Five year time limits for new driver licences

Posted on November 25th, 2014

Changes to New Zealand’s Graduated Driver Licensing System aimed at improving the safety of novice drivers and motorcyclists are set to come into force next week, including the introduction of a five-year time limit on Read More

Truck and trailer jumps F1 car, Seriously!

Posted on November 24th, 2014

Formula one team Lotus have come up with a unique way to promote their partnership with sponsor EMC – jumping an F1 transporter truck over their race car. The F1 car lives, the truck does Read More

WRX takes Autocar performance car award

Posted on November 21st, 2014

The Subaru WRX has won New Zealand Autocar magazine’s Performance Car of the Year award – as the magazine notes changes to its overall awards system. Autocar liked the ‘overall package’ provided by the WRX. Read More

Mitsubishi unveils 2015 Triton and future Fiat utility

Posted on November 21st, 2014

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has just launched the 2015 model year Triton utility in Thailand where the vehicle is built for global markets. In 2016 the Thai factory will also start producing a Fiat-dedicated version Read More

European-sourced Holden’s on their way

Posted on November 21st, 2014

While the debate rages as to what will replace the Commodore as Holden’s large car come 2018 – there are new lion-badged options coming far sooner that deserve a look – and may provide clues Read More

Police use GPS tracker to find kidnap victim

Posted on November 19th, 2014

A woman who was kidnapped off the streets of Philadelphia in the United Sates was relocated thanks to a GPS tracking device that had been installed on the kidnapper’s car by the dealer, in case Read More

Hydrogen-powered cars become a reality

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Toyota has launched an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell sedan that delivers maximum power well above 100kW with a range of 500km. The all-new four door sedan – called Mirai, a Japanese word meaning “future” – has Read More

Road funding at risk from smart car technology

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Transport technologies such as electric cars, car pooling smartphone apps, and vehicle collision avoidance systems are creating risks to New Zealand’s investment in roads says a report released by The New Zealand Institute of Economic Read More

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