Stranded cars a free holiday opportunity
Stranded cars a free holiday opportunity

Kiwi holidaymakers are being offered a free ticket to ride this summer.

Starring role for a working classic
Starring role for a working classic

Look once, look twice, and you still wouldn't think of this plumber's van as a film star - but it is. It appeared in Underbelly…

Buyers' Guide: Finding a comfortable fit
Buyers' Guide: Finding a comfortable fit

Fran has moved into a lifestyle/retirement village where the narrow garaging doesn't cater for her mid-sized Hyundai ix35…

Driven Classic: Ford Transit MKII
photos Driven Classic: Ford Transit MKII

Jacqui Madelin checks out the original workman's van, the Ford Transit. Photos / Jacqui Madelin

Motoring

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG: Power meets luxury
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG: Power meets luxury

Driving in flowing weekend motorway traffic, I quickly caught up with a Ford Mustang pottering along…

Batman’s first car

If you took The Good Oil by surprise and yelled: "What car do you desire more than anything else in the world?" We would…

The key to avoiding ignition issues

As a general guideline, a total of up to around four keys is considered acceptable for an ignition key ring. Following…

Liz Dobson: Everybody's equal in car-show world

We bonded over strong coffee and they even ordered me another coffee when we met again at another company's espresso machine…

Toto Wolff dissatisfied with F1 success
Toto Wolff dissatisfied with F1 success

Mercedes have an iron grip on Formula One at the moment. In Abu Dhabi this weekend either Lewis Hamilton…

Evans keen to end GP2 year on a high

One of New Zealand's top single seater prospects wants to end his GP2 season on a high this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

Speedway veteran looks back at 'The Springs'

New Zealand's home of speedway celebrates 85 years of dirt, dust and legends tonight as drivers compete for the Heritage…

Airbag dispute leaves drivers in middle

A showdown is looming between US safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes airbags linked to multiple deaths and…

Motorsport: From racetrack to exam room

Formula Masters China champion James Munro is back in New Zealand on a flying visit for something he reckons is almost…

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Motoring Archives

Road Safety

Jet ski 'woman' a mannequin
Jet ski 'woman' a mannequin

A photo of a woman sitting on a jet ski as it was towed by a truck on Auckland’s North-Western motorway…

US safety agency pushing for airbag recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags…

Bus death inquest: Safety options tabled

A package of safety measures for central Wellington streets could reduce the risks to pedestrians following the death of…

Two thirds would fail theory test resit

Two thirds of experienced British drivers would fail a licence theory test if they took it today, according to new data. More…

Judge wants tourists to sit driving test
Judge wants tourists to sit driving test

A Chinese driver whose rental car collided with another vehicle near Queenstown was a "classic case"…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
International racer returns for Suzuki series
International racer returns for Suzuki series

Racers from around the world are all revved up and…

MotoX: Off-road champ calls it a day
MotoX: Off-road champ calls it a day

Pahiatua's Paul Whibley has achieved plenty on the…

Kiwi impresses in V8 Supercars
Kiwi impresses in V8 Supercars

Kiwi V8 Supercars pilot Scott McLaughlin continues…

World champ Ogier wins season-ending Wales Rally
World champ Ogier wins season-ending Wales Rally

French driver Sebastien Ogier finished his title-winning…

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Motoring photos and video

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
photos Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Driven Magazine editor Liz Dobson tests the new Mercedes-Benz…

Volkswagen Golf R wagon
photos Volkswagen Golf R wagon

Volkswagen are set to unveil the Golf R in station…

Ford Everest
photos Ford Everest

Ford unveiled the new Everest SUV in China last week…

2015 Indian Motorcycles Scout
photos 2015 Indian Motorcycles Scout

Driven contributor Mathieu Day was lucky enough to…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals
Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals

It's easy to write code that directs a car how to…

The most politically correct limousines
The most politically correct limousines

There's no better feeling than embarking on the process…

Tesla sets delivery record, but losses mount
The curious case of the BMW i3
The curious case of the BMW i3

Placing my bag in the boot of BMW's new electric i3…

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