Train-pulling Disco’s tech tricks

Posted on June 22nd, 2016
Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Land Rover’s Discovery Sport has far more pulling power its spec sheet gives it credit for – more than 40 times its certified towing weight. Rated to haul a solid 2500kg (2.5 tonnes), the ‘Disco’ Read More

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Honda takes electric NSX to Pikes Peak

Posted on June 21st, 2016
Posted on June 21st, 2016

Honda is taking on the iconic Colorado Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in its new NSX supercar – but is ditching its savage twin turbo V6 ICE in favour of pure battery power. Acura – the Read More

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Manfield event ‘a muck truck Mecca’

Posted on June 21st, 2016
Posted on June 21st, 2016

Consumer demand for SUVs has driven demand for events like an off-road show at Manfield Park next month. The event is organised by Central Districts Four Wheel Drive Club, and convenor Trevor Hendra says the Read More

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The future of cars: no fuel, no driver

Posted on June 20th, 2016
Posted on June 20th, 2016

Driverless cars, running exhaust-free off renewably-produced electricity, could one day become reality, if the current R&D activity bears fruit. Germany’s Volkswagen has predicted that by 2030, every other vehicle sold will be an electric one. Read More

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Toyota NZ celebrates 50 years with social media campaign

Posted on June 17th, 2016
Posted on June 17th, 2016

Toyota is celebrating 40 years of Hilux and 50 years of operation in New Zealand with a social media campaign called ‘Give your Lux some Luv.’ Give your Lux some luv says Toyota “The campaign Read More

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Honda throws down front-drive gauntlet with five-track attack

Posted on June 16th, 2016
Posted on June 16th, 2016

Honda has gone five steps further than other manufacturers – by slamming its Civic Type-R across Europe, benchmarking five of the continent’s legendary circuits. Manufacturers of all kinds of vehicles struggle to resist the allure Read More

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Insurance for soulless autonomous robot ‘cars’

Posted on June 16th, 2016
Posted on June 16th, 2016

Unless your surname’s Google and you’ve got more money than well, anyone, some vehicles aren’t that easy to protect – if it doesn’t fit into an insurer’s drop-down menu on their website, you’re stuffed. But Read More

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Ford mountain Everest sales assault

Posted on June 15th, 2016
Posted on June 15th, 2016

Ford is going above and beyond with its Everest display at Fieldays – even building a mountain. Its ‘Off the Grid Experience’ has – aside from the hill/mountain – has a bridge, water wade and Read More

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