Norton motorcycles' NZ return
Norton motorcycles' NZ return

The Australasian distributor for Ducati, NF Importers, have announced the return of the re-born Norton Motorcycles marque…

Luxury and speed on show at LA
Luxury and speed on show at LA

With Los Angeles the start of the North American auto show season, luxury manufacturers are using the event to push their…

Schumacher 'paralysed, unable to speak'
Schumacher 'paralysed, unable to speak'

Former racing driver and close friend of Michael Schumacher says Formula 1 legend is "getting better but everything is relative"…

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 respond to a sudden dilemma. The hard part is deciding what that response…

Motoring

Volkswagen premieres all-wheel drive Golf Variant
Volkswagen premieres all-wheel drive Golf Variant

Volkswagen will present as a world premiere one of the sportiest all-rounders in the compact class at…

International racer returns for Suzuki series

Racers from around the world are all revved up and ready for the 2014 Suzuki Series which kicks off at Hampton Downs on…

MotoX: Off-road champ calls it a day

Pahiatua's Paul Whibley has achieved plenty on the international motorcycling scene over the past dozen or so years. But…

photos Volkswagen Golf R wagon

Volkswagen are set to unveil the Golf R in station wagon form at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

Two thirds would fail theory test resit
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…

Everest shakes up its rivals

When Wang Xigao, chairman of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), excitedly announced that the Chinese name of the…

Kiwi impresses in V8 Supercars

Kiwi V8 Supercars pilot Scott McLaughlin continues to show he's one of the best and brightest of the young guns in the Australian…

photos Ford Everest

Ford unveiled the new Everest SUV in China last week.

Parking worm for early birds

A decision by Auckland Council to raise the price of inner-city carparks will further crowd already stretched public transport…

A few options for towing the caravan over those hills
A few options for towing the caravan over those hills

If you want to move on quickly the best way is to trade the Cefiro in with a used car dealer. Mike…

Motoring Archives

Road Safety

Bus death inquest: Safety options tabled
Bus death inquest: Safety options tabled

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

Judge wants tourists to sit driving test

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

Senate committee to hold hearing into faulty Takata air bags

Add a U.S. Senate committee hearing to the growing list of troubles facing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. The full…

Honeymooning tourist fined over driving

A honeymooning Chinese tourist, who narrowly avoided a head-on collision when he drove 100m on the wrong side of the road…

Road toll balloons in horror week
Road toll balloons in horror week

Road deaths in the past four days have contributed to a bad month on New Zealand's roads.

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Car Buyers' Guide

Buying European style for less than $100k
Buying European style for less than $100k

Kay is currently driving a 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK…

Hard choice between a diesel and petrol SUV
Hard choice between a diesel and petrol SUV

The emailed question was blunt: did I have a strong…

Looking for a reliable car for a surfer
A wagon for the whole family
A wagon for the whole family

Rae is trying to find a vehicle that will fit tall…

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Motoring photos and video

2015 Indian Motorcycles Scout
photos 2015 Indian Motorcycles Scout

Driven contributor Mathieu Day was lucky enough to…

2015 Mini Cooper 5-door
photos 2015 Mini Cooper 5-door

Driven Magazine tests the new Mini Cooper 5-door. Photos…

The Good Oil: November 15
photos The Good Oil: November 15

Driven Magazine 's 'The Good Oil' looks at the lighter…

BMW R1200GS tested
photos BMW R1200GS tested

Driven Magazine 's Mathieu Day tests out the legendary…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

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…

Audi rolls out hybrid e-tron range
Audi rolls out hybrid e-tron range

New Zealand has claimed a position near the (yes…

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