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Expressway takes its toll video

An aerial view of the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway.

It once was a busy section of State Highway 1 north of Wellington, but now it's "quite eerie".

Audi reimagines turn signal video

Audi equips the light fantastic.

Audi's OLED turn signal concept could be mistaken for a swarm of bees.

Top Porsche racing tech on the street video

The mode switch on the steering wheel of the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Porsche has revealed their top five technologies that made the incredible transition from the racetrack to the street.

SH2 flowing freely after crash

Traffic is backed up from Melling to Major Drive after a crash on State Highway 2 this morning. (File Photo)

Traffic flowing freely after a crash earlier this morning.

500 years work jammed into two

Construction progresses on Toyota's new North American headquarters complex in Plano, Texas.

Toyota's monster new headquarters in the US is considered a modern marvel.

Driverless vehicles getting closer

The South Australian Government has committed funds towards driverless  passenger shuttle and cargo transfer services at ...

Passenger shuttles and cargo transfer services are set to go driverless in South Australia.

GPS causing truck crashes

The scene of one of the major truck and trailer units in Ponca, Arkansas, earlier in 2017.

A series of major truck crashes in a small US town is being blamed on GPS systems.

Car rolling tourist won't be charged

A car rolled outside Queenstown Primary School on Robins Rd on Wednesday.

A man who rolled his rental car while reportedly travelling at 15kmh will likely be given a warning.

McLaren's 'hyper-GT' successor

McLaren has offered a further glimpse to the spiritual successor to its original F1 road car.

McLaren has previewed the styling of its upcoming, range-topping "Special Operations" model.

Daimler under investigation

German prosecutors are investigating Daimler AG over claims the company may have manipulated its diesel engines to cheat ...

Daimler AG employees are being investigated over diesel-manipulation allegations

How F1 drivers prepare

Formula One drivers like Lewis Hamilton get put through rigorous training programmes to prepare for racing.

Cardio, weightlifting and acclimatisation to extremes are all part of training for drivers like Lewis Hamilton.

Highlander gets a taste of Lexus

The "nose ring" grille has gone. But the big change for Highlander is under the bonnet. This is the entry GX model.

Smooth new engine and transmission will make for sweet ride to the ski field.

Aston Martin lines up the Vs

The Aston Martin Valkyrie on display at the 2017 Geneva auto show.

Aston Martin is set to continue its run of V initialed vehicles but its not saying what's coming after the Valkyrie.

SUV rises above the traffic video

Is this a great way to deal with our traffic woes?

This elevating car can drive over traffic.

Vanquish S leads NZ drive

The Aston Martin Vanquish S is unveiled in Auckland.

Aston Martin signals the start of a new push in the NZ luxury car market with the arrival of the Vanquish S.

Elderly need driving rules refresh

Marlborough Road Safety Council president Nigel Perry would like to see more senior drivers spend time with a driving ...

Road safety campaigner wants older NZ drivers to brush up on road rules with an instructor before renewing their licence.

'Satnav' turns off parts of brain

It appears using satnavs effectively switches off parts of the brain that would otherwise be utilised to simulate ...

It appears the use of satellite navigation makes us worse at finding the way alone.

For a better Korean small car, you might go to Rio

New Kia Rio shares platform and powertrain with Hyundai i20. But it's also very different.

Kia is the junior sibling of Hyundai in a global sense, but it's outdone big brother when it comes to superminis. By Damien O'Carroll.

Bruce McLaren's new honour

Kiwi Bruce McLaren joins the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum in the US.

The Kiwi motorsport legend is voted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

The 7 worst Ferraris

Ferrari's 348 was not a high point for the brand.

It's Ferrari's 70th anniversary, but not all horses prance the way they should.

Nissan inspired by Cuba, US and Japan

Nissan's new design chief Alfonso Albaisa draws on his Cuban-American roots and Japanese artworks for inspiration. Car ...

The Japanese company's design chief draws on his cultural inspiration as car makers increasingly focus on design.

Tourist 'drove on wrong side'

Senior Sergeant Paula Enoka said the campervan "was on the wrong side of the road" and hit another vehicle turning onto ...

Police charge tourist after he allegedly drove campervan on the wrong side of road, clipping vehicle.

People scared of self driving cars: BMW

BMW believes the biggest issue with driverless cars is people's acceptance of the technology.

Would you trust a car without a driver? The German giant says public acceptance will be a big hurdle.

Lotus puts Elise on a diet

Lotus Elise Sprint 220.

Boutique British brand updates its lightweight roadster range.

How Audi hinted at the R8

RSQ was just one of a multitude of carefully featured Audis in the Will Smith movie I, Robot.

 Audi's first mid-engined supercar shouldn't have been a surprise. It had been throwing out hints for 15 years.

Sun still shining on $850m road video

Water carts spray water on the Transmission Gully motorway dirt tracks to keep them damp and keep on top of dust. Photo: ...

The worst summer in 30 years has only caused minor delays on Transmission Gully motorway progress.

Trampoline on the move video

If you saw a moving trampoline along Auckland's northern motorway on Sunday, you're not alone.

If you saw a moving trampoline along Auckland's northern motorway, you're not alone.

Bricks off truck crush car video

Bricks on the slide off the back of a truck in China are about to crush the silver car.

 A motorist may never want to make late lane changes ever again after his vehicle is buried under tonnes of bricks.

Concept car pushes boundaries

The Shell Eco Car.

Heres' a car that challenges everything - size, weight, cost, and energy use.

Hyundai i20's safety falls short

Hyundai's i20 undergoes frontal offset crash test in its EuroNcap test.

There was good and bad news for Hyundai in the latest Ancap safety ratings.

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