Car 'surfing' caught on camera
video Car 'surfing' caught on camera

Eagle eyed YouTube/crikarika was driving in Tauranga with his friend and filmed this extraordinary and dangerous behaviour…

They seriously still make that?
They seriously still make that?

Planned obsolescence is the defining characteristic of the automotive industry. Cars are supposed to have only a limited…

Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix
Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand…

Motorsport: Drifting's a smoking sport
Motorsport: Drifting's a smoking sport

The increasing popularity of Drifting in the 1990s and early 2000s prompted the establishment of Drift Motorsport in 2007…

Motoring

Me and my car: Dennis Katsanos
Me and my car: Dennis Katsanos

You drive a Mazda6 and your wife, Melissa, drives a Mazda3? I started driving Melissa's Mazda3 and…

Harvick grabs yet another NASCAR pole

Kevin Harvick once again dominated a NASCAR qualifying session, setting a new Indianapolis Motor Speedway track record to…

Aston Martin adds lipstick, paint ... and power

Aston Martin's just-launched Vantage N430 might look as if it's had some lipstick applied - and in some ways it has. But…

Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global…

Buyers snap up sports cars
Buyers snap up sports cars

Luxury cars are roaring out the doors and are on track for a record year. The Motor Industry Association…

Ducati lights it up for passionate fans

The eighth World Ducati Week attracted thousands of the Italian motorcycle marque's enthusiasts from throughout the world…

TomTom Rider Sat Nav put to the test

Specialist satnav units for motorbikes sound like a great idea. After all, whipping out a map is less than convenient when…

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Ferrari gamble puts Raikkonen near back of grid

Kimi Raikkonen has had little to celebrate in this Formula One season and an unsuccessful gamble in qualifying at the Hungarian…

Driven Car of the Year contenders
Driven Car of the Year contenders

Each year Driven's editorial team goes through the massive list of cars tested so far, and works out…

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Road Safety

Car surfing stunt 'stupid'
Car surfing stunt 'stupid'

Video footage of what appears to be a man "car surfing" off the back of a moving car is being slammed…

Lack of child safety astonishes police

Plunket and police were disappointed to find 22 children aged under 5 not properly restrained in vehicles during a police…

Ask Phoebe: Bike lanes will need some car spaces moved

I have just been informed that the council is going to put cycle lanes on both sides of Roscommon Rd and Browns Rd in Manurewa…

One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan (not available…

Hungry seals a road hazard
Hungry seals a road hazard

A new hazard has appeared on Northland's roads and it comes with a bite - hungry, resting or abandoned…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?
Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?

John is looking for a five-door European sports hatch…

Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest
Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest

The new-vehicle industry is no different from many…

Time to replace measure twice, buy once
Time to replace measure twice, buy once

If your vehicle is up for replacement, remember that…

Nice, but do you really need it?
Nice, but do you really need it?

After completing my Saturday morning cycle ride with…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Evans revved for Hungaroring challenge
Motorsport: Evans revved for Hungaroring challenge

Kiwi GP2 driver Mitch Evans will have arrived in Budapest…

Ambrose dodges questions about future in NASCAR
Ambrose dodges questions about future in NASCAR

Marcos Ambrose on Friday declined to discuss a report…

Historic South African F1 track goes under the hammer
Historic South African F1 track goes under the hammer

South Africa's Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula…

Motorsport: Meet one of kart racing's young guns
Motorsport: Meet one of kart racing's young guns

She's 15, she's from Albany and her dream is to race…

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Formula One

F1: Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary
F1: Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight…

Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016
Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016

Azerbaijan is set to host a Formula One race in 2016. Azeri…

Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice
US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve
US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve

Marussia says Alexander Rossi of the U.S. has joined…

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Motoring photos and video

Inside the Boeing factory
video Inside the Boeing factory

The New Zealand Herald tour through the Boeing factory…

US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift
video US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift

A 13 person detachment from New Zealand’s 16 Field…

Aston Martin NC430
photos Aston Martin NC430

Photos of the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage NC430.

Speedshow 2014
photos Speedshow 2014

Photos from the Speedshow at ASB Showgrounds 19th…

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Car Care

Don't ignore warning lights on your dash Don't ignore warning lights on your dash

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