Quinn back but it's Riches who set Friday's pace Targa
Quinn back but it's Riches who set Friday's pace Targa

The return of Tony Quinn and co-driver Naomi Tillett in Quinn's repaired Lamborghini Huracan was the big story on the eve…

Liz Dobson: We don't know how lucky we are...
Liz Dobson: We don't know how lucky we are...

In Adelaide this week for a car launch, it's been interesting to hear my Aussie colleagues moan about their speeding fines…

Does DIY have its place before selling your car?
Does DIY have its place before selling your car?

Thinking of selling your car but it has a few small dents and bruises that you think may affect its appeal or asking price? Or…

Three more F1 teams on the brink
Three more F1 teams on the brink

Tyres screeched and engines roared as Sebastian Vettel performed a few doughnuts on Austin's North Congress Ave this week…

Motoring

Motorsport: Stars come out to shine in SuperTourers
Motorsport: Stars come out to shine in SuperTourers

Fans of big-banger racing will be able to watch some of the best exponents of Australasian V8 racing…

Top Gear host in beer blunder

Social media erupts in anger after Top Gear host tweets about driving with a beer in his cup holder.

Fresh roads continue to challenge Targa drivers

As Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn continued on their winning way, the big story on the third timed day of this…

Mazda CX-3 SUV to debut in Los Angeles

Mazda has announced that its all-new compact crossover SUV the Mazda CX-3, will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles…

Brian Rudman: Take the revolutionary road, Len
Brian Rudman: Take the revolutionary road, Len

What a shame Mayor Len Brown doesn't surrender to his inner revolutionary when it comes to Auckland's…

Targa Tour a means to an ends for Volvo pair

First time Targa pairing Jo and June Worth have joined the Targa South Island as a practice run for competing further afield…

Thunder in the Park anniversary brings greatest ever line-up

The 2014 version of the GT Radial Thunder in the Park event has attracted a mammoth total of 11 competitive classes for…

Renault's ute for South America goes on show

When you think of Renault you don't normally think of rugged take on anything utes, but the carmaker is set to unveil the…

SUVs and pickups push up GM profit

Big profits from rising SUV and ute sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit…

Inkster and extend lead as Targa rivals stumble
Inkster and extend lead as Targa rivals stumble

Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn further extended their lead as rival pairings stumbled on the…

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Road Safety

Adventurous girl mourned
Adventurous girl mourned

The youngest victim of the Labour Weekend road toll was hunting frogs with her father when she walked…

Road death casts shadow over weekend

One person has died after a a car and truck collided north of Auckland. It is the first road death of the long weekend.

'Drive safely' plea from teen's family

Last Labour Weekend one person was killed on the roads - 16-year-old Ricky Pettigrew. Today, his family have a message for…

Booze buses get tech revamp

Police have begun deploying advanced roadside technology including gathering biometric data to better identify drink-drivers…

Scope of airbag safety recalls under fire
Scope of airbag safety recalls under fire

Two US senators are questioning why the nation's vehicle safety regulators let car companies recall…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Hard choice between a diesel and petrol SUV
Hard choice between a diesel and petrol SUV

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Looking for a reliable car for a surfer
A wagon for the whole family
A wagon for the whole family

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Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference
Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference

Jamie is in the market for a mid-size new SUV with…

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Motoring photos and video

Audi A3 E-Tron
photos Audi A3 E-Tron

New Zealand has claimed a position near the front…

1980 Mini Clubman station wagon
photos 1980 Mini Clubman station wagon

Driven Magazine contributor, Jacqui Madelin, checks…

Peugeot 308
photos Peugeot 308

Driven Magazine's Damien O'Carroll drives the new…

On track with the McLaren P1 GTR
photos On track with the McLaren P1 GTR

McLaren have released photos of the upcoming P1 GTR…

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Car Care

Petrol costs - fuel for thought Petrol costs - fuel for thought

Over the years I have been involved in many fuel efficiency…

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Motor Vehicles

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