Hilux-derived Fortuner SUV impresses

Posted on February 4th, 2016
Posted on February 4th, 2016

After the disappointing unladen ride quality of the new Toyota Hilux on smooth tarmac and bitumen, I wasn’t expecting great things of the Fortuner, but the new Toyota SUV was a very pleasant surprise. The Read More

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Toyota expecting strong Fortuner sales despite petrol momentum

Posted on February 3rd, 2016
Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Toyota New Zealand says despite more new petrol-powered and front-wheel-drive SUVs being sold in 2015, it is confident of strong sales for its new diesel-only Fortuner. It is picking a first-year sales target of 720 Read More

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Subaru using festival to showcase product

Posted on February 3rd, 2016
Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Subaru New Zealand is using its partnership with this weekend’s Leadfoot Festival as a chance to showcase its performance credentials. Leadfoot Festival pays respect to the most significant and outstanding drivers, whom property owner and Read More

Subaru Pace Cars – Subaru’s WRX and the all-new Levorg will be perform ...

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Big tech in new small Holden

Posted on February 3rd, 2016
Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Holden has released details of its new generation Spark small car – set for launch in March. When compared to its predecessor, the new Spark has a sleeker exterior appearance and lower profile, thanks to Read More

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Million dollar marketing spend for Volvo NZ

Posted on February 1st, 2016
Posted on February 1st, 2016

Volvo New Zealand says a new marketing campaign for the brand is costing $1 million. In what appears to be a first for the New Zealand market, Volvo will be sending anyone who buys a Read More

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Toyota completes Daihatsu takeover

Posted on February 1st, 2016
Posted on February 1st, 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a deal – reported earlier this week in AutoTalk – that will see them fully takeover partner Daihatsu. Daihatsu will lead development of small and Kei car vehicles for both Read More

Toyota president Akio Toyoda and Daihatsu president Masanori Mitsui T ...

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Toyota signs on again for renovation series

Posted on February 1st, 2016
Posted on February 1st, 2016

Toyota New Zealand has signed on for a second season of renovation show Our First Home. “Our First Home is a great opportunity to grow and support the best of Kiwi life,” says Toyota New Read More

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Musk: Fuel prices hitting EV sales

Posted on January 29th, 2016
Posted on January 29th, 2016

Tesla founder Elon Musk has said current low-worldwide fuel prices are likely to hit the market for electric vehicles hard. That came as part of an interview with CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout this week, where Read More

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