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Dawn of the super hatch
Dawn of the super hatch

Once upon a time the old-fashioned recipe for creating a hot hatchback was relatively simple: take the smallest car in your…

Watch out for corrosion
Watch out for corrosion

As more families have at least two cars, it's a case of more vehicles left homeless with the first person home nabbing the…

The Good Oil: The perfect movie
The Good Oil: The perfect movie

Two of Daniel Simon's futuristic creations from Cosmic Motors ... now Michael Bay wants to bring them to the movie screen. Daniel…

Motoring

The monster that even novice riders can tame
The monster that even novice riders can tame

Unlike riders in Europe, Yamaha's Australasian MT-07 comes with a learner approved badge for Kiwis but…

Liz Dobson: Ticket to ride is also a licence to irritate

A study from the UK this week suggested taking public transport makes people happier, but that report didn't make our online…

Kiwi to race at Nurburgring

One of New Zealand's more successful single seater and sports car racers, Chris van der Drift, is the go-to man in the…

MotoX: Suzuki men throw down the gauntlet

The Suzuki men are ready to throw down the gauntlet. The new motocross season is about to burst into life and, behind the…

Stolen Jag back, 46 years on
Stolen Jag back, 46 years on

At age 82, Ivan Schneider had given up on finding his luxury Jaguar stolen 46 years ago, until it was…

Mini joins trend for five-door popularity

Just a few months after the market launch of the all-new third generation Mini, the British premium brand has expanded its…

Job growth major factor in best car sales result

Auto buying has driven United States retail sales higher, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated…

Motorsport: F1 enters radio silence era

As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are…

photos Stolen Jaguar E-Type returned after 46 years

At age 82, Ivan Schneider had given up on finding his luxury Jaguar stolen 46 years ago, until it was recovered on a cargo…

Driving with the thinking cap on
Driving with the thinking cap on

Cellphones that warn drivers when people are crossing in front of them. Bicycles and cars that communicate…

Motoring Archives

Road Safety

When harmless fun turns deadly
When harmless fun turns deadly

Pranks can be fun and cause some great laughs at the time - but they can also go horribly wrong and…

Growing base of safe second-hand vehicle choices

New Zealand's fleet of second-hand vehicles is growing safer as revealed in the latest release of the Used Car Safety Ratings…

Dr Jamie Hosking: Smaller roads free us from traffic

We all hate being stuck in traffic. The usual response to congested roads in New Zealand, especially in Auckland, is to…

GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom…

'My daddy always speeds'
'My daddy always speeds'

Police have stopped and ticketed several drivers speeding past Waikato schools this week - including…

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Car Buyers' Guide

On hunt for something different
On hunt for something different

Richard is looking for a vehicle that provides a measure…

Plenty of choice for second car
Plenty of choice for second car

After years of compromising, Doug, a tramping enthusiast…

Diesel options best for NZ caravan road trip
Diesel options best for NZ caravan road trip

John and Malene have recently sold their large home…

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

Dave is a regular reader of this column and is hoping…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Hamilton claims pole in Singapore
Motorsport: Hamilton claims pole in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for the Singapore…

Motorsport: Smith's life in the fast lane
Motorsport: Smith's life in the fast lane

Kenny Smith has a collection of memorabilia upstairs…

Motorsport: Views differ on grand prix radio silence
Motorsport: Views differ on grand prix radio silence

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have welcomed increased…

Motorsport: Kiwi Hartley revved up for Texas Endurance
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Motoring photos and video

Holden Captiva versus Nissan Qashqai
photos Holden Captiva versus Nissan Qashqai

David Linklater pits the Holden Captiva against the…

Mini Mystery: A plane amazing find
video Mini Mystery: A plane amazing find

Driven Magazine contributer Paul Charman investigates…

Driven Classic: 1952 Park ward-bodied Bentley
photos Driven Classic: 1952 Park ward-bodied Bentley

Photos / Jacqui Madelin

Mini Mystery: WW2 bomber crash
photos Mini Mystery: WW2 bomber crash

Driven Magazine contributer Paul Charman investigates…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Look folks, no hands (almost)
Look folks, no hands (almost)

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway…

Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need drivers
Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need drivers

Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash…

Tesla selects Nevada for Gigafactory
Tesla selects Nevada for Gigafactory

Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive…

Driverless car won't work in the rain
Driverless car won't work in the rain

Google is working hard to make driverless cars a reality…

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