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An electricity supplier is targeting electric vehicle owners with carboNZero certified electricity, and Al Yates, director of Ecotricity, claims some have a misconception of the green credentials of our electricity supply. “Kiwis have been told Read More
The wait is over for some of the more than 550 customers who have pre-ordered a new right-hand drive Ford Mustang.
The first ship from the USA with New Zealand-bound Mustangs aboard docked in Auckland earlier this week.
“It’s New Zealand automotive history in the making,” says Ford New Zealand managing director Corey Holter.
“These are the very first, factory-built in the USA, right-hand drive Ford Mustangs in the country. We are as excited as the customers who will soon receive their new cars.” Continue reading “New right-hand drive Ford Mustang arrives” »
The wait is over for some of the more than 550 customers who have pre- ...
Hyundai has given the Tucson some much-needed visual attention and it’s arguably the best-looking vehicle in the price range of this category.
Gone are the clumsy lines and it’s emerged much more aggressive and coherent, ready to take the fight to the Mazda CX-5, Nissan Qashqai, Honda CR-V, Mitsubishi Outlander, Ford Kuga and Subaru Forester. Continue reading “Hyundai: 2015 Tucson 2WD Elite Review” »
Hyundai has given the Tucson some much-needed visual attention and it’ ...
Volkswagen has released a short YouTube video detailing how it will bring its EA 189 diesel engines back into compliance with U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.
The fix is a simple one according to Engadget.Com. It says technicians just have to fit a flow transformer onto the mass air sensor housing assembly. Continue reading “Video: VW announce fix for EA189 diesel engines” »
Volkswagen has released a short YouTube video detailing how it will br ...
Tesla’s may be leading the way when it comes to fuel-free motoring, but can it match it with the best in one of the more exciting car-based activities?
When it comes to drifting it seems so!
In this video former drift champ Nobuteru Taniguchi takes to a drift course in one of the plug-ins, and it does surprisingly well. Continue reading “Can a Tesla drift? Of course” »
Tesla’s may be leading the way when it comes to fuel-free motoring, bu ...
It may be slighted as a ‘hairdresser’s car,’ by some circles, but you can’t take away the fact that Mazda’s MX-5 is the biggest selling sportscar on the planet. More than a million of the lightweight ‘pure’ roadsters currently roam the planet, and with a ground-up new car now in showrooms, that number’s sure to grow. Continue reading “Mazda: MX-5 ticks all the right boxes” »
It may be slighted as a ‘hairdresser’s car,’ by some circles, but you ...
Merced Benz is showing its SUV line-up to the public in its modern natural environment – downtown Auckland.
The brand is displaying its line-up as part of a ‘Star Power’ display at Halsey Wharf this week from Thursday through to Sunday, with the public invited to view, and even test drive new technology.
Mercedes-Benz Cars New Zealand general manager Ben Giffin is excited to expose the new line-up at the viaduct location. Continue reading “Mercedes brings SUVs downtown” »
Merced Benz is showing its SUV line-up to the public in its modern nat ...
Chef Simon Wright, best known for his restaurant The French Cafe, has joined Mercedes Benz as an ambassador.
The French Café has been recognised by millions of independent reviewers as Trip Advisor’s number one Australasian fine dining restaurant in the 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards.
Mercedes-Benz Cars New Zealand general manager Ben Giffin says they are extremely proud to welcome Wright to the brand. Continue reading “French chef joins German brand” »
Chef Simon Wright, best known for his restaurant The French Cafe, has ...
Secretive U.S automotive start-up company Faraday Future has announced on its website that it will reveal an electric concept car at the CES 2016 show in Las Vegas in January.
“On January 4, 2016, Faraday Future will unveil a concept inspired by our design and engineering vision. The future of mobility is closer than you think. Come and see,” says the company’s website.
Based in Gardena, California, in a research and development centre formerly occupied by Nissan USA according to Inc, Faraday Future says it will launch with fully-electric vehicles that will offer smart and seamless connectivity to the outside world. Continue reading “Faraday Future will reveal electric concept car at CES 2016” »
Secretive U.S automotive start-up company Faraday Future has announced ...