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

Faulty US air bag issue heats up

Posted on October 24th, 2014

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is now urging the owners of nearly eight million cars and trucks to have air bags repaired because of potential danger to occupants in the front seats. Read More

Red stripes causing locals’ road rage

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Large red road stripes – which are called ‘threshold treatments’ and are designed as a signal to truck drivers and motorists that they are crossing a ‘threshold’ into a residential quiet zone – have created Read More

EECA ticks Goodyear and Dunlop tyres

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

More than 186 new tyres have been given the Energywise mark of approval by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) which is part of a new programme to inform consumers about fuel efficient tyres. Read More

Zero road toll for Labour Weekend?

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

Last year’s road toll for Labour Weekend numbered one person, and this year the Automobile Association would like to see zero road fatalities. AA spokesperson Dylan Thomsen says the weather is looking good for the Read More

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