Toyota commits to Prius despite hybrid takeover

Posted on February 29th, 2016
Posted on February 29th, 2016

Toyota New Zealand says it is committed to selling the Prius in New Zealand as its flagship hybrid – despite mainstream model hybrids eating into its market. Prius sales peaked in New Zealand in 2009 Read More

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Want to buy Batman’s limited edition Jeep Renegade?

Posted on February 26th, 2016
Posted on February 26th, 2016

Batman fans in Europe and the USA can now walk into a Jeep showroom to buy a new limited edition Renegade SUV as driven by the caped crusader in the latest film ‘Batman v Superman: Read More

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Volvo replaces car keys with Smartphone App

Posted on February 24th, 2016
Posted on February 24th, 2016

From 2017, Volvo customers will be offered a smartphone app for their mobile phones to replace a physical car key to start the engine and lock or unlock their vehicle. The new offering will utilise Read More

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Wingers in racing tie-up

Posted on February 24th, 2016
Posted on February 24th, 2016

The Winger Group is hitting the track – and not a motorsport one. The company, which has dealers in Auckland, the Waikato and Queenstown has signed up to present the Oaks & Derby Festival at Alexandra Read More

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High anticipation for new Sportage

Posted on February 23rd, 2016
Posted on February 23rd, 2016

Kia New Zealand says sales for its new Sportage are off to a brisk start, with pre-launch orders at ‘record highs’. “The 2016 Sportage SUV is the most anticipated new model we have ever launched,” Read More

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Ford shows Kuga; Plans for online ventures

Posted on February 23rd, 2016
Posted on February 23rd, 2016

Ford has taken to a technology show to reveal its updated Kuga SUV, and rolled out plans for its technology and ‘connected’ ventures at the same time. Chief executive Mark Field’s keynote at Mobile World Read More

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NZ gets native ride-sharing app

Posted on February 22nd, 2016
Posted on February 22nd, 2016

A ‘beta’ test of a New Zealand- developed ride-sharing app has begun. ‘Chariot’ launched lats last week on iOS and Android platforms. Wellington-based Chariot chief executive and co-founder Dr Thomas Kiefer says he’s excited to Read More

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Maserati shows first SUV

Posted on February 22nd, 2016
Posted on February 22nd, 2016

Yet another luxury brand has joined the SUV world, with Maserati revealing its long-awaited Levante. Officially due for reveal at Geneva next week, the company has released early pictures. Despite the family tie-up with Jeep, Read More

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