Mercedes-Benz: All-wheel-drive GLA and CLA models arrive

Posted on July 13th, 2014

It was ironic that Mercedes-Benz held its Australasian media launch of the new all-wheel-drive CLA 250 Sport 4Matic and GLA 250 4Matic models during one of the worse winter storms to hit the North Island Read More

VW sales hit 3 million for 2014

Posted on July 11th, 2014

The Volkswagen brand delivered over three million vehicles in the first half of the year, for the first time in the company’s history. A total of 3.07 million vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide, Read More

Lifetime design achievement award for Kia chief

Posted on July 10th, 2014

Since his appointment as chief design officer with Kia Motors in 2006, Kia’s design guru, Peter Schreyer, has gathered a number of awards for his leadership in propelling Kia vehicle styling to new heights. The Read More

BMW engines driven by Green Mobility

Posted on July 9th, 2014

Six wins out of seven was the tally for BMW at the 2014 Green Mobility Trophy awards presented by the German car magazine Auto Zeitung. The BMW i3 was the clear standout. A total of Read More

Volvo unleashes Polestars both on road and racetrack

Posted on July 9th, 2014

The Townsville 500 weekend turned out to be trying for Volvo Polestar Racing. Although, Volvo driver, Scott McLaughlin, showed strong form in qualifying with two fourth places, there were technical issues. “We qualified really well Read More

BMW, Daimler developing wireless recharging system

Posted on July 9th, 2014

BMW and Daimler have announced joint plans to develop a wireless inductive charging system for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles. The high-voltage batteries can be recharged quickly and easily by means of the BMW i Read More

Volvo’s cleanest, most powerful SUV

Posted on July 9th, 2014

Volvo has unannounced details on the all-new XC90 all-wheel drive, with seven seats and emissions of around 60g/km coming out later this year and labelled it the ‘cleanest and most powerful SUV on the market’. Read More

Kiwi celeb auctions S 60 for Cure Kids

Posted on July 8th, 2014

Kiwi sports reporter, Tony Veitch, is auctioning his custom Volvo S60 T6 R-design sports car – worth $65,000 – on TradeMe as he upgrades to a 2014 Volvo S60 T6 – with anything over $50,000 Read More