Imperative that young drivers stick to licence conditions

Posted on August 23rd, 2016
Posted on August 23rd, 2016

Police in the Eastern District are reminding young drivers to stick to licence conditions for their own safety and that of road users after some incidents. Over the weekend police stopped a 19-year-old learner driver Read More

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Schreyer celebrates 10 years and unified brand  

Posted on August 23rd, 2016
Posted on August 23rd, 2016

Peter Schreyer is celebrating 10 years at Kia Motors as chief design officer, and his appointment as vice president for the whole Hyundai Motor Group, of which Kia is a part. Schreyer accepted the position Read More

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BMW banks on plug-ins

Posted on August 22nd, 2016
Posted on August 22nd, 2016

This story first appeared in the August issue of EVTalk – CLICK HERE to download the magazine FREE Before meeting with BMW New Zealand managing director Florian Renndorfer to discuss the company’s electric vehicle plans, I Read More

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Volvo to build Uber’s autonomous car

Posted on August 19th, 2016
Posted on August 19th, 2016

Volvo and Uber have entered a $411 million joint venture to develop fully autonomous driverless cars. This type of partnership heralds the way in which the global automotive industry is evolving in response to new Read More

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Thumbs up for Bluetooth audio safety message trial

Posted on August 18th, 2016
Posted on August 18th, 2016

A world-first trial by the NZ Transport Agency in partnership with HMI Technologies and GO Rentals to send Bluetooth audio safety messages to rental car drivers between Christchurch and Queenstown is proving successful. GO Rentals Read More

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Volvo Trucks develops Iron Knight record breaker

Posted on August 18th, 2016
Posted on August 18th, 2016

Volvo Trucks is developing a custom-built 2400 horsepower (1789kW) semi unit called the Iron Knight as a world speed record breaking tribute to its FH series. The truck manufacturer says that newly generated design and Read More

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Holden cuts racing ties with Walkinshaw

Posted on August 18th, 2016
Posted on August 18th, 2016

Holden has announced a new three-year deal with Triple Eight Race Engineering to form the Red Bull Holden Racing Team from 2017. The decision means a 26-year relationship with Walkinshaw Racing comes to an end. Read More

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No safeguard if licence conditions breached

Posted on August 17th, 2016
Posted on August 17th, 2016

The Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman has issued a reminder that insurance cover becomes invalid if licence conditions are breached, as well as having legal consequences. For dealers that can apply to both staff and Read More

Karen Stevens The Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman has ...

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