Sneaky coppers adopt Google van disguise

Posted on May 18th, 2016
Posted on May 18th, 2016

In the tradition of Dragnet, Get Smart and the Naked Gun movies, cops in strange disguises can be quite funny. But if you’re living in Philadelphia, there’s a new super-sneaky trick up the city PD’s Read More

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Autonomous Audi knows how to be nice

Posted on May 17th, 2016
Posted on May 17th, 2016

Audi’s test research car – dubbed ‘Jack’ – has learned a new trick. In kiwi language you would say he has learned how to not ‘drive like a dick’. According to the company ‘Jack’ has Read More

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“We are the boys from down on the farm”

Posted on May 16th, 2016
Posted on May 16th, 2016

It had to happen. I had bitten off more than I could chew, and as the driver in front slowed his progress up the hill – killing my momentum – so I knew I was Read More

It had to happen. I had bitten off more than I could chew, and as the ...

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Kombi comeback makes for happy hippies

Posted on May 16th, 2016
Posted on May 16th, 2016

While big bags of kale and buckets of marinated mung beans have probably replaced the original Kombi diet, there’s a worldwide base of customers that are grown-up, cashed-up and probably signed-up to get an early Read More

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Toyota calls time on FJ Cruiser

Posted on May 13th, 2016
Posted on May 13th, 2016

It looks like a giant Tonka toy, polarises car folk more than any other 4×4 and traces its ancestry to one of Toyota’s most famous off-road beasts. It is, of course, the modern take on Read More

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Hyundai aiming for 300 Elantra sales in 2016

Posted on May 10th, 2016
Posted on May 10th, 2016

Sales of small sedans have remained steady for the last six years, even though the small car market has declined overall according to Hyundai New Zealand, and it is confident of selling 300 new Elantra Read More

Sales of small sedans have remained steady for the last six years, eve ...

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Marchionne: Who owns self-driving cars’ data?

Posted on May 10th, 2016
Posted on May 10th, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Google have yet to determine who would own data collected in their collaboration on self-driving vehicles, according to FCA chief Sergio Marchionne. “That’s exactly what has to be determined,” Marchionne Read More

‘FCA boss Sergio Marchionne says the company is in the dark over vehic ...

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Ford faces angry mob over ‘unsafe’ transmission

Posted on May 6th, 2016
Posted on May 6th, 2016

Ford is facing a public backlash in Australia and New Zealand as a specialist compensation lawyer whips up owners into a frenzy. The ‘issue’ centres around claims made by ‘comp case’ specialists Bannister Law that Read More

Ford is facing a public backlash in Australia and New Zealand as a spe ...

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