BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, releases a statement that he has decided not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's BBC contract with 'great regret'.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Honda Odyssey for a spin.
Nissan drives its unique glow-in-the-dark zero-emission Leaf on the luminous Smart Highway in Oss, Holland.
At 1000mph, Bloodhound Supersonic Car's solid aluminium wheels will be spinning at 10,200 rpm, that's rotating at 170 times per second.
Dramatic amateur video captures moment when Amtrak passenger train and a tractor trailer truck collided in North Carolina.
Porsche racing driver Brendon Hartley test drives the latest Porsche GT3 RS.
The full 6min 38sec clip of Kiwi driver Brendan Hartley showcasing the potential of the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
Auckland Council has appealed for submissions on how people would fund the city's transport network, with a toll road a popular suggestion.
Martin Cairns is a 22 year old who has failed his restricted driving test times.
A 92-year-old man smashes into 10 cars trying to get out of parking lot.
Youth activists in Russia put their bodies on the line to stop dangerous drivers.
Two people are dead after a massive pileup involving 100 vehicles on a bridge in South Korea. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Why jump a giant semi-truck over a speeding Formula 1 car? Well, why not?
Chinese stunt driver Han Yue has set a Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park.
Security camera footage is not that great as a disgruntled buyer pays car dealer $19,000 in coins for new car.
Kiwi racer Shane van Gisbergen talks about the excitement of driving in the 2014 Highlands 101 endurance race at Cromwell.
Raw footage of supercars racing in the 2013 Highlands 101 endurance race at Cromwell.
A clumsy driver's repeated attempts to back out of a parking space is caught on camera in China.
It is simply hard to believe that the motorist driving this car has survived this horror accident in Belgium.
Tom Hunt takes the new Lamborghini Huracan for a test drive around Wellington.
Practice has begun for Kiwi drift racer ''Mad Mike'' Whiddett, as he hit Ardmore Airport to simulate the 2014 Redbull Drift Shifters track.
A couple driving through Louisiana on Sunday capture the dramatic moment a train plows through a truck that was stuck over a level crossing, derailing two engines and over a dozen rail cars.
Ford's iconic Mustang goes on display at the Paris Motor Show ahead of its commercial launch in Europe next year.
Luxury brand Lamborghini presents its first hybrid car at the Paris Car Show, the Asterion, fuelled by battery in the city and reaching 320 kmh on the open road.
Tiny car jumps across drawbridge as it opens.
Fuel cell cars emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe and can operate on renewable hydrogen gas. The first of these green vehicles should be for sale to the public in 2015 - but how do they work?
Truck going 80kmh destroyed as it hits steel barrier designed to protect US embassies from suicide bombers.
San Remo Casino's newest valet gets a big surprise on his first day courtesy of Volvo.
Crash safety body hits out at Chinese car maker Great Wall for offering "inferior protection for occupants".
To survive one near miss is probably good luck, but to survive two is unbelievable good fortune. This Russian cyclist had a close shave in this instance.
The last ever Ford Falcon GT gets to meet its maker; the iconic Falcon XY GT.
The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic Easy Rider is to go under the hammer in California, and auctioneers predict it will make at least US$1m.
A driver decides the best way to avoid paying a traffic fine is to reverse his car off the back of a tow truck.
Australian performance operation announces it will build the world’s most powerful ute.
Unlucky motorist sees garage torn apart by a deadly tornado only moments after pulling out and driving directly into the danger.
Supercharged sedan set to rock the luxury car segment.
Raw road rage footage as Mickey Mouse, SpongeBob SquarePants and other cartoon characters beat up a driver.
Mum of motorcyclist releases video of his fatal crash as part of campaign to make other aware of the dangers on the road.
A man who became an internet sensation when he crashed his Bugatti Veyron into a lake has admitted the incident was an insurance fraud.
Dashcam footage shows a motorcyclist's standing landing on top of the car he or she rear-ended.
Trucker in US is being hailed as a hero after pulling a grandmother and a one-year-old from a flaming car wreck.
Don't trust other drivers? Then this is the perfect car for you.
Former banker Mike Newman, who is blind, pushes heavily modified Nissan GT-R to new speed records.
Jaguar finally finishing a planned 18 unit production run of lightweight E-types, 51 years after the first 12 were built.
