Matt Greenop: Blurred lines
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The Good Oil: August 23
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Relicensing tips you need to know: Part 2
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Kiwis in action this weekend
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Motoring

F1? 'It's more dangerous than riding a bike'
F1? 'It's more dangerous than riding a bike'

The 16-year-old boy who is poised to become the youngest driver in Formula One history says riding a…

Kiwi continues strong APRC charge at Malaysia

Kiwi rally driver, Michael Young, has taken out the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Junior Cup title two rounds early…

BMW brings together past and present on the Isle of Man

Twice a year, motorbike fans from all around the world converge on the Isle of Man. Since 1907 this small island in the…

New Legacy and Outback get top safety nod

Subaru's new generation Legacy and Outback have received the highest possible safety ranking in testing conducted by the…

Ducati NZ drops price on Hyperstrada
Ducati NZ drops price on Hyperstrada

Ducati New Zealand have announced they are dropping the price on the Hypermotard Hyperstrada by $1500. Kiwi…

Clarkson told he's not bigger than BBC

Jeremy Clarkson has been warned he's not bigger than the BBC after telling a boss he doesn't see a problem with the racist…

Tiny car has wheel savings for commuter

The next American commuter car might have two seats, three wheels and get 36km to a litre. Phoenix-based Elio Motors wants…

Legendary Kiwi Racer back on racetrack (+Video)

For race car driver Steve Millen, anniversary gifts don't get any sweeter than this. To mark the 20th anniversary of his…

Visa helps catch gas thieves

Visa is rolling out software to detect whether it's you or someone pretending to be you filling up on fuel.

Mini hits 55 and the future is as bright as ever
Mini hits 55 and the future is as bright as ever

When the first Mini, made in Birmingham, went on the market on August 18, 1959, none of the people involved…

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Road Safety

'Let's get sports stars to help save Kiwi lives'
'Let's get sports stars to help save Kiwi lives'

Visiting world motoring chief Jean Todt has praised New Zealand's road safety effort, but says there…

Unrestrained children are projectiles, police warn

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Push for cars that see danger

Obama's administration is taking a first step towards requiring future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology…

Truck driver hospitalised after chemical leak

A truck driver was hospitalised after chemicals leaked from his truck near Taupo overnight, the fire service says.

Drivers take selfies behind the wheel
Drivers take selfies behind the wheel

A survey has found that one in four young people in Europe have taken a "selfie" while driving.

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Car Buyers' Guide

How to avoid a lemon
How to avoid a lemon

Sam is looking for a vehicle with a reduced risk of…

Car Buyers' Guide: Downsizing to a smaller car
Car Buyers' Guide: Downsizing to a smaller car

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How to buy a sporty hatch
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Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?
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Formula One

Toro Rosso signs Dutch teenager as new F1 driver
16-year-old signs F1 contract
16-year-old signs F1 contract

Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest ever…

F1: Mercedes leaves drivers free to race
F1: Mercedes leaves drivers free to race

Rethink follows Hamilton's refusal to let teammate…

Schumacher leak suspect found dead
Schumacher leak suspect found dead

A man arrested this week suspected of involvement…

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Motoring photos and video

Dash Camera: Biker lands on roof
video Dash Camera: Biker lands on roof

With over three million views in three days this Russian…

 Legendary racer Steve Millen and his Nissan 300ZX take to the track
video Legendary racer Steve Millen and his Nissan 300ZX take to the track

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video Redline Episode 3 - Hill Climb

Driven presents episode 2 of Redline. In this episode…

Winterbottom aims to hit back at Sydney
video Winterbottom aims to hit back at Sydney

Ford star Mark Winterbottom will be out to regain…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Tesla offers 8 year warranty
Tesla offers 8 year warranty

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has extended…

Streamlined insanity
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The Good Oil: Prius' complete Ring cycle
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Smart car foresees your every wish

With semi-autonomous cars such as the Mercedes-Benz…

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