Electric car, sans the battery

Posted on March 21st, 2016
Posted on March 21st, 2016

A Japanese university has revealed an electric car with something normally crucial missing – the battery. Toyohashi University of Technology and Taisei Corp unveiled on Friday the first electric car that can run without a Read More

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For sale: The $1 Lambo

Posted on March 21st, 2016
Posted on March 21st, 2016

A near-new Lamborghini Huracan Lp610-4 has gone on sale on TradeMe for just one dollar. But as you can imagine, it comes with a catch. The 2015 supercar, which has less than 1000km in the Read More

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Testing driverless pizza delivery unit locally under consideration

Posted on March 18th, 2016
Posted on March 18th, 2016

Ministry of Transport and New Zealand Transport Agency officials are working with Domino’s to explore the possibility of testing a driverless pizza delivery unit here. New Zealand is one of the first countries in the Read More

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Toyota New Zealand marks 50-years

Posted on March 16th, 2016
Posted on March 16th, 2016

In 1966 Toyota made a modest entry into the New Zealand car market, the 50th anniversary of which was marked by the planting of a native Puriri tree at the National Customer Centre in Palmerston Read More

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Air New Zealand moves to biodiesel and electric vehicles

Posted on March 16th, 2016
Posted on March 16th, 2016

Air New Zealand is changing its ground fleet and airport service vehicle fleet to electric, or biodiesel-powered vehicles, where an electric option is not available. It has ordered 28 Renault Kangoo Zero Emission (ZE) Vans Read More

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Loaded Optima targeting Mondeo market share

Posted on March 15th, 2016
Posted on March 15th, 2016

Kia New Zealand boss Todd McDonald is focussed on taking market share from the Ford Mondeo in the mid-size sedan segment with the all-new JF series Optima sedan. The 2016 JF Optima is all-new bar Read More

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Honda begins sales of all-new Clarity FCV

Posted on March 15th, 2016
Posted on March 15th, 2016

Honda Motor Company today began sales in Japan of its all-new fuel cell vehicle (FCV), the Clarity. Honda claims the Clarity has the world’s top-class cruising range among zero emission vehicles, of approximately 750km. Combined Read More

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New Zealand gets new Spark before Australia

Posted on March 11th, 2016
Posted on March 11th, 2016

The new Holden Spark 1.4-litre hatch will be on sale in New Zealand in March before it shakes up the Australian microcar market in April. Holden New Zealand is pricing the car at $16,490 for Read More

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