Pork Pie production company selling Mini to meet deadline

It might not be the biggest car, but it'll get you to Invercargill.

Driver chases runaway car on motorway

A mid motorway chat decision has resulted in a bizarre chase on foot for the driver of a runaway car.

AA wants same safety features on cars in NZ as those sold overseas

Automobile Association points the "we deserve better" finger at Toyota over missing safety features on a model being sold in NZ.

How fast was the Chevrolet Camaro ZR1's Nurburgring lap

Chevrolet trumpets 2017 Camaro ZL1's fast lap of Nurburgring but how does it compare with others?

Speed limit to be permanently reduced to 60kmh in Kaiwaka

Talks are also underway to extend the 80kmh speed limit to Puhoi.

Lexus stays in comfort zone for its new Paris show model

Extreme looking seat-design from the Japanese luxury maker should be much more comfortable than it looks.

New CX-9 completes Mazda's product blitz

The roll-out of Mazda's Skyactiv technology has come full circle with an all-new CX-9. But the innovation won't stop there.

The five most fun-filled cars you can buy

No supercars allowed in this handful of cars that make driving on a winding road a pure joy.

Young Gore truckie takes out top prize

More than 12 hours of polishing and five cans of tyre shine is what you need to take out the title of King Rig, a young truckie has learned.

Invercargill Truck Parade thrills

Trucks with loads of concrete, logs, older trucks, and even portaloos delight crowds of onlookers.

Labour Weekend road toll stands at one so far as police urge caution

Fatal crash in Pokeno, south of Auckland, puts official Labour Weekend road toll at one.

Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg to US GP pole

Lewis Hamilton has edged Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg to pole position for the US Grand Prix.

Congestion eases after motorway crash casues traffic chaos north of Wellington

Wellington motorway returns to normal after crash causes traffic chaos for holidaymakers.

Uber drivers pick up passengers in new Ford Mustangs, deliver to meet All Blacks

Uber passengers can be picked up in new Ford Mustangs and delivered to meet All Blacks today.

Abarth 124 Spider still has the X-factor

Abarth's new roadster succeeds in offering a very different driving experience to the Mazda MX-5 on which it's based.

Exploding tyre destroys SUV

Driver suffers broken leg as an exploding tyre destroys his SUV.

Council backtracks on decision to install traffic lights at Wellington's most puzzling intersection

Wellington's most baffling intersection won't get traffic lights, after council U-turn.

Napier car dealer told to pay up after selling dodgy vehicle

A Napier dealer sold a faulty car to a German tourist. It lasted just 20 days.

Ken Block tackling Pikes Peak in wild Hoonicorn Mustang

Gymkhana is morphing into Climbkhana for US speed demon Ken Block.

'Buy Now' button on phone secures 1964 Aston Martin DB5 for NZ$1.4m

A man has hit the "buy now" button on his phone to pay NZ$1.4m for a classic car in what is being touted as the largest known in-app purchase ever.

BMW crashes into basketball practice

A BMW has gate crashed a basketball stadium in China narrowly missing a player practising three-point shots.

Roaming the Moto Guzzi V9's low-tech world

Moto Guzzi's new V9 Roamer is retro-by-necessity - and all the more appealing for that.

Classic car enthusiast to sell collection of 30 rare, vintage marques at auction

Classic car collection that would make a superspy envious go up for auction.

London insists on English requirement for private hire drivers

London's battle with Uber intensives as transport bosses impose English language requirement for drivers.

Cop nearly hit as motorist slams into parked patrol car

Speeding ute slams into parked police car narrowly missing officer who had been helping stranded motorists.

Aussie driver carts everything including the washing machine

Josh Von Loeben couldn't quite believe what was stuffed in a car travelling down a highway in Australia.

Five weird and unsuccessful Ford Falcons you might like to collect

Forget about the real classics, we reckon the oddball Falcons are the ones worth keeping.

Mother welcomes demise of bridge where her son died in fatal crash

A mother wouldn't cross it after her son, one of seven victims, was killed there. Now no-one will.

There's a case for the Chevrolet Tahoe in Holden's SUV family

It's a shame that none of Holden new SUV models being sourced from all over the globe will be based on the Chevrolet Tahoe.

Preserved classic cars honoured with awards

A 1952 Ferrari is the latest classic car to be honoured with a worldwide preservation award.

MoT survey shows surge in public support for 110kmh open road speed limit

A growing number of Kiwis are calling for the speed limit to be raised.

Another year of road works for Christchurch's busy Riccarton Road

New bus lanes and water pipes for Riccarton Rd will take until October 2017 to complete.

Waimate 50 passenger meets the age of eligibility by days

If Kennedy Brown-Innes had been born three days later, she would have missed out on her dream to be in 2016 Waimate 50.

Video reveals contender for Wellington's worst piece of driving

Police vow to follow up with driver after posting alarming video footage.

Manfeild to host classic Mustangs in historic muscle car gathering

Some historic muscle cars are bound for Manfeild in Feilding.

Elton Goonan in petrolhead heaven as Hampton Downs track manager

Motorsport has helped Elton Goonan travel the world but the boy from Hikutaia, near Paeroa is back home and doing what many people would consider a dream job.

Petrol threatens $2 a litre mark after third price increase in a week

The cost of filling up the car is nearing a psychological level as global oil prices rise.

Ford NZ's new SUV is something starting with 'E'

Forget about Kuga: Ford NZ's updated medium-SUV will be called Escape from December.

Mum charged after filming 7-year-old son driving

An woman in the US is facing child neglect charges after letting her 7-year-old son drive her car.

BMW reveals Mini Countryman hybrid

Mini's first foray into the hybrid market, the second-generation Countryman, set for sale in 2017.

Problem intersection requires better safety measures

A blind corner and speed increase risk at the intersection of State Highway 1 and 29.

Little bit of Camry, little bit of HSV in every right-hand-drive Ram truck

We take a peek inside the Australian factory that makes RHD Ram trucks for NZ. Just don't call it a ''conversion''.

How Apple backed away from a titanic carmaking plan

Apple has drastically scaled back its automotive ambitions according to people familiar with the project.

'It got away on me' - driver tells of surviving 167kmh crash during Targa Rally

Kim McLeod crashed in the best place possible - a paddock owned by a paramedic.

Inside the NZ government's preparation for driverless cars

The Minister for Transport loves to talk up new technology. But the ministry is a bit more timid.

Honda Civic RS Turbo is tasty treat before main course

It seems such a shame that the new Honda Civic is a sedan.

Vehicles crash into ponds

Pedal confusion and a shoelace are being blamed for these two dramatic crashes of vehicles in ponds.

Dominic hoping it's 'Storey' time in Hampton Downs, Highlands 101 enduros

Kiwi Dominic Storey's motorsport dreams rekindled with drive in Aussie endurance series that's about to hit NZ's shores.

Marlborough truck drivers get tips on emergency braking at Base Woodbourne

South of Kaikoura, trucks roll over all the time. Drivers will have more respect for corners after this.

The five coolest Soviet-era cars

Some Eastern European cars really rocked. No, truly.
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