Volkswagen Amarok Canyon
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David Linklater tests the Volkswagen Amarok Canyon edition for Driven Magazine. Photos / David Linklater

Road tolls opponent loses High Court appeal
Road tolls opponent loses High Court appeal

Road tolls opponent Hans Grueber has lost a High Court appeal against convictions for using Auckland's Northern Gateway…

Schumacher making progress but faces long recovery
Schumacher making progress but faces long recovery

Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress as he recovers at home from last December's…

Born to be mild on a cafe racer
Born to be mild on a cafe racer

Sandon James is half of the Sweet Mix Kids, an Auckland DJ duo that plays clubs and festivals here and abroad. You have…

Motoring

Ducati Multistrada: Big, strong and ready for fun
Ducati Multistrada: Big, strong and ready for fun

Naval gunners of old shared common tastes with today's real estate tycoon. The Whangaparaoa Military…

Bernard Hickey: Motorway spending a dead end

Why is the Government over-spending on motorways when new technologies could render them white elephants?

Motorsport: Lewis Hamilton wins F1 title at Abu Dhabi

British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand…

Button's F1 future unclear after difficult season

Former champion Jenson Button's future in Formula One remains uncertain, and his fifth-place finish at Sunday's Abu Dhabi…

Motorsport: All on line in finale
Motorsport: All on line in finale

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been neck and neck all season and the celebrations will be somewhat…

Stranded cars a free holiday opportunity

Kiwi holidaymakers are being offered a free ticket to ride this summer.

Starring role for a working classic

Look once, look twice, and you still wouldn't think of this plumber's van as a film star - but it is. It appeared in Underbelly…

Buyers' Guide: Finding a comfortable fit

Fran has moved into a lifestyle/retirement village where the narrow garaging doesn't cater for her mid-sized Hyundai ix35…

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Jacqui Madelin checks out the original workman's van, the Ford Transit. Photos / Jacqui Madelin

Perez signs multi-year contract with Force India
Perez signs multi-year contract with Force India

Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Force India…

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Road Safety

Jet ski 'woman' a mannequin
Jet ski 'woman' a mannequin

A photo of a woman sitting on a jet ski as it was towed by a truck on Auckland’s North-Western motorway…

Airbag dispute leaves drivers in middle

A showdown is looming between US safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes airbags linked to multiple deaths and…

US safety agency pushing for airbag recall

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags…

Bus death inquest: Safety options tabled

A package of safety measures for central Wellington streets could reduce the risks to pedestrians following the death of…

Two thirds would fail theory test resit
Two thirds would fail theory test resit

Two thirds of experienced British drivers would fail a licence theory test if they took it today, according…

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Motorsport

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Rosberg misses out on F1 title after poor race
Rosberg misses out on F1 title after poor race

Nico Rosberg's bid to overtake teammate Lewis Hamilton…

Drizzle fails to ease Williams' grip
Drizzle fails to ease Williams' grip

Auckland midget car driver Hayden Williams survived…

Red Bull to start Abu Dhabi GP from back of grid

Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel…

Rosberg takes Abu Dhabi pole to pressure Hamilton

Nico Rosberg has pole position for the season-ending…

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Formula One

Mercedes expects restrained title celebrations

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " The celebrations…

Toto Wolff dissatisfied with F1 success
Toto Wolff dissatisfied with F1 success

Mercedes have an iron grip on Formula One at the moment…

Romain Grosjean hit with 20-place grid penalty
Romain Grosjean hit with 20-place grid penalty

Romain Grosjean has been hit with a 20-place grid…

Hamilton 1, Rosberg 2 in both Abu Dhabi practices

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " Lewis Hamilton…

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Motoring photos and video

The Good Oil: November 22
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
photos Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Driven Magazine editor Liz Dobson tests the new Mercedes-Benz…

Volkswagen Golf R wagon
photos Volkswagen Golf R wagon

Volkswagen are set to unveil the Golf R in station…

Ford Everest
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Ford unveiled the new Everest SUV in China last week…

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Motor Vehicles

Car of the future? Car of the future?

Mercedes has unveiled its vision of a driverless car…

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