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Auckland NZ's road rage hot-spot

Women are experiencing slightly less road rage than men, says a latest survey.

Are you a part of Generation X and live in Auckland? You're the most likely to get caught up in a road rage incident.

Unhappy with car? Crush it! video

Dodge customers Joe and Kate Masters crushed their car under a tank.

It certainly got Dodge's attention - how angry owners hit out at the problematic Dodge Journey.

New C-class or used ML-class?

In the white corner, a 2013 ML 250 for $74k. In the grey, brand-new C 200 sedan for $72k.

9:11 AM  Should you trade off newness for extra size and luxury? We compare new and Certified-used Mercedes-Benzes.

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Racing legend John Browne drove a Bentley Continental GT Speed in an add that was pulled from Australian television.

It didn't break Australia's speed limit, but it did break the rules.

DoNotPay bot beats tickets

Nabbed again! Would the DoNotPay bot work in fighting traffic tickets in New Zealand?

Joshua Browder is aiming to make the world a better place for motorists, one traffic ticket at a time

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Fatal Tesla crash on autopilot sparks probe

The Autopilot features are demonstrated in a Tesla Model S.

Tesla says the driver and Autopilot did not notice white side of tractor trailer "against a brightly lit sky".

He survived this??? video

The motorcyclist goes over the wall of the overpass.

This motorcyclist used up nearly all of his nine lives after crashing over an overpass in Brazil.

'We're trying to enjoy ourselves'

Boy racers and spectators amass on the Pickering Rd roundabout in Tamahere south-east of Hamilton in 2015.

"Some people get drunk and go clubbing. We drive our cars." Is our perception of Kiwi car culture too negative?

Brakes go on Top Gear USA video

Top Gear USA has been cancelled, the BBC confirmed.

As BBC's Top Gear struggles to find its footing, is anyone even watching the US version?

Used imports will test recall

The Prius is among a 37,000-vehicle recall by Toyota New Zealand, part of a global recall by the company that affects ...

Toyota relying on some owners and the NZTA to ensure they reach all vehicles involved in the recall of nearly 37,000.

Kiwis leading Peking to Paris endurance rally

Timaru's Bruce and Harry Washington driving their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster through Mongolia in the 2016 Peking to Paris ...

Timaru's Bruce and Harry Washington are leading the Peking to Paris Endurance Rally at the halfway stage.

New era for Lotus

A Lotus Evora 400.

British sports car brand changes distribution hands and revises line-up for Australia and New Zealand.

Toyota recalls 37,000 cars in NZ

The Prius is among a 37,000-vehicle recall by Toyota New Zealand, part of a global recall by the company that affects ...

The threat of a fuel leak is forcing Toyota NZ to recall tens of thousands of cars as part of a global recall of 2.8m vehicles.

SH1 delays ease after gas leak

Southbound traffic on State Highway 1 at Kapiti has ground to a halt.

Leak at Paekakariki fixed, and tailbacks ease. Paekakariki Hill Road reopens.

All-new Panamera revealed

Porsche Panamera Turbo.

More space, more luxury and more power for Porsche's second-generation sports limousine.

A perfect Porsche racer restoration gallery

The Porsche 924 Carreras.

Porsche allows prized 36-year-old racer out of its museum to undergo a complete restoration.

On the road to recovery - in style

Enya Beynon is getting her car pimped thanks to Rockabilly Show and Shine and Make a Wish NZ.

Community rallies to "pimp" Enya's ride - a beloved 1985 Daihatsu Charade.

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Fatal Tesla crash on autopilot sparks probe

The Autopilot features are demonstrated in a Tesla Model S.

13 min ago  Tesla says the driver and Autopilot did not notice white side of tractor trailer "against a brightly lit sky".

Unhappy with car? Crush it! video

It certainly got Dodge's attention - how angry owners hit out at the problematic Dodge Journey.

Auckland 'a Kiwi road rage hot-spot'

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lifestyle vehicles

Willys Jeep-inspired cars

Jeep Wrangler is straight from the Willys family tree.

First came the Willys Jeep. Then these five... eventually.

History repeats at Jeep's Kiwi bush-bash

A WW2 Willys Jeep takes pride of place among a selection of modern-day Jeep product during the 75th anniversary media day.

Jeeps opts for muddy off-roading event to celebrate its 75th birthday.

A supreme towing test video

The Discovery Sport towing carriages across the Rhine.

Land Rover demonstrates the towing ability of its Discovery Sport SUV as it pulls 60 times its own weight.

