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What on earth is a Tesla? video

Tesla Model S: the thinking person's electric sports luxury thingy.

The electric car giant is driving Kiwis crazy with excitement. Here's what you need to know.

Tesla hits New Zealand

Model S is the car that established Tesla as an 'it' brand. Still doing stirling work.

Hold on tight: Tesla has arrived. Can Kiwi fans keep control?

Video: dodgy taxi dash video

Oncoming cars had the clear to go but fortunately didn't.

A Wellington taxi driver will be fired for a dash through an intersection at rush-hour.

Big bus changes for Qtown

Traffic congestion in Queenstown.

Two dollar bus rides and new routes and timetables could be available in Queenstown later this year as new Mayor Jim Boult pushes to improve the area's public transport.

'Chop shop' pair appeal

Toyotas were also seen as reliable for a chop shop.

Consistency was a byword in the thievery, judge says.

Lemons hit the road

The Shitbox Rally is returning to NZ for its second year.

Sixty "shitbox" cars set to leave Christchurch on a colourful convoy as part of the Shitbox Rally.

When parking is a struggle video

Driver struggling to park ends up ploughing into other car

A driver struggling to park their vehicle in China gets it all wrong just when it looked right.

Tesla mania hits NZ

Model S is the car that established Tesla as an 'it' brand. Still doing stirling work.

OPINION: I think Tesla is the carmaking equivalent of Apple and I don't mean that in a nice way.

Range Rover hints at sports car

Land Rover design chief Gerry McGovern has hinted that Range Rover could produce a conventional luxury car.

British brand looks to expand its portfolio beyond SUVs.

New entry in NZ's luxury car market

Infiniti Q50 is available with conventional powertrain or as a hybrid.

Nissan's luxury brand is being brought here. But not by Nissan.

Defensive driving course condition

Barry Fitzgerald's McLaren F1 crashed on the Queenstown-Glenorchy Rd at Closeburn on Saturday, December 3.

The Australian man who crashed a multi-million dollar McLaren supercar near Queenstown given diversion.

Qtown road 'will kill someone' video

A series of 8am traffic photos of SH6 and Tucker Beach intersection in Queenstown taken within nine minutes of each other.

NZTA will have blood on its hands if it doesn't change the dangerous intersection in Queenstown, residents say.

Minister not keen on drive video

A "tourist" driver on the wrong side of the road on the Crown Range in January 26.

Simon Bridges called "naive" as he rejects offer from Queenstown man to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.

Margot Robbie's late night ride video

Margot Robbie and the Nissan BladeGlider.

Wolf of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star helping spruik Nissan's electric car tech.

F1-inspired Aston Martins revealed gallery video

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Edition.

British sports car maker unveils limiited edition variants of its ageing Vantage coupe.

A precariously parked car video

A car is perched precariously on bricks in this unusual parking effort in China.

A Chinese motorist's bizarre parking effort is improvisation at its finest.

Geely eyes Lotus/Proton takeover

One-off Bond-style Evora Sport 410 was created by Lotus Exclusive.

Chinese giant set to snap up struggling Proton and Lotus.

Tourist charged with dangerous driving

Police charged a man after he passed a bus while a car approached from the other direction.

Canadian just missed an oncoming car after passing a bus in Southland.

Self-driving dilemma nears

Ford plans to have a fleet of self-driving taxis on the road in 2021.

How many people could self-driving cars kill before we would no longer tolerate them?

Inside McLaren's tech centre

A magnificent line up of McLarens outside the company's headquarters in Woking, England.

There's nothing on earth quite like the brand's British lair.

Another Audi SUV, as is the fashion

Audi calls Q2 an urban SUV. So yes, it's front-drive. But quattro is coming.

Think Audi SUVs are a bit staid? Maybe you'll like the fashion-forward Q2.

A connection to communities

Snipping the ribbon on the first section of the Kapiti Expressway is Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Te Ati Awa iwi ...

Opinion: The Kapiti Expressway, a project that started in an adversarial climate, is finishing with a strong degree of community buy-in.

'Scariest 15 minutes ever'

A motorist reported the driver of this campervan to police.

A campervan on the wrong side of the road in the Manawatu Gorge left those in the trailing car "terrified".

Car data a threat to privacy

A Honda Acura RLX equipped with autonomous vehicle technology slows to avoid a pedestrian in a sidewalk as it is ...

We delete data off phones and computers when we get rid of them, but is it time to think about what's stored on your car?

An 007-inspired Lotus gallery

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 honours iconic Esprit S1 made famous as the submarine car in the James Bond movie, The Spy ...

Lotus is paying homage to one of its most famous cars - just don't expect it to turn into a submarine.

Jaguars race around Boomrock video

The Jaguar Art of Performance tour stopped in at Boomrock race track on the Makara coast near Wellington this week

Jaguars prowl the Wellington coastline as they are put through their paces by customers new and old.

Not all Corollas are boring

Coolest Corolla ever? Certainly the least available. Toyota's hatch hit the WRC stage in 1997.

Want to get wild? Get a Corolla. No, really; look at these.

Singing in the rain

Zack, 10, and Jayde White, 8, with the Gemco car Zach raced on Sunday morning.

No amount of rain could stop the music and dance and art deco.

Fatal crash in Auckland

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash in Auckland in the early hours of Sunday morning.

One person is dead after a crash between two cars on Auckland's North-Western Motorway.

Alison Mau: Foreign driver toll video

Alison Mau: "We're told visiting drivers are responsible for only a few road deaths (there's still those 700 injuries) ...

OPINION: My friend was seriously injured by a visiting driver. Ministers just don't get it – until they too lose a loved one.

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