NZ ‘car of the year’ judging nearly complete

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Judging for the New Zealand ‘car of the year’ (COTY) award is nearly complete ahead of the announcement of the winner in Auckland next month. Members of the New Zealand Motoring Writer’s Guild (NZMWG) and Read More

Waikato dealership puts V8 Nissan back on track

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Nissan will be joining the NZV8 championship – alongside the Ford, Holden and Toyota racers currently on track. Waikato dealer Jim Wright Nissan has sponsored Waikato-based Concept Motorsport to campaign a new Nissan Altima 4.8-litre Read More

Inkster and Winn take Targa win

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Glenn Inkster and Spencer Winn have won the 20th anniversary Targa South Island, the Pukekohe pair arriving at the finish line in downtown Queenstown this evening (Sat Nov 01) with a lead of eight minutes Read More

New guidelines to prevent tourist crashes

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Best practice guidelines have been developed for rental vehicle operators to help educate international visitors on driver safety. The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) spearheaded development of the Safer Journey Guidelines, working with representatives Read More

No NZ plan for Tesla

Posted on October 31st, 2014

The Green Party may have ideas around having Tesla Model S sedans as government limousines, but if they do they will be private imports, with Tesla telling AutoTalk it has no plans for the New Read More

Standardisation key to profits for premium brands

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Premium manufacturers Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and BMW want to sell more standardised cars and services to boost profit margins and simplify the complex list of buyer optionss , while also giving them the choice of a Read More

Special Edition E-Class released

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Mercedes-Benz has taken a leaf of out its rival BMW’s book with the launch of a special edition E Class saloon with $11,000 worth of added value at no extra cost to the customer. Mercedes-Benz Read More

Can’t afford a Ferrari? How about a share

Posted on October 30th, 2014

  Even if you can’t afford the price of a Ferrari, you are soon likely to be able to get your hands on a share of the prancing house. An actual share – with Fiat Read More