Tesla launches new two-motor model: the P85 D

Posted on October 15th, 2014

The world’s first dual electric motor production car has been announced by Tesla, titled the P85 D which Tesla notes is the fastest car on the road today, with 0 to 100km/hour in 3.2 seconds Read More

Pole position for BMW in 2014 sales race

Posted on October 13th, 2014

BMW has outsold German rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz in September thanks to strong demand in Europe, but the gap between the three luxury car brands has narrowed as they head into the final quarter of Read More

Toyota top car brand of 2014

Posted on October 13th, 2014

A total of 14 automotive brands have made the 2014 top 100 Interbrand ‘best global’ brands list, with Toyota leading the way for an 11th consecutive year. Toyota ranked 8th overall in the annual listing, Read More

Japanese and Korean cars most reliable; Skoda buyers most satisfied

Posted on October 13th, 2014

Consumer NZ has issued the results of a car reliability survey – finding Japanese and Korean vehicles the most reliable – but buyers of Czech-built Skoda’s are the most satisfied. Of those who owned the Read More

Former media pair come together for dealer video

Posted on October 10th, 2014

Armstrong Motor Group’s newest marketing manager is putting his experience in the media to good use – launching a video blog that appears to be one of the closest things New Zealand currently has to Read More

Holden commits to one third Euro lineup

Posted on October 8th, 2014

Holden has announced plans to have over a third of its lineup sourced from General Motor’s European Opel division. Executive vice president and president of GM Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann, made the announcement at the opening Read More

Maserati to top 35,000 cars in 2014

Posted on October 6th, 2014

Maserati expects to sell more than 35,000 cars this year and reach its 50,000 sales target in 2015, subject to the availability of a new sport utility vehicle (SUV) to be launched late next year, Read More

TT wins Innovation of the Year

Posted on October 6th, 2014

In the international design competition for automotive brands, the new Audi TT has been crowned: ‘Innovation of the Year’. The matrix LED headlights in the Audi A8 have also won the title of ‘Best of Read More