Out come the cars, in goes the fill at Corvette museum
Out come the cars, in goes the fill at Corvette museum

America's National Corvette Museum says work will start in about three weeks to fill a massive sinkhole that opened up in…

BikeSport: Flying Kiwi up for classic challenge
BikeSport: Flying Kiwi up for classic challenge

They say you can't judge a book by its cover and the same can certainly be said of Nicki Smith. The 35-year-old Taranaki…

Scope of airbag safety recalls under fire
Scope of airbag safety recalls under fire

Two US senators are questioning why the nation's vehicle safety regulators let car companies recall vehicles only in limited…

Inside the new booze bus
video Inside the new booze bus

Police have begun deploying advanced roadside technology including gathering biometric data to better identify drink-drivers…

Motoring

Drivers prefer tolls to rates rises- AA
Drivers prefer tolls to rates rises- AA

Auckland drivers appear to strongly favour motorway tolls over rates rises - if they have to pay anything…

EXCLUSIVE: Driven talks with BMW chief designer Adrian van Hooydonk

Adrian van Hooydonk has to have one of the most diverse portfolios as a car designer, covering not only the Mini, but all…

Driverless cars on horizon - minister

The prospect of cars travelling New Zealand highways with no one behind the wheel is moving closer says new Transport Minister…

Toyota racing moves into the future

Daniel Gaunt returned to his open-wheel roots when he put the new Toyota Racing Series FT50 through its paces at Hampton…

Celebrating Minis to the max
Celebrating Minis to the max

Every Labour Weekend, Mini enthusiasts look forward to the annual Mini Nationals which are hosted by…

'Dangerous to a new level'

A man who can't use his legs has been charged with dangerous driving after being caught using a shortened walking stick…

Kiwis come out on top in Shanghai

Earl Bamber continues to prove he's the man to beat in a Porsche. Over the weekend in Shanghai, the 24-year-old Kiwi claimed…

Motorsport: Nissan out to cement their gains

After a brilliant Bathurst, Nissan Motorsport are out to prove they've arrived as a major player on the V8 Supercars scene…

10-man panel set up to review Bianchi crash in F1

A high-level panel including former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi will investigate the Japan Grand Prix Formula One…

Driverless Audi RS7 takes on Hockenheimring
Driverless Audi RS7 takes on Hockenheimring

Audi is celebrating its RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car has successfully navigated its way around Germany's…

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Road Safety

US school bus driver accused of DUI during field trip
US school bus driver accused of DUI during field trip

A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after driving erratically and nearly…

Updates to popular cars net 5-star safety rating

The Honda Accord has advanced to the top class having achieved a 5-star Australian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP)…

Ask Phoebe: Building to resume at site

A reader writes: It is well over a year since 300-year-old human bones were found by builders on a Long Bay restaurant site…

Liz Dobson: Green light for go, forget orange alert

In Britain, an orange traffic light flashes just before the one below turns green, giving drivers a chance to get ready…

AA offers freebies to learner drivers
AA offers freebies to learner drivers

The Automobile Association (AA) today launches its Ignition programme, which gives three free driving…

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Car Buyers' Guide

A wagon for the whole family
A wagon for the whole family

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

Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference
Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference

Jamie is in the market for a mid-size new SUV with…

What to look for when buying a people mover
Three new cars, three different personalities
Three new cars, three different personalities

If new or future vehicles were required to meet one…

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Formula One

Motorsport: Rotten to the very core
Hamilton on target for F1 title
Hamilton on target for F1 title

Lewis Hamilton is refusing to allow any negativity…

Montezemolo: Alonso leaving Ferrari to win again
Montezemolo: Alonso leaving Ferrari to win again

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will…

Bianchi faces 'challenging struggle'
Bianchi faces 'challenging struggle'

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi faces a "challenging"…

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Motoring photos and video

Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept
video Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept

On October 19th 2014 an Audi RS 7 piloted driving…

Half-price heroes: VW CrossPolo Versus Mercedes-Benz GLA
photos Half-price heroes: VW CrossPolo Versus Mercedes-Benz GLA

Driven Magazine pits the Volkswagen CrossPolo against…

Holden bringin Opels to NZ
photos Holden bringin Opels to NZ

Holden NZ are refreshing their range by adding a selection…

To own and drive a Mustang
video To own and drive a Mustang

The 35th National Ford Mustang Convention will be…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Tesla shows off AWD Model S
Tesla shows off AWD Model S

Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk unveiled a…

A computer in the driver's seat has pros and cons
A computer in the driver's seat has pros and cons

I was at a party recently, and someone was telling…

Sporty SUV hints at future
Sporty SUV hints at future

Peugeot is looking our way, writes Damien O'Carroll…

Carmakers showcase new technologies in Paris
Carmakers showcase new technologies in Paris

Ever had trouble getting out of a tight parking space?…

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Car Care

Do you need to run-in your engine? Do you need to run-in your engine?

A friend had just taken ownership of a new company…

Sensors and reverse cameras Sensors and reverse cameras

Have you noticed? A lot more vehicles are fitted…

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Motor Vehicles

Drink-driver given anti-booze drug Drink-driver given anti-booze drug

A repeat drink driver has travelled overseas to have…

Camel takes on Google's street view Camel takes on Google's street view

Say what you will about that massive invasion of privacy…

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