Google's camel cam backlash
Google's camel cam backlash

Last week we told you of Raffia the camel, the latest mode of transport to carry Google's Street View camera though Abu…

Editorial: Blind-spot warning is a safety winner
Editorial: Blind-spot warning is a safety winner

One recent safety feature that's a stand-out for me is blind spot monitoring. The warning lights on the side mirrors of…

Petrol costs - fuel for thought
Petrol costs - fuel for thought

Over the years I have been involved in many fuel efficiency test drive programmes and also talked to some of those entrepreneurs…

Flat-out in the V8 Supercars
Flat-out in the V8 Supercars

The drivers in the V8 Supercars championship have barely had time to draw breath between the Bathurst 1000 and the Gold…

Motoring

F1 team confirms driver
F1 team confirms driver

Nico Hulkenberg has been retained by Force India for the 2015 Formula One season. Hailed as a "true…

photos Peugeot 308

Driven Magazine's Damien O'Carroll drives the new Peugeot 308 range in Europe.

Targa 'King' faces tough fight to regain crown

Targa tarmac rally 'King' Tony Quinn and co-driver Naomi Tillett face a tough battle next week as the five-time winner attempts…

Fierce trio fight for sales win

Volkswagen barely edged out General Motors for second place in the global auto sales race in the first three-quarters of…

F1 could hit the Vegas strip
F1 could hit the Vegas strip

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is in discussions about hosting a grand prix on the streets of Las Vegas. "Vegas…

Why is this NZ's best place to work?

The best workplaces in NZ - as rated by employees - have been named, so we asked them what made it such a great place to…

Booze buses get tech revamp

Police have begun deploying advanced roadside technology including gathering biometric data to better identify drink-drivers…

photos On track with the McLaren P1 GTR

McLaren have released photos of the upcoming P1 GTR testing in Bahrain, the first chance we've had to see what the car looks…

Out come the cars, in goes the fill at Corvette museum

America's National Corvette Museum says work will start in about three weeks to fill a massive sinkhole that opened up in…

BikeSport: Flying Kiwi up for classic challenge
BikeSport: Flying Kiwi up for classic challenge

They say you can't judge a book by its cover and the same can certainly be said of Nicki Smith. The…

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Road Safety

Road death casts shadow over weekend
Road death casts shadow over weekend

One person has died after a a car and truck collided north of Auckland. It is the first road death of…

'Drive safely' plea from teen's family

Last Labour Weekend one person was killed on the roads - 16-year-old Ricky Pettigrew. Today, his family have a message for…

Scope of airbag safety recalls under fire

Two US senators are questioning why the nation's vehicle safety regulators let car companies recall vehicles only in limited…

US school bus driver accused of DUI during field trip

A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after driving erratically and nearly hitting a car on a…

Updates to popular cars net 5-star safety rating
Updates to popular cars net 5-star safety rating

The Honda Accord has advanced to the top class having achieved a 5-star Australian New Car Assessment…

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Car Buyers' Guide

A wagon for the whole family
A wagon for the whole family

Rae is trying to find a vehicle that will fit tall…

Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference
Car Buyers' Guide: SUV with a difference

Jamie is in the market for a mid-size new SUV with…

What to look for when buying a people mover
Three new cars, three different personalities
Three new cars, three different personalities

If new or future vehicles were required to meet one…

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Motoring photos and video

Inside the new booze bus
video Inside the new booze bus

Police have begun deploying advanced roadside technology…

Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept
video Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept

On October 19th 2014 an Audi RS 7 piloted driving…

Half-price heroes: VW CrossPolo Versus Mercedes-Benz GLA
photos Half-price heroes: VW CrossPolo Versus Mercedes-Benz GLA

Driven Magazine pits the Volkswagen CrossPolo against…

Holden bringin Opels to NZ
photos Holden bringin Opels to NZ

Holden NZ are refreshing their range by adding a selection…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Tesla shows off AWD Model S
Tesla shows off AWD Model S

Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk unveiled a…

A computer in the driver's seat has pros and cons
A computer in the driver's seat has pros and cons

I was at a party recently, and someone was telling…

Sporty SUV hints at future
Sporty SUV hints at future

Peugeot is looking our way, writes Damien O'Carroll…

Carmakers showcase new technologies in Paris
Carmakers showcase new technologies in Paris

Ever had trouble getting out of a tight parking space?…

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Car Care

Do you need to run-in your engine? Do you need to run-in your engine?

A friend had just taken ownership of a new company…

Sensors and reverse cameras Sensors and reverse cameras

Have you noticed? A lot more vehicles are fitted…

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Motor Vehicles

Drink-driver given anti-booze drug Drink-driver given anti-booze drug

A repeat drink driver has travelled overseas to have…

Camel takes on Google's street view Camel takes on Google's street view

Say what you will about that massive invasion of privacy…

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