Driver chase sees Uber turn sub-prime lender

Posted on June 1st, 2016
Posted on June 1st, 2016

Uber needs drivers – and drivers need cars, so it’s using its subsidiary Xchange Leasing to solve the problem. Xchange partners with dealerships, promotes itself to drivers and even sorts out the repo bill when Read More

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Holden rolls out tech-savvy, specced-up ‘Black’ edition

Posted on June 1st, 2016
Posted on June 1st, 2016

Holden New Zealand is set to release a super-limited ‘Black Edition’ Commodore. The strictly limited run sees GM dip into its trick bag for 130 cars – 90 SV6s and just 40 V8 SS sedans. Read More

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VW teases its fancy pick-up facelift for Amarok

Posted on May 30th, 2016
Posted on May 30th, 2016

As the pick-up truck bling war escalates, Volkswagen has fired a tech-heavy shot at the competition by teasing a few pics of its Amarok facelift ‘Aventura’ launch model. The most in-your-face show of spec comes Read More

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Life begins at 40 – GTI hits middle-age

Posted on May 30th, 2016
Posted on May 30th, 2016

Volkswagen’s uber-selling Golf has had more limited editions made over the years that probably anything else on four wheels – from special anniversary kits like this one, to brand-partnerships, to the sick-making Harlequin spawned by Read More

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Flying car ‘ready by Tokyo Olympics’

Posted on May 30th, 2016
Posted on May 30th, 2016

A Japanese start-up reckons its flying car will be hovering around the country’s capital by time the Olympic torch is lit in 2020. A team of around 20 young engineers and designers from the Japanese Read More

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Airbag maker Takata going ‘pop’ huge concern for industry

Posted on May 30th, 2016
Posted on May 30th, 2016

Takata – an airbag supplier to top auto makers – is straining under the weight of the massive airbag recall. Japan’s transport ministry have extended the recall to another seven million vehicles, this time for Read More

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Holden offering ‘pay as you go’ motoring

Posted on May 29th, 2016
Posted on May 29th, 2016

Holden is targeting younger buyers with its new Spark small car – and is launching a new finance option to suit. The company is offering the car on a subscription-style finance system. Included in the Read More

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HSV retires LS3 with loaded limited editions

Posted on May 27th, 2016
Posted on May 27th, 2016

Limited Edition HSVs have a tendency to leave two great big smoking lines out of dealer showrooms – and, for the really rare ones, a few examples of well-honed circlework in the carpark. There’s actually Read More

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