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Don't get caught by hidden costs

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Matt Greenop: Best car? Question still drives us around bend
Matt Greenop: Best car? Question still drives us around bend

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Sleek and safe - Volvo shows off new XC90
Sleek and safe - Volvo shows off new XC90

It's nearly four weeks until the Paris motor show, but some car companies have already hit the accelerator and revealed…

Motorsport: Van Gis steaming in the rain
Motorsport: Van Gis steaming in the rain

One of the most well-respected motorsport team managers, Steve Hallam, can't work out why V8 Supercars driver Shane van…

Motoring

Look who's selling Hilux now
Look who's selling Hilux now

Victoria Cross recipient Willie Apiata has teamed up with Toyota to build the ultimate hunting Hilux…

Audi cranks up power to 48 volts

Audi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to a staggering 48 volts. The move represents another…

Lincoln Lawyer star's car sale

It's a far cry from the used-car salesman buttonholing potential buyers on the forecourt. The Oscar-winning actor Matthew…

Mercedes-AMG takes on NZ's finest winter athletes

Mercedes-AMG has joined up with some of New Zealand's finest professional ski and snowboard athletes to create a stunning…

photos Driven Classic: Holden Monaro GTS
Driven Classic: Holden Monaro GTS

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World's worst car revealed

An online survey has ranked more General Motors made vehicles than any other make in a list of the Top 10 Worst Cars Ever…

Infiniti plans to corner the market

The Infiniti high-performance prototype super-sedan - the Q50 Eau Rouge - has finally come face to face with Eau Rouge…

Google's self-drive car off track

Google's self-driving car has hit a speed bump due to its lack of a steering wheel, or pedals for braking and accelerating. New…

video Mercedes-AMG at the Snow Farm

Mercedes-AMG has combined with some of New Zealand’s finest professional ski and snowboard athletes to create a stunning…

Lorenzo looks to take down Marquez in Australia
Lorenzo looks to take down Marquez in Australia

Having witnessed the MotoGP winning streak of Marc Marquez snapped, defending Australian Grand Prix…

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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…

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…

Unrestrained children are projectiles, police warn

Children are projectiles when they are not properly restrained, police warned, after a mother pleaded guilty yesterday to…

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
Truck driver hospitalised after chemical leak

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

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Car Buyers' Guide

Finding a tough, practical workhorse
Finding a tough, practical workhorse

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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
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How to buy a sporty hatch

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Motoring photos and video

2015 Volvo XC90
photos 2015 Volvo XC90

Months of speculation ended today after Volvo Cars…

Raw: Firefighters rescue puppy stuck in tire
video Raw: Firefighters rescue puppy stuck in tire

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2015 Mazda2
photos 2015 Mazda2

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2014 Yamaha SR400
photos 2014 Yamaha SR400

Driven's Mathieu Day road tests the updated for 2014…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

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Powered by bacon?

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Tesla offers 8 year warranty
Tesla offers 8 year warranty

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Streamlined insanity
Streamlined insanity

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The Good Oil: Prius' complete Ring cycle
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Car Care

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