The thirstiest Lexus you can buy

The Lexus LX570, showing off its new spindle grille.

The Lexus LX570 is unashamedly a luxury SUV - but underneath all the swank there's a vehicle with powerful off-road ability.

road tests

A family hatch with attitude

Hyundai i30 got a new face last year. But what's under the bonnet of the CRDi is far more interesting.

Think of the Hyundai i30 as Korea's Toyota Corolla.

Holden SUV still has captive audience

Mouthy new grille makes it easy to identify the new Captiva. Same old engines behind it, though.

We should be getting a replacement for Captiva, but instead it's a minor facelift. Doesn't stop Holden's SUV clocking up sales, though.

Birth of a luxury car brand

Hyundai's new Genesis brand aims to compete with top-line Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz models.

The new Genesis G90 might be the best luxury car we'll never see here.

Ioniq aims to push Prius aside

Hyundai has gone a bit Buck Rodgers with Ioniq EV: a silver insert replaces the grille of the hybrid models.

Hyundai has been pretty creative with electricity in its trio of Ioniq eco-cars.

bikes

Gold 'Wing'ing it across the USA

Mark Thompson with the Honda Gold Wing he bought to ride across the USA, stopping off to see the sights and wildlife ...

Kiwi Mark Thompson started his 40-000-kilometre journey on a mountainbike before upgrading to something gruntier.

Motorcycle collection on the move

Bill Richardson Transport World transporter and driver Geoff Snow with a bike previously owned by Graeme Crosby.

The first of 300 rare motorcycles have arrived in Invercargill from Nelson.

Ninja now a cleaner, sharper ride

New Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja is meaner but also (surprisingly) greener.

Changes to the Ninja keep both racers and rulemakers happy.

Suzuki 'dungheap' a winner

18062016 John Bisset/FairfaxNZ. SCH me and my bike  Shaun Chiles with his 1986 Suzuki GN250

Shaun Chiles could not be prouder of his Suzuki GN 250.

shows

Subaru fastest up Goodwood video

Olly Clark on his way to winning the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed shootout in his Subaru Impreza.

If you've driven Goodwood on Gran Turismo then you'll appreciate Olly Clark's 46.29sec real-life effort.

Sports-racers light up Goodwood gallery

A 1980 Lancia Beta Montecarlo races at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Some of the world's most extraordinary sports-racing cars light up the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Mercedes-AMG's new performance hero

The Mercedes-AMG GT R is the brand's new performance hero and was unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Mercedes' tuning division takes aim at the Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

New-look Top Gear in turmoil video

Hosts Matt LeBlanc and Chris Evans are said to be at war.

Matt LeBlanc threatens to quit over spat with co-host Chris Evans, as viewer numbers slump to a record low.

customs & classics

A perfect Porsche racer restoration gallery

The Porsche 924 Carreras.

Porsche allows prized 36-year-old racer out of its museum to undergo a complete restoration.

Three-year Zephyr labour of love

Alan O'Hara and his 1971 Ford Mark IV Zephyr, he and his sons spent three years restoring the vehicle.

When Alan O'Hara first began work on his Mark IV Zephyr he assumed it was going to be a short fix. Three years later ...

Classic car replica turns heads video

Palestinian Munir Shindi, 36, drives a replica of a 1927 Mercedes Gazelle that he built from scratch, on a street in ...

Palestinian mechanic wowing them on the Gaza Strip with his home-built replica of a 1927 classic Mercedes-Benz.

Rare Porsche racer stored in attic

The Porsche 924 GTR racer that has come out of hiding in Japan to be auctioned in England.

This "ultimate" version of a 1981 Porsche 924 was built to race but never has.

quizzes

Quiz: Super behinds

Motoring quiz

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

How well have you been keeping up with all the latest motoring news?

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Are you a shining light?

Motorsport

Paddon starts steadily in Poland

Hayden Paddon gets sideways during the shakedown stage for WRC Rally Poland.

8:57 AM  Kiwi WRC ace seventh as latest WRC round opens with 2.5km super special stage on purpose-built track.

Kiwis leading Peking to Paris endurance rally

Timaru's Bruce and Harry Washington are leading the Peking to Paris Endurance Rally at the halfway stage.

Back to basics for Paddon video

A perfect Porsche racer restoration gallery

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Unhappy with car? Crush it!

It certainly got Dodge's attention - how angry owners hit out at the problematic Dodge Journey.

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