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Where parking costs more than the house

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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 is surely now the…

Holden handles art hold-all job
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
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…

Motoring

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Holden Captiva versus Nissan Qashqai

David Linklater pits the Holden Captiva against the Nissan Qashqai in a mid sized SUV duel. Photos…

Mini Mysteries: An amazing find

The well picked-over debris of the 1942 plane crash was hard to find, even with the help of a DoC ranger. We ordered…

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…

Motorsport: Hyundai drive paying off for Paddon

So far it would appear the pairing of New Zealander Hayden Paddon and Hyundai is paying off, writes Andrew Alderson.

Motorsport: Whincup in dominant form
Motorsport: Whincup in dominant form

He's in front in the race for the V8 Supercars championship and on the front row of the grid at Sandown…

On hunt for something different

Richard is looking for a vehicle that provides a measure of practicality mixed with a point of difference. "SUVs seem to…

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Mini Mystery: WW2 bomber crash

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Road Safety

When harmless fun turns deadly
When harmless fun turns deadly

Pranks can be fun and cause some great laughs at the time - but they can also go horribly wrong and…

Growing base of safe second-hand vehicle choices

New Zealand's fleet of second-hand vehicles is growing safer as revealed in the latest release of the Used Car Safety Ratings…

Dr Jamie Hosking: Smaller roads free us from traffic

We all hate being stuck in traffic. The usual response to congested roads in New Zealand, especially in Auckland, is to…

GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom…

'My daddy always speeds'
'My daddy always speeds'

Police have stopped and ticketed several drivers speeding past Waikato schools this week - including…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Plenty of choice for second car
Plenty of choice for second car

After years of compromising, Doug, a tramping enthusiast…

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…

Finding a tough, practical workhorse
Finding a tough, practical workhorse

Dave is a regular reader of this column and is hoping…

How to avoid a lemon
How to avoid a lemon

Sam is looking for a vehicle with a reduced risk of…

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For the Tradie that needs to get everywhere FAST
photos For the Tradie that needs to get everywhere FAST

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V8 Supercars Endurance cup starts this weekend
video V8 Supercars Endurance cup starts this weekend

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All new Jaguar XE for 2015
photos All new Jaguar XE for 2015

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