NZ pioneers prototype device hailed as future of transport

Posted on August 30th, 2016
Posted on August 30th, 2016

Otago Polytechnic associate professor Tom Qi has developed a transport prototype that could represent the future of transport – and its inception in New Zealand. The prototype, says Stuff, has generated interest around the world and Read More

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Toyota plugs-in Prius

Posted on August 26th, 2016
Posted on August 26th, 2016

Toyota New Zealand (TNZ) has introduced media – including Auto Media Group – to its ‘new-but-used’ Prius plug-in.  As we reported earlier this year, the cars are imported used and refurbished and adapted through its Read More

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World-first UAV pizza delivery trial for New Zealand

Posted on August 25th, 2016
Posted on August 25th, 2016

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host a world-first trial of pizza delivery using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle – commonly known as drones. Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (Domino’s) have announced Read More

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Kiwi car buyers want fuel efficient

Posted on August 25th, 2016
Posted on August 25th, 2016

Kiwi new car buyers see fuel efficiency as a big part of their purchasing decision according to a new survey. Conducted by Ford across its markets in the Asia Pacific region, the survey found more Read More

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Jeep’s anniversary focus connects Kiwis to their history

Posted on August 25th, 2016
Posted on August 25th, 2016

Coverage of Jeep’s 75th anniversary featured New Zealand prime minister Peter Fraser and lieutenant-general Bernard Freyberg in a Willy’s Jeep during World War II, reconnecting Kiwis to their wartime history and the integral role Jeep Read More

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Trailblazer joins Colorado on 5-stars

Posted on August 25th, 2016
Posted on August 25th, 2016

The upcoming Holden Trailblazer – an update to the current Colorado 7 suv – has already been confirmed as 5-star safe. The Australasian New Car Assessment Program has confirmed the rating, which the updated Colorado Read More

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Business case needed for Amarok-based SUV says importer 

Posted on August 24th, 2016
Posted on August 24th, 2016

Volkswagen Group Australia commercial vehicle director Carlos Santos has revealed to media that development work on an Amarok-based SUV has recommenced by the parent company. “There is some very serious development happening at the moment Read More

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Model S reaches battery limit

Posted on August 24th, 2016
Posted on August 24th, 2016

Tesla has launched a new battery option – believed to be the biggest possible in its current format. The new P100 option, for both the Model S and Model X, is a 100kWh battery, and Read More

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