Alexander on form for Toyota 86 championship decider
Alexander on form for Toyota 86 championship decider

Tom Alexander of Bombay is positioning himself to wrest New Zealand's leading one-make series title away from Wellingtonian…

Alonso out of hospital while FIA opens crash investigation
Alonso out of hospital while FIA opens crash investigation

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso left hospital Wednesday following a crash in Formula One testing as the sport's governing…

25 years of Ford help for Kiwi kids in need
25 years of Ford help for Kiwi kids in need

Ford New Zealand has provided the automotive backbone for the Variety Trillian Bash raising funds for Kiwi kids for 25 years…

Aston Martin Vulcan
Aston Martin Vulcan

With just days to go before the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin has pulled the wraps off its new, and incredibly exclusive…

Motoring

Next stop Adria for Armstrong
Next stop Adria for Armstrong

Fresh from a standout second place in the KF class at Italy's big Winter Cup meeting at Lonato last…

MotoX: 'Sideshow Bob' trounces 'The Axeman'

It looks like it is going to be "Sideshow Bob" v "The Axeman" throughout this season's New Zealand Cross-country Championships. Adrian…

Safe roads for foreign drivers

It has been a tragic summer on New Zealand roads. The Christmas-New Year road toll was the worst for 17 years, prompting…

Poor signage blamed for tourist crashes

Improved signage and rumble strips at rural intersections would help prevent the number of crashes involving overseas drivers…

Australian Volkswagen Kombi sells for record $202,000
Australian Volkswagen Kombi sells for record $202,000

A rare, Australian delivered 1960 Volkswagen Kombi Samba Bus in stunning, fully restored condition set…

Cactus puts prickly problem in the bag

Sometimes drivers get in prickly situations when parking, the result being dented panels and plentiful scratches. Citroen…

BMW heads for the races - and you can join them

BMW New Zealand will be involved with horsepower of a different kind when Auckland Cup Week starts on Saturday. The company…

Tributes flow as father of Nissan Z dies at 105

Yutaka Katayama (pictured), a former president of Nissan Motor's US unit who built the Z sports car into a powerful global…

Tin tops spin wheels for Tom Blomqvist

For the majority of aspiring drivers looking to build a career in motorsport, the drive to get into Formula One is losing…

photos Citroen Cactus
Citroen Cactus

Driven Magazine Editor, Liz Dobson, tests the new 2015 Citroen Cactus. Photos by Ted Baghurst

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Road Safety

Father: Warn tourists of 'quirky' NZ roads
Father: Warn tourists of 'quirky' NZ roads

The father of a girl killed in a crash caused by a Dutch businessman says safety messages are not getting…

Crash victim: 'I want to save another life'

A British tourist hopes his near-death experience at the hands of a foreign driver prevents a repeat of the crash that killed…

Keys taken after 'hair-raising' driving

A Haast woman who confiscated the car keys from a Chinese tourist driving badly at Franz Josef Glacier says she did what…

Dodgy tourist drivers could be blacklisted

Tourists who've had their rental car agreements cancelled for dodgy driving could soon be blacklisted from hiring vehicles…

Tourist driver has keys confiscated
Tourist driver has keys confiscated

Drastic action by a person who flagged down a tourist driving on the wrong side of the road and confiscated…

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Car Buyers' Guide

What to buy for a first car
What to buy for a first car

Toni is 19, has just entered the work force, is independent…

What's the best people mover?
What's the best people mover?

Kane and Sofia have four children aged between 5…

Small cars, big on safety
Small cars, big on safety

Marion is looking to update her car but wants to keep…

‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards
‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards

If new passenger car registrations alone are the judge…

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Motoring photos and video

Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener
video Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener

The racing on the streets of Adelaide this weekend…

Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles
video Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles

Police say the elderly driver who struck nine vehicles…

2015 Jeep Renegade
photos 2015 Jeep Renegade

Damien O'Carroll tests Jeep's baby SUV, the Renegade…

Land Rover returns the love for Valentine's Day
video Land Rover returns the love for Valentine's Day

Land Rover returns the love for Valentine's Day by…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Japanese spark up electric cars
Japanese spark up electric cars

Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric…

Leaf owners use solar for free ride
Opinion: NZ ripe for electric vehicle conversion
Opinion: NZ ripe for electric vehicle conversion

Is electricity the new oil? Only the most optimistic…

Look, no hands - Audi top model set to lead campaign
Look, no hands - Audi top model set to lead campaign

Audi has confirmed that its first car with driverless…

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Car Care

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Although they all do a similar job, lubricate and…

Should you still be rotating your car tyres? Should you still be rotating your car tyres?

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