Mayoral Daimler to be sold for quake fund

Posted on June 26th, 2014

The Christchurch City Council has unanimously agreed to publicly auction the ayoral Daimler and put the sale proceeds into the Christchurch Earthquake Mayoral Relief Fund. The grey 1970 Daimler was retired from public duty in Read More

Blogs: A different point of view

Posted on June 25th, 2014

It’s been an interesting week and a bit here at Car and SUV headquarters because we’ve had two quite different vehicles to drive, one being the Outlander PHEV SUV and the other a supercharged V8 Read More

Ford best global green brand

Posted on June 25th, 2014

The Ford Motor Company has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability, by ranking No. 1 on Interbrand’s 2014 list of the 50 best global green brands. The manufacturer beat out last year’s winner – Read More

Outlander plug-in hybrid aims for rally victory

Posted on June 25th, 2014

More than 2,000 gruelling kilometres of potholes, swamps, river crossings and South-East Asian jungle stand between Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and the latest in its long line of international motor-sport victories. Having won manufacturer’s titles Read More

NQN: AT staff give slow public transport a miss

Posted on June 24th, 2014

Auckland Transport (AT) is trialling the use of a staff shuttle bus for six months between its downtown Auckland office and head office in Henderson because buses and trains are too slow. According to Radio Read More

Big cut to Nissan’s Leaf

Posted on June 23rd, 2014

Nissan New Zealand is hoping electric-propulsion will appeal to a far-broader sector of the market with a huge cut to the price of its Leaf mode. The battery-powered five-door hatch has seen its price slashed Read More

Pork Pie remake released by Mini

Posted on June 23rd, 2014

The media and friends of the Mini brand were treated last week to an exclusive preview of the remake of the infamous Lake Hawea chase scene from the iconic Kiwi movie Goodbye Pork Pie. The Read More

Subsidised motorcycle training available to all riders

Posted on June 23rd, 2014

ACC wants motorcyclists of all abilities to take advantage of subsidised ‘Ride Forever’ training courses this winter. “Whether you’re a regular rider during winter, or you tend to leave your bike in the garage when Read More