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…

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 to prove it's more…

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

Motoring

MotoX: Suzuki men throw down the gauntlet
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…

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 recovered on a cargo…

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
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…

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

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

Yamaha launches LAMS approved MT-07

Yamaha officially launched the new MT-07 in Sydney this week, the first chance kiwi and Aussie journos have had to park…

Mercedes' 'it's hammer time' message survives F1 radio ban

The FIA has issued clarification with regard to the use of radio messages throughout future grands prix. Last week the…

MotoX: Suzuki challenge a marathon event
MotoX: Suzuki challenge a marathon event

If there is one piece of silverware that is most coveted by the Kiwi dirt bike fraternity, it is probably…

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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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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
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
Mexico back on  Formula One list
Mexico back on Formula One list

With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015…

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

The Kiwi rally pair of Hayden Paddon and co-driver…

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Formula One

Motorsport: Hamilton fastest in Singapore GP practice
Motorsport: Hamilton fastest in Singapore GP practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time…

Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver
2015 Formula One Calendar

The 2015 schedule for Formula One: March 15 - Australia March…

20 races on 2015 F1 calendar as Mexico returns
20 races on 2015 F1 calendar as Mexico returns

With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015…

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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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