Refreshed Volkswagen Polo has looks with extra pep
Refreshed Volkswagen Polo has looks with extra pep

For three years it was an important part of our lives: school run duty; supermarket sprints; days at a time left at car…

Mexico back on  Formula One list
Mexico back on Formula One list

With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015 Formula One championship will have 20 races. Mexico last held an F1…

Paddon and Kennard close the gap
Paddon and Kennard close the gap

The Kiwi rally pair of Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard finished Rally Australia this weekend in a career-high sixth…

Motorsport: Whincup calls the shots
Motorsport: Whincup calls the shots

Defending V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup and co-driver Paul Dumbrell have won their second Sandown 500 in a row to…

Motoring

New speed limit of 110km/h
New speed limit of 110km/h

Open-road speed limits could vary by up to 50km/h under a new classification system signalled to traffic…

The nuts and bolts of Tesla's 'gigafactory'

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Tesla and its "gigafactory."

BMW reveals 2 Series drop-top

With just three weeks before the Paris Motor show, BMW is revealing its 2 Series convertible, that's a replacement for…

Where parking costs more than the house

Parking spaces in New York are being sold for US$1 million ($1.22 million) as developers try to cash in on a shortage of…

Compact crossovers close match
Compact crossovers close match

Nissan Qashqai versus Holden Captiva: the latest entrant in the compact-crossover segment meets what…

Holden handles art hold-all job

Melanie-Jane Smith co-owns design and NZ art store, The Poi Room, in Newmarket, Auckland We took a left turn instead of…

Volkswagen Kombi Camper at Porsche price

As thousands of Kiwi travellers have found on their European OE trips, the VW Kombi is like a house on wheels. When Professor…

photos Holden Captiva versus Nissan Qashqai

David Linklater pits the Holden Captiva against the Nissan Qashqai in a mid sized SUV duel. Photos / David Linklater

Mini Mysteries: An amazing find

We ordered takeaway coffees at the Whangamomona Hotel and sped off towards Stratford. Pushing the car hard through those…

Bentley designed for gentle, effortless motoring
Bentley designed for gentle, effortless motoring

This 1952 Park Ward-bodied Bentley was sold to a UK importer of Australian wine, James Byron Chaplin…

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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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Formula One

Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company
Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

After more than two decades presiding over one of…

Finance win speeds up McLaren's plans
Finance win speeds up McLaren's plans

McLaren boss Ron Dennis says his Formula 1 team may…

Michael Schumacher leaves hospital
Michael Schumacher leaves hospital

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has…

Ferrari's fall in F1 causing corporate concern
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Motoring photos and video

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

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

Driven Magazine contributer Paul Charman investigates…

For the Tradie that needs to get everywhere FAST
photos For the Tradie that needs to get everywhere FAST

Holden have confirmed that they are going to be taking…

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Motor Vehicles

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