Volvo launches massive autonomous-drive test

Posted on September 12th, 2016
Posted on September 12th, 2016

Cheaper fuel means people are spending less overall according to the latest Statistics NZ figures. Total retail spending using electronic cards was $4.7 billion in August 2016, up $166 million (3.7%) from August 2015. Of Read More

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Market leading Ranger gets upgrades and Euro V engine

Posted on September 8th, 2016
Posted on September 8th, 2016

From September Ford is adding it’s Sync III communications system to the XLT and Wildtrak variants of the top selling Ranger Ute, and from November it is installing a new Euro V compliant engine. In Read More

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Holden releasing Colorado pricing before on sale date

Posted on September 7th, 2016
Posted on September 7th, 2016

Holdens is announcing the list of recommended retail pricing for the new Colorado a few days ahead of its official on-sale date of Saturday, September 10. As the Ranger ute is to Ford, the Colorado Read More

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Flowers over car accessories

Posted on September 7th, 2016
Posted on September 7th, 2016

Paymark network spending patterns reveal that Father’s Day gifts have changed over the years, with increased spending on flowers over car accessories. The data shows that overall the value of underlying spending that passed through Read More

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First Autonomous Vehicle on NZ Roads within Months

Posted on September 6th, 2016
Posted on September 6th, 2016

The country’s first official demonstration of an autonomous driving vehicle using New Zealand roads is set to take place within months. The New Zealand Traffic Institute (Trafinz), Volvo, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Read More

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Daimler sets sights on EVs

Posted on September 5th, 2016
Posted on September 5th, 2016

German carmaker Daimler plans to roll out at least six, and possibly as many as nine, electric vehicle (EV) models as part of its push to compete with Tesla and Audi. The maker of Mercedes-Benz remains on Read More

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Holden chops the past in branding campaign

Posted on September 5th, 2016
Posted on September 5th, 2016

Holden New Zealand has launched a new branding campaign that sees it attempt to part with its Commodore-led image of the past. Auto Media Group was given early access to its new advertisement this week, Read More

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Mitsubishi NZ expecting no impact from further fuel-test issues

Posted on September 2nd, 2016
Posted on September 2nd, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors in Japan has been told to stop selling a number of key models over issues with fuel efficiency testing – including some sold here. The latest models affected by the fuel efficiency scandal Read More

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