Mitsubishi debuts new Triton ute
Mitsubishi debuts new Triton ute

Mitsubishi Motors' new generation Triton ute has made its international debut in Thailand. Presented for the first time…

US threatens to act against air bag manufacturer
US threatens to act against air bag manufacturer

U.S. safety regulators threatened fines and legal action against Takata Corp. Wednesday unless the company admits that its…

Visitors steal the show at LA
Visitors steal the show at LA

Clockwise from top, BMW Group's Ian Robertson and racing car driver Joey Hand revealed the X5M (left)and X6M (right); Mazda's…

Mike Underhill: Tread carefully when it comes to tyres
Mike Underhill: Tread carefully when it comes to tyres

Most of us think of tyres as those round black things that we resent having to replace. For many, the choice of tyre is…

Motoring

Superbike series attracts wealth of talent
Superbike series attracts wealth of talent

The starting grids are filling rapidly as excitement builds for the Suzuki Series, the traditional kick-off…

Fans mark Discovery's 25th Anniversary

A unique crowd-sourced film featuring home video clips of Land Rover Discovery owner adventures from all corners of the…

Red Bull Drift Shifters to rip up Quay St

The new 2014 Red Bull Drift Shifters course has finally been unveiled giving drivers and fans alike their first glimpse…

Mazda out to prove less is more

For Mazda Motors' experienced programme manager, Michio Tomiyama, working on the all-new compact CX-3 SUV wasn't a simple…

I'll have one myself, says CX-3 designer
I'll have one myself, says CX-3 designer

Mazda New Zealand will be introducing a compact SUV to its lineup next year, with the company's managing…

Texting tops driver distraction list

Texting, reading and ogling at good-looking pedestrians are among the biggest driver distractions, an AA Insurance survey…

Best in the world aims to do better

How quickly the mind of a sportsman turns from the ecstasy of winning to retaining his crown.

Bigger and better F1 show on offer

Fans who make the trip to Hampton Downs for the Festival of New Zealand Motorsport early next year are in for a treat. …

photos Mazda CX-3

Mazda pulled the covers off the new Mazda CX-3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photos / Supplied, Liz Dobson

video Truck jumps over F1 car
Truck jumps over F1 car

The Lotus F1 team jump their team transport truck over their F1 car to set a new Guinness World Record…

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Road Safety

Speed leeway falls to nil
Speed leeway falls to nil

Motorists driving anywhere over the posted speed limit could land themselves a fine, as police do away…

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 is a hoax.

Bernard Hickey: Motorway spending a dead end

Why is the Government over-spending on motorways when new technologies could render them white elephants?

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…

US safety agency pushing for airbag recall
US safety agency pushing for airbag recall

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

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Formula One

Button's F1 future unclear after difficult season
Red Bull to start Abu Dhabi GP from back of grid

Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel…

Motorsport: All on line in finale
Motorsport: All on line in finale

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been neck and…

Perez signs multi-year contract with Force India
Perez signs multi-year contract with Force India

Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has signed…

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Motoring photos and video

Volkswagen Amarok Canyon
photos Volkswagen Amarok Canyon

David Linklater tests the Volkswagen Amarok Canyon…

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

Jacqui Madelin checks out the original workman's van…

The Good Oil: November 22
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
photos Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

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

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Motor Vehicles

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If you took The Good Oil by surprise and yelled: "What…

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