Car insurers unprepared for driverless cars

Posted on July 27th, 2016
Posted on July 27th, 2016

A survey conducted by global insurer Munich Re has shown that 65% of risk managers believe their companies have done nothing to prepare for the emergence of autonomous vehicles (AVs). A number of car makers Read More

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Audi enters electromobility’s fast lane

Posted on July 26th, 2016
Posted on July 26th, 2016

Audio aims to add three electric vehicles to its range by 2020. For 2018, an electric SUV is scheduled. It will be followed by an electric compact model and, at a later point in time, Read More

Audio aims to add three electric vehicles to its range by 2020. For ...

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U.S Military conscripts Kiwi’s favourite Utes

Posted on July 26th, 2016
Posted on July 26th, 2016

New Zealand’s favourite utilities are being called up for a new combat role where they retain their factory appearance but possess military grade vehicle electronics, suspension, night vision, ballistic protection, and tyres designed to survive Read More

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Pajero Sport gets overdue third-row seat

Posted on July 25th, 2016
Posted on July 25th, 2016

While not available at launch, Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand is releasing a new version of the Pajero Sport with seven seats, thanks to a foldaway third row at the rear of the vehicle’s interior. Mitsubishi Read More

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Graham: the new face of car crashes

Posted on July 22nd, 2016
Posted on July 22nd, 2016

Evolutionary science and human vulnerability are at the centre of a new Australian initiative called ‘Graham’ – an interactive lifelike sculpture demonstrating human vulnerability – to reduce road deaths and injuries. The Victorian Transport Accident Read More

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Cellphone driving taken to extreme

Posted on July 22nd, 2016
Posted on July 22nd, 2016

Kiwi drift car sensation Mad Mike Whiddett has driven while using a cellphone – but don’t worry, it was all in the interests of a publicity stunt. The international drift car champion successfully completed a Read More

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Traffic portal extended to Wellington and Melbourne

Posted on July 22nd, 2016
Posted on July 22nd, 2016

Navigation services provider TomTom is extending its live traffic and travel information portal, TomTom City, to 50 new cities including Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city and Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. TomTom City is accessible from Read More

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Lack of overtaking skill worries truck drivers

Posted on July 21st, 2016
Posted on July 21st, 2016

Truck drivers and professional bodies are all in agreement that New Zealand motorists have poor overtaking skills. According to Stuff, Leif Blair Transport driver Les Wilson, who has been driving trucks for more than 21 Read More

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