Travel with care advises NZTA

Posted on March 14th, 2014

Driving conditions this weekend will be difficult as the remnants of tropical cyclone Lusi sweep across the upper and central North Island, and NZTA advises people to travel with care. NZTA national journey manager, Kathryn Read More

Road magnets attract self-driving Volvo

Posted on March 13th, 2014

Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets buried within the road surface to help the car determine its position. The research, which has been financed in co-operation with the Swedish transport administration Read More

The Green Hell gets a new owner

Posted on March 13th, 2014

After becoming insolvent in 2012 Germany’s infamous Nurburgring-Nordscheife circuit has just been sold to a new owner. Named the Green Hell by former F1 driver Jackie Stewart, the circuit is part of a motorsport complex Read More

Obituary: William Clay Ford

Posted on March 12th, 2014

  The last surviving grandchild of the Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford, has died at home from pneumonia. William Clay Ford, 88, helped steer the Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an Read More

VTNZ goes the full monty

Posted on March 12th, 2014

  Vehicle Testing New Zealand has launched two safety inspections for motorists concerned about the changes to the Warrant of Fitness regime. This follows the announcement from AA Motoring Services in February that it would Read More

Death of the car salesperson?

Posted on March 11th, 2014

  Visiting a dealership to buy a car may soon become a thing of the past as online technology and mobile apps streamline the process of selecting, test driving, and financing a vehicle purchase. In Read More

No range anxiety in electric Outlander

Posted on March 10th, 2014

  Mitsubishi took a unique approach to the media launch programme of the Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) last week by taking local motoring scribes on a tour of the wind farm known as Read More

World car finalists announced

Posted on March 5th, 2014

  The top three finalists for the World car of the year, World luxury car, World performance car, World green car and World car design of the year awards have been announced at the Geneva Read More