Swift sales exceed 4 million

Posted on September 23rd, 2014

New Zealand’s most popular small car, the Suzuki Swift has achieved another milestone with sales topping four million worldwide. Cumulative sales of the model was reached nine years and nine months after the launch of Read More

Mazda Foundation supports school makeovers

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Four schools have been selected to receive a $10,000 Treemendous school makeover in 2015 – a joint initiative between the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson Trust. The Treemendous team will carry out the school makeovers Read More

Hyundai sees value in $10 billion land grab

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

The Hyundai Motor Group is preparing to pay a record US$10 billion (A$11.19 billion) for the site of its new headquarters in Seoul’s high-end Gangnam district, out-bidding Samsung Electronics and sparking investor concerns that it Read More

Kia broadens its green credentials

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Kia Motors says it is raising the stakes as one of the world’s leading green car producers. Two years after breaking into the 100 Best Global Green Brands, Kia has now moved well inside the Read More

Toyota unveils new compact SUV concept

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Toyota has released images of a new concept car that provides the first hint of a type of vehicle the company wants to bring to the small SUV market. The Toyota C-HR concept, which will Read More

Renault prototype EOLAB – 1L per 100km

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Renault has made big claims for its latest prototype, the EOLAB, which the French car manufacturer claims will deliver ultra-low fuel consumption of 1L per 100km, equivalent to 22g of CO2/km. To achieve the low Read More

Inactive roadwork sites frustrate drivers

Posted on September 19th, 2014

A Queensland University of Technology study has found that drivers frustrated at slowing down at inactive roadwork sites are ignoring reduced speed limits. The results of the QUT centre for accident research and road safety Read More

Gilmour targeting strong LA finish

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Kiwi rally driver Emma Gilmour is looking to maximise the extra seat time at the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship’s (GRC) only double-header round of the season, in Los Angeles, this weekend. Gilmour is the Read More