The Good Oil: Holden at Indy
The Good Oil: Holden at Indy

A big Aussie will be the centre of attention at the most American of motorsports when a Chevrolet SS leads the pack as the…

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 and it's sensible to learn what they're all for. Warning lights are…

Jaguar gets into Tour spirit with one-off F-Type
Jaguar gets into Tour spirit with one-off F-Type

Jaguar have been doing some strange things lately, and they seem to involve cyclists. First the English marque sent a man…

Historic South African F1 track goes under the hammer
Historic South African F1 track goes under the hammer

South Africa's Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula 1 races for 18 years, could be lost to motorsport. The famed circuit's…

Motoring

Motorsport: Meet one of kart racing's young guns
Motorsport: Meet one of kart racing's young guns

She's 15, she's from Albany and her dream is to race in Formula One. Chelsea Herbert is one of the…

GM issues 6 more safety recalls

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million…

F1: Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes…

Motorsport: Evans revved for Hungaroring challenge

Kiwi GP2 driver Mitch Evans will have arrived in Budapest, Hungary, this weekend galvanised after hearing the New Zealand…

Last Ford Falcon breaks cover
Last Ford Falcon breaks cover

We've waited and waited, and finally the new, and last Falcon is finally here - and it comes with an…

Patrol cars just got more colourful

Police have further increased the number of orange and red patrol cars on the region's roads as part of a national roll…

Tick for 'holiday highway'

A Board of Inquiry has granted consent for the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway north of Auckland, known as the "holiday highway"…

The car for the mega-wealthy is back....

Imagine a car that was available by invitation only. Yes, one exists. Aston Martin is bringing back the Lagonda. So what…

Lagonda: stylish classic, computer future

Lagonda was founded in 1906 in Staines, Middlesex by the American Wilbur Gunn. He named the company after a river near his…

Citroen fans off for l'aventure magnifique
Citroen fans off for l'aventure magnifique

When engineers drove the first Traction Avant into a Paris car showroom in 1934 they knew it was special. The…

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Road Safety

Lack of child safety astonishes police
Lack of child safety astonishes police

Plunket and police were disappointed to find 22 children aged under 5 not properly restrained in vehicles…

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

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan (not available…

Hungry seals a road hazard

A new hazard has appeared on Northland's roads and it comes with a bite - hungry, resting or abandoned seals are turning…

Smashing time - in the name of safety
Smashing time - in the name of safety

Crowds at the CRC Speedshow got a spectacular but safe demonstration of the power of a head-on crash…

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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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Motoring photos and video

US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift
video US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift

A 13 person detachment from New Zealand’s 16 Field…

Aston Martin NC430
photos Aston Martin NC430

Photos of the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage NC430.

Speedshow 2014
photos Speedshow 2014

Photos from the Speedshow at ASB Showgrounds 19th…

Mercedes-Benz GLA 4Matic
photos Mercedes-Benz GLA 4Matic

Driven tests the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 4Matic.

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Car Care

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…

Picking the right parts key for a safe car Picking the right parts key for a safe car

There has always been great debate within the motor…

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