Driven's tips for getting to the slopes in one piece
Driven's tips for getting to the slopes in one piece

Snow can be beautiful but is a natural enemy of the car. It's dangerous enough at the best of times and those who rarely…

Tesla decision on battery factory months away
Tesla decision on battery factory months away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery…

Toyota 86 gets handling upgrade
Toyota 86 gets handling upgrade

Toyota has dialled up the fun and razor-sharp handling of its much-lauded 86 sports car by introducing subtle refinements…

Fiat Chrysler recalling Fiat 500L for dodgy knee air bags
Fiat Chrysler recalling Fiat 500L for dodgy knee air bags

Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that…

Motoring

Porsche buys former F1 track
Porsche buys former F1 track

Petrolheads around the world can breathe a sigh of relief: South Africa's Kyalami race track has been…

video V8 Supercars Coates Hire 400 preview

V8 Supercar driver Nick Percat previews this weekends racing at Queensland Raceway for the Coates Hire 400. Source: Coates…

MotoX: Lady luck rides close to Kiwi pair

It was a frustrating case of "what ifs" for the Kiwi 250cc class riders at the seventh round of 10 in the Australian Motocross…

Fiat 2Q profits drop by 55 percent

Italian carmaker Fiat SpA, which controls Chrysler, on Wednesday said second-quarter profits dropped by more than a half…

Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters
Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The…

Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped…

Nurburgring's quickest SUV

Range Rover have claimed the fastest production SUV title at the Nürburgring with the new Range Rover Sport SVR.

The best car to hit the ski slopes

It's the season for ski weekends, which means it's also time for Driven to give some serious thought to which new cars best…

Indian takes home Speedshow 'Exhibitor of the year'

The return of Indian Motorcycles to New Zealand is already reaping rewards with the iconic American brand crowned 'Exhibitor…

New Indian and Victory headed to NZ
New Indian and Victory headed to NZ

The Bagger scene is about to take off in NZ thanks to Polaris bringing two very new, and very different…

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Road Safety

Two charged over car surfing video stunt
Two charged over car surfing video stunt

Bay of Plenty Police say two men have been charged in connection with video footage of a man "car surfing"…

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 by road safety authorities…

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
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…

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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
Mostert aims to repeat at Queensland Raceway
video Mostert aims to repeat at Queensland Raceway

The V8 Supercars head to Queensland Raceway outside…

Motorsport: Local know-how a plus
Motorsport: Local know-how a plus

Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have arrived…

Kiwis in motorsport: How they fared
Hamilton stunned by orders as Ricciardo wins
Hamilton stunned by orders as Ricciardo wins

Lewis Hamilton says he was "very, very shocked" to…

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Motoring photos and video

Jaguar NZ F-Type Coupe
video Jaguar NZ F-Type Coupe

Jaguar New Zealand put the spotlight on the new F-Type…

Indian Roadmaster
photos Indian Roadmaster

The new Indian Roadmaster is set to return later this…

Victory Magnum
photos Victory Magnum

Victory have announced the new Magnum Bagger will…

Inside the Boeing factory
video Inside the Boeing factory

The New Zealand Herald tour through the Boeing factory…

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Car Care

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

Each of your warning lamps has an important purpose…

How to avoid paying too much on gas How to avoid paying too much on gas

Ways to stretch the family fuel budget With fuel prices…

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