toyota clings on to top sales spot

Toyota stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that motoring industry crown for the third year straight…

Liz Dobson: Dentist or car-yard? Think it over ...
Liz Dobson: Dentist or car-yard? Think it over ...

Which would you prefer - a day trawling through car dealerships looking for a new vehicle, or a few…

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Road Safety

640 stung in police blitz
640 stung in police blitz

More than 640 drivers were stung with fines during a 24-hour, 84-checkpoint police road safety blitz…

Cops fear drivers missing the message

Police are concerned drivers are getting complacent about using mobile phones after the number caught using them has doubled…

Zero tolerance fines net just $420

It's been labelled a revenue-gathering mission, but the police "zero tolerance" summer speed limit campaign contributed…

Staying on the straight and narrow

While national statistics suggest foreign drivers play only a small part in serious crashes, the picture differs markedly…

Liz Dobson: When one and one make zero... sense
Liz Dobson: When one and one make zero... sense

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Car Buyers' Guide

Spending up big
Spending up big

Bigger picture still important with luxury cars Charlie…

Reliable cars under $5,000
Reliable cars under $5,000

June owns a very tired and well-travelled 1992 Daihatsu…

Rear seatbelt options an often forgotten safety issue
Guide to importing your new wheels
Guide to importing your new wheels

The importation and sale of used motor vehicles into…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Scott Dixon wins Daytona endurance event
Scott Dixon wins Daytona endurance event

Scott Dixon drove a gritty and long final leg to lead…

Motorsport: Evans confirms V8 drive
Motorsport: Evans confirms V8 drive

At next weekend's third round of the Toyota Racing…

Motorsport: Driver delivers goods
Motorsport: Driver delivers goods

Young driver Arjun Maini built on his good form at…

Daytona grid locked with Kiwis
Daytona grid locked with Kiwis

This weekend's Daytona 24 Hours endurance race is…

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Motoring photos and video

Toyota Racing Series Ruapuna round
photos Toyota Racing Series Ruapuna round

Photos from the first round of the Toyota Racing Series…

1910 Delage vintage car
photos 1910 Delage vintage car

The 1910 Delage vintage car owned by Jim Francis…

2015 Lexus RC-F
photos 2015 Lexus RC-F

Driven Magazine tests the Lexus RC-F. Photos / Ted…

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
photos Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

There's no denying that Alfa Romeo's 4C is a little…

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Car Care

When selling, sort that paperwork ... quickly When selling, sort that paperwork ... quickly

Selling a motor vehicle privately is an experience…

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