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Top six winter motoring tips

Top six winter motoring tips

New Zealand’s winters can test even the most reliable cars, and the safest drivers, on our roads. Cold starts, icy and wet roads, early nightfall and heavy rains all put extra strain on the complex mechanical operations of the modern motor vehicle.

Kiwi motorists miss out on Qashqai crash prevention technology

Kiwi motorists miss out on Qashqai crash prevention technology

Good, but must try harder, is the message following the latest release of Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings.

S and RS vehicles make up nearly a quarter of Audi NZ sales

S and RS vehicles make up nearly a quarter of Audi NZ sales

New Zealanders’ love for high-performance vehicles has been proven with Audi New Zealand’s latest sales figures showing S and RS vehicles make up 24% of the purchasing mix – Audi’s highest figure from across the globe.

First of second generation speed cameras goes live

First of second generation speed cameras goes live

The first of 56 new fixed speed cameras featuring the latest generation technology has gone live today in Wellington's Ngauranga Gorge.

Ford introduces innovative airbag design on new 2015 Mustang

Ford introduces innovative airbag design on new 2015 Mustang

A new airbag design debuting on the 2015 Ford Mustang raises the bar for passenger safety by providing inflatable restraint protection in a smaller, lighter package that also enables a roomier interior for more comfort.

Child's artwork painted on car

Child's artwork painted on car

A rather cool car will be cruising around the Waikato this month – a Citroen Picasso, with paintwork featuring a colourful family of five.

Audi quattro Roadshow heading across New Zealand

Audi quattro Roadshow heading across New Zealand

Beginning in Auckland last month, the Audi quattro Roadshow is making its way throughout New Zealand this winter, as part of Audi's "Land of quattro, where all conditions are perfect conditions" message.

AA reminds parents of risks for restricted drivers

AA reminds parents of risks for restricted drivers

The AA is using Facebook to remind parents not to turn a blind eye to their children breaching restricted licence conditions.

Record sales of new and used imported vehicles in NZ

Record sales of new and used imported vehicles in NZ

New commercials, new- and used-imported passenger vehicles and motorbikes all saw strong sales for both the month and the first half-year – with some sectors moving the highest volumes since records began.

Mitsubishi EV development charges on in ‘Race to the Clouds’

Mitsubishi EV development charges on in ‘Race to the Clouds’

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s (MMC) MiEV Evolution III has narrowed the performance gap between electric and combustion-engined vehicles, coming second and third overall in this year’s running of the iconic Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb.

Maserati Centennial exhibition inaugurated in Modena

Maserati Centennial exhibition inaugurated in Modena

A unique exhibition dedicated to the Centennial of Maserati has opened in Modena.

Reversing cameras now standard across Hyundai range

Reversing cameras now standard across Hyundai range

Hyundai New Zealand is making reversing cameras standard on every new vehicle it sells from 1 July 2014.

Audi brings new lightweight springs to production models

Audi brings new lightweight springs to production models

Audi is reinforcing its leading role in automotive lightweight construction by introducing new, lightweight suspension springs made of glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) in an upper mid-size model before the end of the year.

Fill up today to avoid petrol tax increase

Fill up today to avoid petrol tax increase

Motorists should fill their cars up today if they want to beat the tax going up on petrol on 1 July 2014, says the AA.

WoF changes to save more car owners time and money

WoF changes to save more car owners time and money

More motorists are set to benefit from changes to New Zealand's Warrant of Fitness (WoF) inspection system from next week.

Mitsubishi combines rally heritage with hybrid innovation

Mitsubishi combines rally heritage with hybrid innovation

Over 2,000 gruelling kilometres of potholes, swamps, river crossings and South-East Asian jungle stand between Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and the latest in its long line of international motorsport victories.

Michael Young maintains strong championship rally position

Michael Young maintains strong championship rally position

New Zealand rally driver Michael Young had a successful weekend at the International Rally of Queensland, doubling as the third round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), where he stuck to his promise of securing points for his championship campaign.

Suzuki tops New Zealand satisfaction survey

Suzuki tops New Zealand satisfaction survey

Suzuki owners are the most satisfied motorists in New Zealand, according to a recent independent survey.

Emergency closure on Auckland’s Northern Motorway

Emergency closure on Auckland’s Northern Motorway

The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers heading north on Auckland’s Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) of possible delays this afternoon because of necessary safety repairs to an overhead sign.

Mitsubishi posts biggest improvement in exhaust emissions

Mitsubishi posts biggest improvement in exhaust emissions

Mitsubishi's commitment to lessening the environmental impact of its fleet is translating directly onto New Zealand's roads, with the company recording the biggest improvement in CO2 exhaust emissions across all new vehicles sold by the country's top ten auto manufacturers from 2009 to 2013.

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