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

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New ‘autonomous technology’ makes backing trailers a breeze

Posted on August 15th, 2016
Posted on August 15th, 2016

New technology is set to solve a problem that has plagued drivers for generations – how to reverse a trailer without creating a jack-knife. From next year, Jaguar Land Rover says it will release a Read More

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‘Drive on left’ signs rein in tourists

Posted on August 15th, 2016
Posted on August 15th, 2016

Local councils and tourism operators are installing ‘Drive on Left’ signs at campervan and rental car carparks, intersections and popular tourist spots. Record numbers of tourists are travelling to New Zealand — 3.3 million in Read More

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More than 200 cars stolen using pirated software

Posted on August 12th, 2016
Posted on August 12th, 2016

Two men accused of using pirated computer software to steal more than 100 vehicles may have exploited an electronic vulnerability to advance auto theft into high-tech crime. They are currently in jail in Houston. Michael Read More

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Community driver programme reaches milestone

Posted on August 12th, 2016
Posted on August 12th, 2016

The Community Driver Mentor Programme (CDMP) assisted 500 young people successfully sit their restricted driver licence test yesterday in line with government’s key ‘safer journeys road safety strategy’ to improve the safety of young drivers. Read More

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Captiva Equipe on sale

Posted on August 12th, 2016
Posted on August 12th, 2016

The popular seven-seat Holden Captiva’s limited production Captiva Equipe is on sale this weekend. “With more than 1000 new Captiva already sold this year, the arrival of the limited production model will strengthen the appeal Read More

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C-Class range sports Twin-turbo V6

Posted on August 11th, 2016
Posted on August 11th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz New Zealand has ingeniously created a bridge between its standard C-Class range and the halo AMG C 63 V8 – the C 43. Available in sedan, estate and coupe, the AMG C 43 features Read More

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Mazda6 even more polished

Posted on August 11th, 2016
Posted on August 11th, 2016

Mazda has unveiled the 2017 Mazda6 – more about premium refinements than change – for launch on Kiwi shores in September. The model has undergone some subtle and satisfactory tweaks bearing in mind that it Read More

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