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Johnny Moore: ACC should penalise parents as harshly as motorcylists

OPINION: Ease off motorcyclists ACC and focus on the real accident threat - parents.

Man recovers beloved Holden Kingswood car by making citizen's arrest

Keith Millar took matters into his own hands to get his rare Holden Kingswood back.

Number of cycle helmet fines drops from 11,000 to 5500 in two years

Number of cyclists fined for not wearing a helmet has halved in two years, as police put focus elsewhere.

Eight shearing gang members injured in minivan crash near Gisborne

Van carrying eight-strong shearing gang hit tree near Gisborne

Airbus CEO sees 'flying car' prototype ready by end of year

The plane-maker's self-piloted flying car is an answer to congested cities and pollution.

Car wash bosses fight over new customers

Owners of neighbouring car wash businesses in China have clashed in a spectacular high pressure water fight.

Chargers for electric vehicles to be installed on Napier-Taupo Road

Drivers of electric cars will not have to worry about running out of steam on isolated highway

McLaren's Ferrari fighter set for Geneva debut

Next-gen active aerodynamics for Super Series coupe.

Police name cyclist who died in collision with truck in Gisborne

Death of Jason Houia has been referred to the coroner

Collecting everything from Matchbox cars to mini alcohol bottles a part of life for Michael

"People get singled out in life when you're born, it's something that's in you to collect and look after things."

F1 tech in Singapore's first hypercar, The Dendrobium

A fully electric revolution is headed to the Geneva Motor Show in the shape of Singapore's first-ever hypercar.

Ridiculous rides: Customised supercars in Japan

Epic gathering of supercars is spearheaded by a Murcielago customised with 24-carat gold.

Thieves make off with two rare Holdens from Waikato property

​The owner of two stolen Holden cars is desperate to get them back.

Reversing SUV hits and flips car

Pedal confusion is being blamed on a accident where an SUV reverses into a car and manages to flip it over.

Lower drink-driving limit effects felt on and off the road

Two years on since the drink-driving limit was cut, stats suggest roads are no safer.

Congestion has eased after crash caused delays out of capital

A crash near Wellington's Hobson St overbridge has been cleared and congestion has now eased.

Resident shocked to learn her home of 20 years 'no longer exists'

She's lived there for 20 years. But according to the NZTA, her home no longer exists.

What's really underneath the facelifted Ford Mustang?

Revamped V8, 10-speed gearbox and trick suspension for 2018 Mustang.

Brancatelli back on the track for historic GP

Retired Formula One racer comes to Taupo for Historic Grand Prix.

Alfa Romeo flies blind in Giulia record bid

 Can you beat an F1 lap record with your eyes closed? Apparently, yes.

Boat stuck under bridge on SH1 south of Waikanae

Truck carrying boat gets stuck under rail bridge on State Highway 1 in Waikanae.

Z-nails scattered on Marlborough highway could result in deaths or serious injuries, police warn

Nails scattered on a highway just outside Blenheim could cause a fatal crash, police warn.

Auckland's North Shore drivers complain of 'unfair' speeding tickets

Why do some parts of the country attract so many more speeding fines than others?

How to wash your car in 15 minutes

Go from grime to shine in no time at all with this guide.

George Michael's car becomes shrine

The late singer's Land Rover has been covered in flowers, messages and other tributes.

Police plan for 35 new cameras to snap speeding drivers in national expansion

Motorists face a crackdown as police plan a rollout of new cameras in speeding hotspots.

Snowplough driver run off road, falls 90-metre into canyon and survives

US driver lucky to be alive after surviving a 90-metre fall down a canyon when he was clipped by a truck.

Trump's new 'beast' limo to be revealed on inauguration day

Tear gas cannons, a shotgun, and even bottles of his blood type are all part of the new presidential car fleet.

Why was I driving 150kmh? Because of the kangaroos?

Motorist tells police he was driving at 150kmh because he was 'looking out for kangaroos'?

Takata to pay US$1 billion penalty over air bag defect

The Japanese air bag maker has pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing.

Thousands of new full driver's licence holders failed at least once previously, one failed 13 times

Nearly 10,000 Kiwis who got their full licence last year had previously failed - one of them, 13 times.

Holden confirms date for end of Australian Commodore production

On October 20 this year, Australian Commodore production finishes for good.

Campaigner: Transport Minister 'asleep at the wheel' over road safety reforms

Is our road safety strategy actually causing 'unnecessary deaths'?

Stars of the 2017 Detroit motor show

After years of show-stopping concept cars, big American brands were subdued this time around.

Takata said near $1.4 billion air-bag settlement with US

Criminal charges could be possible in Takata Corporation airbag recall.

Muriwai Rd roundabout construction causing problems

Problems with the construction of the Muriwai roundabout have already started.

US judge orders Volkswagen executive detained

A US judge ordered a Volkswagen executive charged to be held without bail pending trial.

Fiat Chrysler accused of diesel emissions cheating by US EPA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was accused of violating pollution laws for 104,000 diesel vehicles.

Nelson woman's two-wheeled adventures on the world's most challenging roads

A Nelson woman is still going full throttle on her "ageless, classless" motorcycle odyssey.

Roading crew reseals around abandoned car in Hamilton

Guys, we're on a tight schedule, let's just work around it.

Why lighter weight is a heavy matter for Holden's new Astra and Equinox

How new Holden models are benefiting from hi-tech weight-loss strategies.

Tiny Australian council's roads laying video racks up 14 million views

This tiny Australian council used a drone to show people - and the interest has been bigger than they ever imagined.

VW admits emissions cheating and cover-up, will pay US $4.3b

Volkswagen is pleading guilty to three criminal charges and will pay billions to the US for cheating emissions tests.

Union slams Transport Minister over diesel locos

Electric transport is good enough for the Transport Minister but not for KiwiRail, a union says.

So what makes an SUV a proper off-roader?

Sorting an SUV with really good off-road ability is not as complicated as you think, reports Damien O'Carroll.

Cars you probably didn't realise were mid-engined

 It's only old-school supercars that have their engines mid-mounted, right? Wrong. Consider this eclectic group.

Auckland resident furious about buses parking over driveway

Steve Green can't always rely on his driveway being clear - there's often a bus parked there.

Uber driver taken hostage by alleged bank robber

An Uber driver taken hostage by a bomb carrying bank robber live-streamed the ordeal on Facebook.

Volkswagen: Draft deal in scandal contains $6.1 billion in fines

Volkswagen in "advanced talks'' over a proposed settlement in its diesel emissions scandal.

Advocate hits out at continued abuse of disability car parks

Survey finds one-third of parkers wrongfully use accessible parks, with courier drivers the worst.
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