Refreshed Yaris shows it’s Swift claws

Posted on September 9th, 2014

To claw back some market share it has lost to the Suzuki Swift, Toyota have launched three model grades in the 2014 Toyota Yaris and introduced more new features and benefits to its light car Read More

Vale: Eoin S Young 1939-2014

Posted on September 5th, 2014

Autotalk was saddened to hear of the death this morning of 75-year-old New Zealand Grand Prix writer Eoin S Young, a native of Timaru. Young (also known as ESY) also held the role of secretary Read More

“Take the wheel” roadshow moves to Auckland

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Following on from the Mercedes-Benz‘Take the Wheel’ test-drive concept in Queenstown, a collection of Mercedes-Benz compact cars will be showcased in Auckland from September 8 – 13. This event will feature favourites from the Mercedes-Benz Read More

BMW race series finds scholarship winner

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Tom Groote has been chosen as the winner of the inaugural BMW E30 race series sponsorship. As part of the sponsorship, he receives entry into all six rounds of the Castrol BMW E30 race series, Read More

All-new Mazda MX-5 in dealerships next year

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Mazda Motor Corporation today unveiled the fourth generation Mazda MX-5 at events held simultaneously in Japan, USA and Spain. The all-new MX-5, which adopts both Skyactiv technology and Mazda’s KODO—soul of motion design language, will Read More

Mitsubishi unveils Concept-S in Paris

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Two years after unveiling its Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid vehicle at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has again chosen France’s “Mondial de L’Automobile”, opening on October 4, to premiere another new Read More

Making safety ratings easier to understand

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

ANCAP says it is making it easier for consumers to identify the requirements against which each car has been tested, through the addition of a date stamp component to its ANCAP safety rating logos. In Read More

Motorsport park boss moves to Police

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Manfeild Park CEO Heather Verry has resigned with effect from November 28 to become the chief executive of the New Zealand Police Association. In the past five years Verry has steered the Feilding operation through Read More