School hols cut commutes


School holidays cut Auckland commute times

Rejoice Auckland commuters - you are enjoying your fastest travel times for years thanks to Easter school holidays.

Car yard hit again


Evos taken as thieves hit car yard a third time

Staff "absolutely gutted" at brazen theft of sought-after vehicles from car dealership.

Driver pass rates drop


Driving test pass rates drop

More than half of young drivers are failing the new driver licence tests.

Ken Block unveils 'Foothkana'


Football star takes on world's biggest hoon

It's football against car in the latest web video from the world's biggest hoon.

Ken Block kicks goals

Ken Block kicks goals

Ken Block auditions for Fifa World Cup with tyre frying football match against Brazilian star Neymar Jr.

Mustang's new burnout feature

Mustang's new burnout feature

Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

Fairfax motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Kia for a drag at Meremere.

Dashcam captures head-on with truck


Dashcam captures head-on with truck

Dash cam footage captures the moment a cement truck rolls on its side and slams head-on into the vehicle filming the incident.

Bright wins opening V8s race

Holden Holden veteran Jason Bright has taken out the opening race of this weekend's V8 Supercars round in Pukekohe.

Kiwis' roar to inspire drivers

The crowd at Pukekohe Raceway will be overjoyed if any of the home drivers can take a chequered flag.

Winterbottom flying Ford's flag

McLaughlin staying grounded

Basin flyover warning

Basin Reserve flyover Australian architect says building the Wellington's Basin Reseve flyover would be like putting a motorway beside the Sydney Opera House.

Ringing in tyre safety

Key rings that help car owners check tyre treads are part of a check your car campaign to encourage car owners to check the vehicles more often.

Safety first with sirens

Kiwis 'like buying used'

Mechanics in post-quake boom

Business booming for mechanics as pothole-ridden roads take their toll on Christchurch's cars.

Murano makeover

Nissan Murano. The ugly duckling in Nissan's flock of four-wheel drives has grown into a familiar-looking member of the family.

$1m caravan unveiled

Carbon fibre holiday home built by Nasa, F1 engineers.

X-citing changes

The true family car

Nissan's bovver boy

If the standard front-driven Nissan Juke is sprightly, then the new all-wheel drive turbo version can be called stroppy.

VW packs Passat

Volkswagen Passat VW Passat has just had thousands of dollars of value added to help celebrate a special Volkswagen anniversary in NZ.

Sowing the Kia Cee'd

It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

Hopes rest on wee MG

Big cats get the cream

Proof of life after Holden

Barina RS proves that it isn't all doom and gloom at Holden.

In-built burnout mode

Ford Mustang burnout Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.

Truck flips into minivan

Dash cam captures the terrifying moment a rolling cement truck ploughs head-on into car.

On the prowl

Why you need to stop for trains

Ford unveils tribute Mustang

Special 50th anniversary Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original. Special Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

If heroes were on a budget

What if money was in short supply for the transportation of our on-screen heroes?

BMW M4 convertible

World's fastest lawn mower

Tour de force

Kawasaki Z1000 SX Kawasaki's Z1000 SX gains more power, more comfort and electronic goodies but costs $1000 less.

A treat for 2

The K1300R is a BMW tailored towards tandem riding.

Set for success

From wreck to wonderful

A compelling desert-sled

Yamaha's single-cylinder desert-racer is a competent ADV.

Focus provides Falcon hint

Facelifted Ford Focus. Revised styling on popular sedan provides a hint at how final Ford Falcon will look.

High performance Vette drop top

Chevrolet boosts its range of performance cars to 14 with the unveiling of the 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible.

Cruze gets facelift

Geneva previews Mazda2

Staying alive over Easter

Tired driver There's plenty you can do to reduce the accident odds and keep yourself alive on the roads this Easter aside from just obeying the road rules.

What women want...

Anyone can generalise on the subject of what women want in their car.

Where are they?

Both hands on wheel

Black Pearl wins 'Goodguys'

James Hetfield's Black Pearl This Euro-American custom blend crafted for Metallica's James Hetfield has taken America's most sought-after hot rod gong.

Mustangs rule

Finding common ground with in-laws is often an arduous challenge, but not for one family who share a mutual passion for Mustangs.

Rally inspires restoration

A Minor love affair

Bel Air is the prince

Allan Simons knows there are no age restrictions when it comes to car enthusiasm.

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

whaanga At look at readers' favourite roads. Whaanga Coast from Raglan to Ruapuke.

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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Winter driving tips

Winter driving

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