Lancer races to the top of the charts

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Now in its 40th year in New Zealand, Mitsubishi’s 2-litre Lancer sedan has raced to the top of the popularity charts. According to official motor industry figures*, in the 12 months to 31 March more Read More

Online tool supports tyre awareness week

Posted on April 8th, 2014

An independent supplier of wheel and tyre specific data, DriveRight has developed an online tool for motorists to use to check their correct tyre pressures. DriveRight says this online tools supports the work behind the Read More

Lexus will unveil compact SUV in Beijing

Posted on April 7th, 2014

Lexus says it will unveil its NX compact SUV at the 2014 Beijing international auto show. Based on the LF-NX concept that debuted last year, the NX brings together striking design, advanced technologies and Lexus’ Read More

Honda digs a little deeper

Posted on April 7th, 2014

Honda New Zealand has donated $31,818 for the planting of 6400 native trees in the Wellington region as part of its commitment to offsetting the impact of motor vehicles on the environment. The cheque was Read More

Focus on driver tyre awareness

Posted on April 7th, 2014

Getting more New Zealanders to check their tyres is the focus of New Zealand’s first ever Tyre Awareness Week from April 7-13. Tyres are the only source of contact between a car and the road. Read More

BMW announces the M4 convertible

Posted on April 4th, 2014

BMW says the newly released M4 Convertible shares the elegant lines of its open-top 4 Series siblings. Its styling cues – including a signature power dome for the bonnet, exterior mirrors in twin- stalk style Read More

New Nissan X-Trail now available at dealers

Posted on April 4th, 2014

Don’t be fooled by the curvaceous styling say Nissan executives, the new X-Trail has greater dimensions than the previous squared-off model. According to Nissan one in three new cars sold in New Zealand is an Read More

New Zealand recall for Polaris Ranger

Posted on April 3rd, 2014

Consumer Affairs has issued a product safety recall for the Polaris Ranger 500 and the Ranger 500 Crew side by side. According to Consumer Affairs the defect concerns the throttle cable which may be routed Read More