Updated Colorado gets pedestrian cred

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

Holden’s latest Colorado has received a five-star ANCAP safety rating and a ‘good’ level of pedestrian protection. AA Motoring Services general manager Stella Stocks says traditionally utes scored poorly in pedestrian protection tests. “It’s fantastic Read More

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Government cracks down on drink driving 

Posted on August 10th, 2016
Posted on August 10th, 2016

Alcohol interlock sentences will soon become mandatory for serious and repeat drink-driving offenders says associate transport minister Craig Foss. People convicted of two or more drink-driving offences within five years and any first time offenders Read More

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GM’s real-world autonomous car tests

Posted on August 10th, 2016
Posted on August 10th, 2016

General Motors (GM) and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona. Testing of self-driving electric Chevrolet Bolts began in Arizona about two weeks ago, effectively the Read More

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Car rental brand’s trustworthiness recognised

Posted on August 9th, 2016
Posted on August 9th, 2016

Hertz New Zealand has taken out top honours in the Reader’s Digest ‘trusted brands car rental company’ category 2016. This is the second year running that Hertz has been recognised in the annual survey, after Read More

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Nissan pioneers solid-oxide fuel-cell car

Posted on August 8th, 2016
Posted on August 8th, 2016

Nissan has launched the world’s first solid-oxide fuel-cell (SOFC)-powered prototype light commercial vehicle in Brazil. This fuel-cell prototype is a perfect fit in Nissan’s focus on constructing zero-emission vehicles as it is designed to run Read More

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‘Tipping point for mass EV uptake is here’

Posted on August 4th, 2016
Posted on August 4th, 2016

‘We believe the tipping point for mass EV uptake is upon us.’ This is the view of the UK’s Edward Jones, EV manager, Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd. ‘As electric vehicle sales take off, the charging infrastructure is Read More

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Electric car uptake surges 31.8% in UK

Posted on August 3rd, 2016
Posted on August 3rd, 2016

Backed by generous government grants, EV uptake is surging in the UK. Year-to-date electric car registrations up 31.8% versus first six months of 2015 April to June growth marks 22nd consecutive quarterly rise for plug-in Read More

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Improve public transport before congestion charges: AA

Posted on August 3rd, 2016
Posted on August 3rd, 2016

Motorists need to to see big improvements in public transport before accepting a new congestion charging scheme says the New Zealand Automobile Association. According to the AA, its Auckland membership is open to the idea Read More

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