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

Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP race in Australia
Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP race in Australia

Valentino Rossi of Italy won his sixth Australian Grand Prix MotoGP and first since 2005 when he claimed…

Clarkson busted for speeding

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A wagon for the whole family

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Highly agile bike just got even lighter

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Motorsport: Rotten to the very core

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Porsche dealer plays key part in Targa South Island

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New Commodore could be snug fit

Ever since Holden New Zealand's managing director, Jeff Murray, said local dealers had seen the Commodore replacement…

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

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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

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Liz Dobson: Green light for go, forget orange alert

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

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Car Buyers' Guide

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What to look for when buying a people mover
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If new or future vehicles were required to meet one…

Car Buyers' Guide: Thinking ahead to resale
Car Buyers' Guide: Thinking ahead to resale

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Motorsport

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Hamilton on target for F1 title
Hamilton on target for F1 title

Lewis Hamilton is refusing to allow any negativity…

Motorsport: Bamber on track for trifecta
Motorsport: Bamber on track for trifecta

Earl Bamber is hoping to take another step towards…

Kiwi teen close to first international title
Kiwi teen close to first international title

Christchurch teenager James Munro gets a chance this…

Lorenzo to defend Phillip Island title
Lorenzo to defend Phillip Island title

Fresh from equalling Mick Doohan's mark of 54 MotoGP…

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Formula One

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"…

Marussia hits out at "false" Bianchi reports
Marussia hits out at "false" Bianchi reports

Formula One team Marussia has hit back at claims it…

What will an F1 title cost?
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Mercedes have revealed they boosted spending on Formula…

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Motoring photos and video

To own and drive a Mustang
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The 35th National Ford Mustang Convention will be…

Toyota Racing Series FT-50 car
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1969 Shelby GT500 Mustang
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Jacqui Madelin meets a couple who have owned 14 ponies…

Nissan Pulsar NISMO concept
photos Nissan Pulsar NISMO concept

Nissan are dipping their toes back into the hot hatch…

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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
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Carmakers showcase new technologies in Paris
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Ever had trouble getting out of a tight parking space?…

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Car Care

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Motor Vehicles

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