If you really do have to drive in a heavy rainstorm, there are a few things you need to keep in mind.
Four-year-old boy in one of three vehicles carjacked by a man during a dramatic high speed chase in the US.
AARON LEAMAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsConflicting speed limit signs in an area of Hamilton appear to have been the work of a trickster.
Dozens of Formula One fanatics have their own Grand Prix machine for special occasions.
Christchurch motorists face big traffic jams this winter as the roading network struggles to cope with post-quake travel patterns.
A new cycling safety video is pedalling an interesting road to get noticed.
Volvo is looking at using magnets in a bid to create an autonomous car.
Why are there never any patrol cars in suburban streets? Are cameras meant to be doing all their work?
Son, 9, of man killed by a Chinese driver pleads for law to ensure tourists pass NZ driving test.
You might have to reverse 3km if you meet someone coming the other way on this road.
New third-generation Mazda3, which has just been launched in NZ, looks capable of filling some very big shoes.
New Zealand's used import vehicle trade is on a roll - and the new vehicle industry is moaning about it.
US investigation of a deadly defect in some General Motors cars has been widened.
Andrew Stewart may have failed high school art but he has just won an international graphic design competition for a drift car.
A love of the outdoors means NZers have different car tastes to the rest of the world, MTA says.
Driver walks away from horror smash
Stu Lawton kept pushing for more speed. Then he put his self-built roll cage to the test.
Elite rally drivers saved by a bottle of beer when their car overheated on the last day of a Mexican rally.
Japanese carmaker creates sensational viral video inspired by Ken Block's Gymkhana series.
Opponents of the proposed Basin Reserve Flyover have revealed details of their alternative plans.
William Clay Ford, owner of the NFL Detroit Lions and last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, has died.
Audi, BMW and Mazda will fight it out for the World Car of the Year award.
Rural children are driving illegally because law changes have made it too hard to get licences.
Our pick of the best American-powered British cars.
Slick new cars are coming thick and fast from Mazda and this is the newest and smallest.
Loved by bushwhackers, cowboys and daily commuters the world over, the pickup truck or ute has been around for 80 years.
Yamaha's R6 remains good enough to beat the world on the track and charm road riders in the showroom, even after four years on the market.
BMW is about to introduce a brand-new coupe which will be powered by its most powerful six cylinder petrol engine yet.
A Seat Leon Cupra 280 has smashed the Nurburgring lap record for a front-wheel drive car.
ALAN BALDWIN - ReutersMcLaren boss Ron Dennis sang the praises of his Formula One driver line-up and detected echoes of Ayrton Senna in Jenson Button's relationship with the team.
BMW reveals its fifth SUV model, the X4.
Alfa Romeo and McLaren have popped the tops off their newest sports cars.
Road-safety group asks a parliamentary select committee to recommend a lower drink-driving limit for motorcyclists.
Car makers are increasingly turning to bright colours and pastels to tempt buyers to small cars.
To Denis Adlam his 1939 Citroen Traction Avant Light 12 is more than just a car.
Woman never ticketed before fined for parking centimetres over line in near-empty car park.
Amphibious Quadski created by a NZ-born entrepreneur gets the Top Gear stamp of approval.
Infiniti to take on the German performance divisions at their own game.
Kiwi Brendon Hartley has been teamed with Australian F1 great Mark Webber in Porsche's state-of-the-art entry for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours race.
Hot Honda Civic hatch targets turbocharged rivals.
Maserati unveils its answer to the Jaguar F-Type in Geneva.
Tech giant announces car infotainment and technology plans at Geneva motor show.
Third-generation Audi TT coupe carries even more style, tech and performance.
The first two of eight classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole have been recovered at the US National Corvette Museum.
The Kapiti Coast Expressway will help prevent future crashes at a deadly corner, a coroner has said.
Ordinary family five-door hatch gazumps supercars and micro EVs to win a prestigious car awards.
A Christchurch family received five fines after driving between 55kmh to 59kmh in 50kmh zones.
New car registrations continue to accelerate, after a fifth consecutive month of record-breaking sales in February.
Italian brand gives its the hot hatches an overhaul.
Compact Volkswagen SUV points to upcoming production model due in 2017.
The supercar to hypercar step has been taken further with Koenigsegg now claiming the world's first megacar.