Canterbury's grim roads


Canterbury deadliest for pedestrians, motorcyclists

Pedestrians and motorcyclists are more likely to be killed or injured on Canterbury roads than anywhere else.

Don't touch or ask


Ford visit was look, but don't touch or ask

Ford walking a fine line between secrecy and communication as it builds up to launch of a brand-new SUV called Everest.

Taking a ride in an autocar


The driverless car comes to Washington

Going on a cruise with a driverless car under development by a US university.

What you need to know about autocars


Driverless cars: 15 things you need to know

How much will autocars cost? How do they work? And when are they coming?

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Dashcam footage shows a motorcyclist's standing landing on top of the car he or she rear-ended.

Fearless truckie saves the day

Fearless truckie saves the day

Trucker in US is being hailed as a hero after pulling a grandmother and a one-year-old from a flaming car wreck.

'Baby monitor for your car'


'Baby monitor for your car'

Don't trust other drivers? Then this is the perfect car for you.

Driving at 300 kmh while blind


Driving at 300 kmh while blind

Former banker Mike Newman, who is blind, pushes heavily modified Nissan GT-R to new speed records.

No FIA action against Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg F1's governing body not "intervening" in the collision-caused spat between Mercedes team-mates.

Whitmarsh formally leaves McLaren

Formula One racing team parts company "amicably" with ousted principal Martin Whitmarsh.

Rosberg keeping dispute 'internal'

Hamilton's 'wheel-to-wheel' worry

Pinned under car for two hours

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Husband finds wife trapped under her ute after it rolled near the Waiau River in Canterbury.

Are you an ambulance driver?

Hundreds of motorists appear to be rorting ACC by falsely registering their vehicles as ambulances, stats show.

Fight over $12 ticket costs $10k

Ford shows off technologies

No easy fix for Akld transport

Political parties put forward their solutions to Auckland's transport woes at a forum tonight, with all agreeing on one point - there would be no easy fix.

Relocated and restored

Range Rover Number One The Range Rover is regarded as the original SUV, and this restored example built in 1969, will cost you more than a brand-new model.

So efficient and so useful.

The Toyota Hiace is New Zealand's most preferred van by a very long stretch and it is easy to discover why.

Turbo Trax blows in

All American muscle

Hoisted Hatches

SUVs assume many forms these days, like Benz's new GLA for instance. We line up another compact premium SUV to measure its merits.

Clio RS v Fiesta ST

Here's a look at how Renault's new Clio RS fares against the class leading Ford Fiesta ST. Here's a look at how Renault's new Clio RS fares against the class leading Ford Fiesta ST.

All that Jazz

Honda's new third-generation Jazz has proved an instant success in the six weeks it has been on the market.

Ghibli fires Maserati expansion

A century in the making

Merc eyes top luxury spot

Mercedes-Benz new C-Class, crucial to the brand's bid to move into top spot in the luxury sector in this part of the world, has arrived.

Standing landing from rear-ender

Motorcyclist lands on car roof Dramatic dash cam footage shows a motorcyclist flipping in the air and then landing on a moving car.

Fearless truckie saves the day

Truck driver hailed a hero after pulling a grandmother and a baby from a flaming car wreck.

'Baby monitor for your car'

Blind driver breaks 300 kmh

Homemade hot wheels

It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles. It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles.

Supercar season

A gold-wrapped Ferrari is the king of bling as tailor-made supercars invade wealthy parts of London.

Bugatti's final 'Legend'

One-of-a-kind Mustang

America: A horse with a name

Triumph America LT: Looks very much like a junior Thunderbird LT, but has its own appeal. Triumph's now pint-sized Thunderbird is completely at home in the country after which it is named.

Extreme minimalism

The MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster takes abbreviated streetbike design to a new extreme.

Stryker gains in translation

It's quite easy being green

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

The world's biggest motorcycle maker reveals its upcoming motorcycle line-up.

Car auctions smash records

Lamborghini Miura Annual US auto auction week races into the record books as total sales climb close NZ$500m.

Sexy electric supercar

A new electric supercar is aiming to try to lure a few of the well-heeled away from traditional high-octane machines.

Ferrari takes coveted award

$18,200 racing stripe

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan Navara 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

If we only have five decades of oil left then alternatives to the internal combustion engine need to be embraced sooner rather than later.

The little engine that could

Dark days for diesel?

Baby Azaria car on display

Holden Torana from the Azaria Chamberlain case Museum buys car of the Kiwi at the centre of the "that dingo's got my baby" case.

Speciale sells for $31.1m

An extremely rare 1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale has sold for a stunning NZ$31.1m at auction.

Star power boosts price

Ferrari breaks auction record

Fraudster's Rolls being auctioned

A 1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann is up for auction.

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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