Kia satisfies fussy Germans

Posted on June 16th, 2014

The Kia Sportage has topped its class in a survey on owner satisfaction by JD Power automotive consultants, centred on the hard-to-please German market. Furthermore Kia Motors itself has risen five places in the overall Read More

Subaru aims for Nurburgring trifecta

Posted on June 13th, 2014

Subaru Tecnica International (STI) will take on the German Nürburgring 24-Hour Race this month in a new generation all-wheel-drive WRX STI racing car. It is the seventh consecutive year in which the team has headed Read More

Nissan shows off new Navara

Posted on June 12th, 2014

Nissan has taken the covers off one of its key model updates – its next generation Navara – in Thailand. Taking strong-cues from its Pathfinder and X-Trail SUVs, the new NP300 Navara looks more sculpted, Read More

Honda wants great things from new Jazz

Posted on June 11th, 2014

Honda has laid down the gauntlet to the light and small car market, it wants to double sales of its new Jazz. Honda hopes that the value for money proposition offered by the new Jazz Read More

Kia GT scores 5-star safety rating

Posted on June 10th, 2014

The Kia pro_cee’d GT has been given a 5-star safety rating in the latest round of ANCAP testing for the New Zealand and Australian markets. It ranked highly in tests, scoring a 36.19 out of Read More

Toyota builds fisherman’s dream ute

Posted on June 9th, 2014

Toyota NZ has teamed up with extreme fisherman Matt Watson in creating a uniquely fishing friendly Hilux ute that will make its public debut at Fieldays this week. Designed by Watson himself, the Hilux 4WD Read More

BMW details new X6 sports activity coupe

Posted on June 9th, 2014

BMW has released global details and pictures of its new X6 Sports Activity Coupe which launches in December 2014. An international media release from BMW says the design of the new X6 blends the versatility Read More

New Isle of Man record set by Subaru

Posted on June 9th, 2014

A new generation Subaru WRX-STI driven by British Rally champion Mark Higgins set a lap record on the 59.54-kilometre Isle of Man TT road course, with an average lap speed of 187.44 km/h and a Read More