Volvo works team quits V8 Supercars

Posted on May 5th, 2016
Posted on May 5th, 2016

Volvo’s motorsport arm, Polestar, is not renewing its contract with V8 Supercars. The pair of Volvo S60 racecars driven by Kiwi flyer Scott McLaughlin and Australian Robert Dahlgren will finish out the 2016 season, the Read More

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Kiwi 3D firm snapped up by Delphi

Posted on May 5th, 2016
Posted on May 5th, 2016

Delphi Automotive has paid NZ$21.7m to buy a Kiwi 3D firm that makes tricky dashboards and gauge clusters. The auto parts behemoth is banking on PureDepth Inc, which counts slot machine graphics among its specialities, Read More

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Man arrested trying to sell boss’ car

Posted on May 4th, 2016
Posted on May 4th, 2016

Most would be terrified of getting a parking ticket or speed camera fine in the boss’ car. But a Christchurch man tried to sell his employer’s car yesterday – and was caught only because a Read More

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Nissan recalls 4m cars

Posted on May 2nd, 2016
Posted on May 2nd, 2016

Nissan North America has said that 3.2 million cars are being called in with major safety problems where airbags or seat belts could fail in a crash. A front seat sensor has proven to be Read More

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Baby Bimmer gets big long legs

Posted on May 2nd, 2016
Posted on May 2nd, 2016

BMW’s stylish little i3 electric city car will get half as much range again under new specs. The i3s with long-anticipated range improvements will be rolling on Euro streets within three months. Theoretically, the new Read More

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Kiwis ordering plug-ins before test drive – Volvo

Posted on April 28th, 2016
Posted on April 28th, 2016

Kiwis are waiting up to 12 months to buy the world’s first hybrid seven seat SUV – and are pre-purchasing them without a test drive in a bid to secure a vehicle. Volvo New Zealand Read More

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Lexus IS gets grumpy new face

Posted on April 28th, 2016
Posted on April 28th, 2016

Lexus has gone from beige to dynamic and now, it seems, to stroppy. Unveiled at the Beijing motor show this week, the new Lexus IS sports sedan is unashamedly aggressive, sharply styled and seemingly taking Read More

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‘New’ Mini now a tearaway teen

Posted on April 28th, 2016
Posted on April 28th, 2016

The new Mini is no longer all that ‘new’ with Britain’s Plant Oxford celebrating 15 years since the first car rolled off its production line. The larger Mini Hatch was built seven years after the Read More

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