Ferrari want to be second-best team
Ferrari want to be second-best team

Ferrari say they are not targeting runaway Formula One leaders Mercedes but want to establish themselves as second-best…

Motorsport: Stanaway back in single-seaters
Motorsport: Stanaway back in single-seaters

Richie Stanaway showed good pace in GP3 testing at Jerez, Spain, over the weekend. The Kiwi was sixth in only his second…

Lexus NX Concept
photos Lexus NX Concept

Lexus have a new, production-ready, crossover to show off at the Beijing Motor Show. It'll be a great space to be seen in…

Kia pro-cee'd GT
photos Kia pro-cee'd GT

Damien O'Carroll tests the Kia pro-cee'd GT for Driven Magazine.

Motoring

Motorists urged to drive carefully over holidays
Motorists urged to drive carefully over holidays

Police are urging motorists to drive carefully during the Easter and Anzac holidays, with bad weather…

Vive la difference, says Citroen

How difficult is building a brand in New Zealand that has traditionally been fairly niche, but has very mainstream ambitions?…

Citroen embraces the Kiwi way

Frederic Banzet chuckles, leans back in his chair and shakes his head. There's no way he's getting drawn into this one -…

Celebrating the Traction Avant

Citroen built 760,000 Traction Avant cars in various forms between 1934 and 1957. Over Anzac weekend, the Citroen Car Club…

video APRC 2014 Rally New Zealand Jan Kopecky interview
APRC 2014 Rally New Zealand Jan Kopecky interview

European champions Jan Kopecký/Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) celebrated a good debut at the Asia-Pacific Rally…

Prosecutors: Ecclestone was afraid of losing grip

Munich prosecutors believe Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone allegedly bribed a German banker because he was afraid of…

Mercedes pushes for Red Bull sanction in dispute

Mercedes tore into Formula One rival Red Bull at an appeals court hearing Monday over the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo…

Mazda NZ recalls cars

Mazda New Zealand is recalling selected Mazda6 equipped with the i-ELOOP energy recovery system. It involves 907 versions…

video Highlights: Rally of Whangarei

The opening round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship was welcomed to Whangarei over the weekend. The first event of…

Schumacher showing small signs of progress
Schumacher showing small signs of progress

Michael Schumacher is "showing small signs of progress", his spokeswoman says, with the Formula One…

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Road Safety

Ritchies school buses get safety mirrors fitted
Ritchies school buses get safety mirrors fitted

Ritchies Bus Company has has fitted its entire fleet of school buses with extra mirrors to alleviate…

File blaming truck driver 'not checked'

Police communications staff who incorrectly blamed a truck driver for causing a smash on the Southern Motorway have confirmed…

Three killed in crashes over the weekend

A cyclist, a young pedestrian and a driver were killed and one person was seriously injured on the roads this weekend.

Barfoot gets back into competing after accident

Seasoned triathlete Garth Barfoot is back competing, less than three months after breaking his thigh when he was knocked…

Quad safety under Angel's wing
Quad safety under Angel's wing

In an apparent softening of its well publicised criticism of quad bike safety issues, Landcorp has agreed…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Car Buyers' Guide: Baby on board plans
Car Buyers' Guide: Baby on board plans

Steve and his wife are expecting their first child…

Car Buyers' Guide: Pleasure behind the wheel
Car Buyers' Guide: Pleasure behind the wheel

Jim is due to retire and has decided it's time to…

Car Buyers' Guide: Why some engine issues crop up
Car Buyers' Guide: Smart five-door hatch
Car Buyers' Guide: Smart five-door hatch

Joe and Marg are downsizing. They have sold their…

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Motoring photos and video

Hyosung X4 GD250N
photos Hyosung X4 GD250N

Driven tests Hyosung Motorcycles latest offering…

1968 Pontiac Firebird
photos 1968 Pontiac Firebird

Driven takes a closer look at this classic 1968 Pontiac…

Mini Coopers
photos Mini Coopers

Driven gets New Zealand's first drive of the new Mini…

The Good Oil: April 12th
photos The Good Oil: April 12th

Driven's The Good Oil looks back at the week in motoring…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

GM to invest in Detroit factories
GM to invest in Detroit factories

General Motors plans to invest $449 million in two…

Electric carmaker Tesla fights ban
Electric carmaker Tesla fights ban

Electric-car company Tesla Motors has filed notice…

The Good Oil: BMW's ultimate sleep machine
The Good Oil: BMW's ultimate sleep machine

Germans don't have a sense of humour? Don't let anybody…

Daimler acquires lithium-ion battery maker
Daimler acquires lithium-ion battery maker

Automaker Daimler AG is acquiring the remaining shares…

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Motor Vehicles

Drag race record smashed Drag race record smashed

New Zealand's fastest woman Karen Hay has just had…

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