Texters targeted

 

New radar gun to catch texting drivers

Police could soon be equipped with a hand-held device to catch drivers using their phone behind the wheel.

NZ car buff tastes victory

 

Kiwi tastes victory at UK classic car race meet

Kiwi wins prestigious trophy at the Goodwood Revival classic car race meeting in England.

Bound to draw crowd

 

Inky Tulloch’s Camaro bound to draw crowd

Southland motorsport personality Ian ''Inky'' Tulloch is set to turn a few heads - well, his car will at least.

Something old, something new

 

Something old, something new with latest Yaris

Toyota has facelifted its popular Yaris hatchback, and while its looks have been freshened, underneath it all it's a case of same-old same-old.

Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine

 

Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine

A driver decides the best way to avoid paying a traffic fine is to reverse his car off the back of a tow truck.

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

Australian performance operation announces it will build the world’s most powerful ute.

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Unlucky motorist sees garage torn apart by a deadly tornado only moments after pulling out and driving directly into the danger.

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Supercharged sedan set to rock the luxury car segment.

Smoky haze an issue

Singapore haze A 'unhealthy' haze has drifted over Singapore clouding the build-up to the city-state's glamour sporting spectacle - the Formula One night race.

Ecclestone back clampdown

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed a clampdown on the use of team radio to help drivers, claiming it was his idea.

Stewart may yet face charges

Enjoying life riding shotgun

Self-driving cars need permit

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - until now.

110kmh limit in pipeline

Open-road speed limits could increase to 110kmh on some roads by the end of next year.

Call for diesel price cut

$230m expressway ahead

High roller buys 30 Rolls-Royces

If buying one Rolls-Royce is a symbol telling the world how successful you are, what does 30 say?

Volvo excels itself

2015 Volvo XC90 After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

Nissan's new Qashqai is a magnificent medium-sized drive - and the diesel version deserves much better.

New Land Rover Discovery

The ultimate collectors ute?

Beaut or brute ute?

Holden confirms it will build the world's fastest production ute from later this year.

Mazda's most active safety

Mazda3 sedan The top model in the third-generation Mazda3 range is memorable for its very high level of safety specification.

BMW's whirring warrior

Don't judge this automotive book by its cover, BMW's i3 is fast, roomy, fun to drive and turns more heads than an Open tennis rally.

Hot French hatch back

Mazda's little big car

New Polo power

VWs Polo hatchback has been facelifted, and the big news is installation of a latest-generation turbocharged engine.

Eight die in bus stop crash

Freight truck loses control and crashes into a bus stop in China, killing eight people and injuring six others.

Angry driver takes car back

Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away.

Motorist's tornado surprise

Looney Tunes road rage

Another exclusive Veyron

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Dodge Challenger dragster

When it comes to drag racing in the US, Dodge and Mopar go hand-in-hand.

Sleek street beast

Homemade hot wheels

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Moto babes in hog heaven Harley-Davidson is selling more motorcycles to women than all its competitors combined.

Master and Commander

Truth be known, the new version of Triumph's big twin is more of a follower.

Stroked and stoked

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

Max-scooter, mini-price

CF Moto's cheap-as-chips scooter could get away with a much higher sticker, if it wasn't Chinese.

Italians dominate awards

Ferrari F12 TRS A Lamborghini and Ferrari have won the "spectacular" car awards at the prestigious 2014 Salon Prive show in London.

And the best in show is...

If your gig is classic cars then the 2014 Salon Prive show in London is the place to be.

Car auctions smash records

Sexy electric supercar

Turbocharger v supercharger

Jaguar supercharger Few car makers are using the supercharger but does that mean it is not as good as the turbocharger?

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan's new Navara is another step in the evolution of the ute to becoming a more rounded, do-it-all machine.

Electric future fast approaching

The little engine that could

A love of English beauties

Greg New Plymouth man's fixation with wheels has turned into a cluster of classic cars.

Cars worth Holden on to

Mark Grey's obsession with Holden cars started when he was just a young boy.

A lifelong love of cars

007 Bentley on show

Three Chevys now 789

New Plymouth couple are the proud owners of NZ's first custom-made 789 which is a melting pot of old Chevrolets.

Aston Martin's first 100 years

Aston Martin. Iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin this month celebrated its 100th birthday.

Chevrolet Corvette quiz

The Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic American muscle car but just how much do you think you know about them?

Quiz: A feast of Ferraris

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

A look at readers' favourite roads. The Surf Highway from Hawera to New Plymouth.

Your favourite NZ roads

Favourite NZ roads

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