Paddon sharpens focus for Mexican WRC round
Paddon sharpens focus for Mexican WRC round

Hayden Paddon is maintaining his focus on learning and adapting as he and co-driver John Kennard face the challenging heat…

Mosen blitzes field in feature race
Mosen blitzes field in feature race

Auckland speedway driver Brad Mosen survived a late scare at WxC Speedway, Western Springs, on Saturday night to win his…

City tunnel craze is out of sight
City tunnel craze is out of sight

In JG Ballard's biting satire Concrete Island, architect Robert Maitland ploughs his Jaguar off Britain's M4 motorway and…

Courtney fends off Van Gisbergen to win again at Clipsal
Courtney fends off Van Gisbergen to win again at Clipsal

Holden Racing Team pilot James Courtney has successfully fought off a spirited drive from Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen to win…

Motoring

Tom Alexander takes home Toyota 86 championship
Tom Alexander takes home Toyota 86 championship

Tom Alexander of Bombay has won New Zealand's leading one-make championship, wresting the title away…

Buying luxury, second hand

Ron read Driven's review of the new Rolls-Royce Ghost II and then checked his bank balance and his Lotto numbers. Both came…

Reliant offers a rare bit of fun

You need a sense of humour to drive this Reliant Regal Supervan, especially given its owner's robust funny bone. Peter Drummond…

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Controversy and Coulthard reign supreme at Clipsal 500
Controversy and Coulthard reign supreme at Clipsal 500

Kiwi Fabian Coulthard has ended the opening day of the 2015 V8 Supercar championship leading the points…

BMW backs Goldie

It's timely that BMW New Zealand has announced its new brand ambassador - Sky Sports presenter and former double international…

Alexander closes in on Toyota 86 Championship title

He's closing in on the title, but Bombay's Tom Alexander still has plenty to do to win the 2014-2015 Toyota Finance 86 Championship…

Are your brake lights working?

A mate phoned me the other day and asked if I had noticed the increase in the number of vehicles on the road with one…

Vauxhall Corsa defies gravity

For the past week motorists in the Southbank Centre carpark beside the London Eye have been greeted with the unusual sight…

Heimgartner joins the Kiwi V8 charge
Heimgartner joins the Kiwi V8 charge

The talking point for fans of V8 Supercars is the return of former two-time series winner Marcos Ambrose…

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Road Safety

Keys taken off snappy tourists
Keys taken off snappy tourists

An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula…

Editorial: Vigilantism points to deep problem

A spate of accidents involving tourist drivers this summer has led to several incidents in which South Island residents…

Heather du Plessis-Allan: The real issue is beneath our wheels

The road zigs left, then right, like a river winding around the mountain. There's only a ruler length between you and the…

Man critically hurt in latest tourist crash

A Japanese tourist was critically injured when his rental car and a truck collided near Christchurch today.

Girl killed by foreign driver remembered
Girl killed by foreign driver remembered

Ruby Jay Marris, the five year-old killed in a crash involving a foreign driver in Otago, has been remembered…

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Car Buyers' Guide

What to buy for a first car
What to buy for a first car

Toni is 19, has just entered the work force, is independent…

What's the best people mover?
What's the best people mover?

Kane and Sofia have four children aged between 5…

Small cars, big on safety
Small cars, big on safety

Marion is looking to update her car but wants to keep…

‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards
‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards

If new passenger car registrations alone are the judge…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Courtney sets benchmark as Van Gisbergen finishes second
Motorsport: Courtney sets benchmark as Van Gisbergen finishes second

James Courtney is the king of Adelaide for the second…

Motorsport: Puncture stalls Whincup
Motorsport: Puncture stalls Whincup

Jamie Whincup's bid to dominate the V8 Supercars championship…

Title winners return for big Springs event
Title winners return for big Springs event

Brad Mosen and Jamie Duff will parade new 1NZ race…

Motorsport: Next stop... top place for Kiwi V8 Supercar drivers
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Motoring photos and video

Citroen Cactus
photos Citroen Cactus

Driven Magazine Editor, Liz Dobson, tests the new…

Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener
video Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener

The racing on the streets of Adelaide this weekend…

Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles
video Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles

Police say the elderly driver who struck nine vehicles…

2015 Jeep Renegade
photos 2015 Jeep Renegade

Damien O'Carroll tests Jeep's baby SUV, the Renegade…

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Car Care

Oil changes and other engine essentials Oil changes and other engine essentials

Although they all do a similar job, lubricate and…

Should you still be rotating your car tyres? Should you still be rotating your car tyres?

Tyre rotation used to be an art form when rear-wheel--drive…

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