93% coverage for ANCAP

Posted on July 20th, 2016
Posted on July 20th, 2016

Australasian New Car Assessment Programme testing now covers 93% of the market – with the awarding of five-star safety ratings to both the Suzuki Vitara and Kia Optima. Both models previously ranked as top-selling unrated Read More

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Agave by-product car parts from Ford and Jose Cuervo

Posted on July 20th, 2016
Posted on July 20th, 2016

Ford and Jose Cuervo are testing the bioplastic for use in vehicle interior and exterior components such as wiring harnesses, HVAC units and storage bins. Initial assessments suggest the material holds great promise due to Read More

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Renault lands tiny EV in NZ

Posted on July 19th, 2016
Posted on July 19th, 2016

Renault New Zealand has landed the cute little Twizy two-seat electric vehicle – in spite of not yet being able to put it on the road. Launched in France in 2012, the diminutive Twizy carries Read More

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Kia’s eco-friendly focus bears fruit

Posted on July 18th, 2016
Posted on July 18th, 2016

A car’s status as green is not merely dependent on what comes out its exhaust pipe as Korean-brand Kia knows only too well. This is evident in the lower greenhouse gas emissions levels, less waste Read More

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Mazda partners new driver training provider

Posted on July 18th, 2016
Posted on July 18th, 2016

Mazda NZ is joining forces with the TrackTime Driving Academy to help reduce the national crash rate by improving the driving skills of Kiwi motorists. Created by motorsport figure Mike Eady, TrackTime trains all levels Read More

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Chinese car communicates with drone

Posted on July 14th, 2016
Posted on July 14th, 2016

The mobile operating systems featured on car dashboards in the form of Apple Car Play and Android Auto have made heads turn over the last few years. Alibaba took this even further when it recently Read More

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Urgent action needed on licensing system: RTF

Posted on July 14th, 2016
Posted on July 14th, 2016

An independent review of the whole of the New Zealand driver licensing system by KPMG highlights current failures and the Road Transport Forum (RTF) is calling for these critical issues to be addressed urgently in Read More

RTF Chief Executive Ken Shirley An independent review of the whole ...

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Holden taking 2017 Colorado to accessory extremes

Posted on July 13th, 2016
Posted on July 13th, 2016

Holden is launching its heavily revised and upgraded 2017 Colorado Ute during tonights State of Origin game between Queensland and New South Wales in Sydney, Australia at ANZ Stadium. The 2017 Colorado has new front Read More

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