UK to ban smoking while kids in car
UK to ban smoking while kids in car

Adult smokers in the UK who light up with children in the car will be fined £50 ($101), under new Government plans.

Motorsport: Hugh Anderson writes his story
Motorsport: Hugh Anderson writes his story

New Zealand motorcycle racers had been making the trip overseas, to Europe in particular, since the early 1900s and at times…

Bargain on The Block
Bargain on The Block

An Auckland buyer purchased The Block NZ winning car in a GrabOne website auction first - and picked up a bargain at the…

'Wow, you can actually drive'
'Wow, you can actually drive'

She's the first female driver in Formula One for 20 years - and the sexism she's encountered just doesn't seem to stop.

Motoring

Shelley Bridgeman: Slow drivers - get out of the fast lane
Shelley Bridgeman: Slow drivers - get out of the fast lane

The number one gripe of Kiwi drivers pertains to slow cars in the outside lane, says Shelley Bridgeman…

Porsche trains track masters in new GT3

How good is the Porsche 911 GT3? Good enough to have an entire block of Australia's Porsche Sport Driving School (PSDS)…

Reliving the Holden days wins 1969 Monaro

Holden New Zealand has handed over the keys of its rebuilt 1969 HT Monaro GTS to the winner of its 60 Years Loyal competition. The…

Avalon Biddle sets her sights on trophy hat-trick

Auckland's Avalon Biddle has big plans for 2015, ones that include again humbling some of the cream of Europe's young male…

Earl Bamber scores works drive
Earl Bamber scores works drive

New Zealander Earl Bamber has been signed as a works driver for Porsche, joining Brendon Hartley as…

photos Porsche Sport Driving School with the 911 GT3

David Linklater drives the new Porsche 911 GT3 at the Porsche Sport Driving School in Australia for Driven Magazine. Photos…

US study: All-electric car may not be so green

People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new US…

Ask Phoebe: Tints must meet rules

A reader writes: Are tinted overlays checked during the WoF process?

Odyssey performance evolves on epic scale

Honda New Zealand has just launched the all-new Odyssey, the fifth generation of its family friendly people mover which…

Subaru Outback a 5-star safety winner
Subaru Outback a 5-star safety winner

Just as the Subaru Outback is being launched to New Zealand motoring writers, it has won the highest…

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Road Safety

Warning for drivers leading up to Christmas
Warning for drivers leading up to Christmas

In the week before Christmas police are warning drivers to be extra vigilant on the roads.

Tourists find safety tips on steering wheels

Tourists renting cars across the country will now find simple road safety tips on the steering wheels.

Quad bikers fined $40k for no helmet

A Marlborough couple have been fined $20,000 each following multiple instances of riding a quad bike without a helmet.

Liz Dobson: Road rage is such a waste of space

It's the season for normal sedate drivers to lose their rag and become absolute maniacs on our roads.

Honda issues airbag recall plea
Honda issues airbag recall plea

Honda New Zealand is urgently seeking Kiwi owners affected by its airbag recall, with around 6000 vehicles…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Suzuki ace celebrates a 'perfect' weekend
Suzuki ace celebrates a 'perfect' weekend

It is not often than a competitor in the high-speed…

Kiwi driver seals the deal with Porsche
Kiwi driver seals the deal with Porsche

New Zealand driver Earl Bamber has been signed as…

Motorsport: Veteran Alach heads midget team
Motorsport: Veteran Alach heads midget team

Speedway veteran Shayne Alach will captain Team New…

Actors with driving ambition
Actors with driving ambition

It is perhaps not too surprising that motor racing…

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Motoring photos and video

Honda CB500X
photos Honda CB500X

Jacqui Madelin jumped aboard a CB500X and joined the…

Driven's 320d BMW long term test car
photos Driven's 320d BMW long term test car

The Driven Magazine staff have their first ever…

The Good Oil: December 13
photos The Good Oil: December 13

Driven's The Good Oil looks at a different side of…

Porsche Cayenne S
photos Porsche Cayenne S

Liz Dobson gets a driving lesson from Earl Bamber…

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Car Care

Safety first during maintenance Safety first during maintenance

Serious accidents can happen very quickly when using…

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