A two-door car is driven along a highway in Kazakhstan with a live cow in the backseat .
Moviemakers get more than they bargained for as a crash stunt scene goes wrong in China.
Incredible dashcam footage shows the moment a mortar shell explodes on the road in front of a car near Donetsk, Ukraine.
Footage shows the risky manoeuvres involved while drifting around the streets of Hawke's Bay.
Jaguar promoted its new F-Type with the help of spotlights and helicopters in Auckland last night.
A shopper in Upper Hutt carts his repaired fridge in his car boot.
Ferrari has launched their 'California T' model in Auckland, and it could be all yours for NZ$413,888.
The coolest ride for the darkside. Star Wars and Hot Wheels join forces to create a Darth Vader inspired car.
The 2014 CRC Speedshow catered to motoring enthusiasts with a wide range of vehicles on display.
Featuring in this year's CRC Speedshow is the unveiling of Ferrari's 458 Speciale.
Car enthusiasts will converge at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds for the 2014 Speedshow.
A dashboard camera video of a Russian driver running over a fellow driver after an argument and escaping without paying attention to an injured man goes viral.
An Istanbul bus driver reads a book while driving passengers around the city.
A man puts his 1999 Holden Barina up for sale in a high end stylish advert.
Swedish stuntman "Al the jumper" leaps over a Lamborghini travelling at 130 kmh.
With 707 horsepower under the hood, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with the HEMI Hellcat engine is the fastest muscle car ever.
Motorsport legend Sir Stirling Moss talks Maseratis as the marque opens a major exhibition to mark its centenary.
Truck carrying an oversized I-beam with a dolly trailer tips over.
Footage from a handlebar camera of the moment a cyclist is tossed three metres in the air by a hit-and-run driver.
New BMW M4 shown drifting on the "ultimate racetrack".
Ford's most iconic nameplate is taken for a lap around the iconic circuit used for Australia's most famous motor race.
General Motors victims fund announcement was overshadowed by a new wave of recalls bringing the total number up to 29 million this year.
Raw footage of a crash in Thailand that cut a Lamborghini Gallardo supercar in half. The driver suffered only minor injuries.
Raw footage of a biker miraculously walking away unscathed after a car accident flipped him off his motorbike on a busy Florida intersection.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig gets down and dirty in the Australian outback with Jeep's new Trail Hawk.
Ford has developed a new type of airbag technology that enables more compact packaging and reduced weight.
Volkswagen shows off a brilliant way to communicate how risky it is to use mobile phones while driving.
A driver's response to a pinched park in central Wellington is caught on camera.
A collection of close calls, captured with Z Energy tankers' onboard cameras.
Subaru's new four-wheel record around the perilous Isle of Man TT course not as quick as a Kiwi's two-wheel time.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig checks out the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
Google aims to build a fleet of self-driving cars without steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals.
British brand's SUV will have a dramatically different body shape to other models.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig tries something different. The new Kia Soul.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig goes 'green' in a Lexus hybrid.
Raw footage of Sir Jack Brabham, Australia’s first Formula 1 world champion, who has died, aged 88.
High winds cause a truck to nearly roll over along a highway in the US.
General Motors will pay a US$35 m fine over the automaker's recall of faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
General Motors will pay a US$35m fine over the automaker's recall of faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
Rob Maetzig takes us on a cruise in a feature packed seven seater.
Rob Maetzig checks out the nifty three cylinder Ford Fiesta Sport.
A scooter rider falls into manhole after clipping a police car in Taiwan.
Raw footage of American tuner Hennessey testing the Australian-built Chevrolet SS.
A look inside Auckland's Joint Traffic Operations Centre (JTOC).
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is not one to shy away from trouble, with various comments offending lorry drivers, Americans and races.
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson apologises for using what sounds like a racist word.
The new Fiat Abarth 500 Essesse Cabriolet
Need a fire but got no lighter? This genius video shows you a new way to get a bonfire going in just seconds.
Ken Block auditions for Fifa World Cup with tyre frying football match against Brazilian star Neymar Jr.
Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.
Fairfax motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Kia for a drag at Meremere.
Dash cam footage captures the moment a cement truck rolls on its side and slams head-on into the vehicle filming the incident.