An oldie but still quite a goodie video

Look familiar? It should. Giulietta has been around since 2010.

The Giulietta Veloce is ancient in car terms. But might it be an ancient treasure?

Auckland traffic's voice of reason

Aucklanders who drive to work spend four working weeks stuck in traffic every year, according to data from GPS ...

Local elections are this year, and the debate over traffic is heating up.

Jaguar EV takes top award video

Jaguar's design director Ian Callum says designing Jaguars is "the best job in the world"

The Jaguar I-Pace has taken an historic triple win in the World Car Awards.

A long wait for new Havals video

The F7 is largely the same size as the H6 we get here, but gets way more tech.

Despite pumping out fresh product, the brand promising ‘have it all’ has nothing new for us until 2021.

Noise pollution could be solved by EVs video

Nissan closed off a street to measure the noise difference in combustion-engined vehicles and EVs.

Urban noise easily exceeds recommended WHO levels. But maybe not if we all drove EVs.

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Kiwi EV buyer's guide video

You might want an EV, but would one really suit your motoring needs? That is the first - and most important - question.

The jargon and hype (both good and bad) surrounding EVs can be confusing. Let us help you with that.

Great Wall's big hydrogen dreams video

Ora is GWMs all-electric sub-brand, so the hydrogen R&D centre is at its assembly plant.

Powerhouse Chinese car brand Great Wall Motors has put its resources into using the smallest and most abundant particle in the universe to drive its future.

Jeep is back in the Ute game video

While the Gladiator will eventually come with diesel engine, it is just a petrol V6 for now.

A first drive of Jeep's new ute shows it to be as impressive on-road as it is off it.

Five facts about the VW Golf video

VW sold a lot of Beetles. But it has sold almost twice as many Golfs.

The VW Golf may not have exactly replaced the Beetle like it was supposed to, but has sold a lot more in its 45 years of production.

Sunday Drive: Audi RS5 Sportback video

Audi RS5 Sportback

Audi is busily adding RS models to its SUV range, but does this mean cars like this RS5 are under threat?

Dunedin leads kiwi EV uptake video

Dunedin leads New Zealand's electric uptake with the highest number of EVs per head of population.

A new study has revealed that Dunedin has the highest number of electric vehicles per head of population in New Zealand.

Sporting life still important to Mazda video

Car enthusiasts relax: in a world of high-riding crossovers, Mazda is still committed to the MX-5.

Anachronism or awesome? No prizes for guessing which we think the retro-inspired, rear-drive MX-5 sports car is.

Are we over cars? video

Are soulless autonomous pods our ultimate transportation future?

Does the car as we know it have a future in a world of autonomous vehicles and e-scooters?

Shush: it's an electric Range Rover video

Full-size Range Rover (left) and Sport (right) are different models. But PHEV powertrain is the same in both.

Silent electric running makes a luxury Range Rover even more appealing.

Silly car question #50: should I buy or lease my next vehicle? video

Leasing is pretty simple - pay a set fee to use a vehicle for an agreed length of time., then give it back and walk away.

 Buying or leasing? Which would work better for you? We look at the options.

Two doors maybe, but no V8 for Jeep ute video

A fantastic 2-door retro Gladiator is not impossible, just highly unlikely.

Jeep hasn't discounted creating a more versatile, single-cab version of its new Gladiator ute, but a hot V8 is out.

Cool Jeep concepts for Easter Safari video

JT Scrambler goes big on retro 1980s colour scheme.

Jeep's new Gladiator ute - destined for New Zealand next year - heads up Jeep's annual trip to the wild side for its Easter Safari in Utah.

news

$15 to drive 'Crookedest Street' video

Lombard Street is known for the one-way block on Russian Hill where 8 sharp turns make it the most crooked street in the ...

San Francisco may start charging drivers to use world-famous Lombard Street.

Great Wall's big hydrogen dreams video

Powerhouse Chinese car brand Great Wall Motors has put its resources into using the smallest and most abundant particle in the universe to drive its future.

Fears for US Porsche collection

Dunedin leads kiwi EV uptake video

Trends in SUVs and Vans

Ford's local electric charge video

The all-new Escape is based on the same platform as the Focus and will be sold here in petrol, diesel and PHEV forms.

Ford New Zealand has confirmed that a plug-in hybrid version of the all-new Escape will come here, and it won't be the company's only electrified offering.

Return of an old friend to Kiwi van market video

The mighty Mitsubishi L300. It's an old favourite that's set to make a comeback.

It's a Kiwi-van reboot rivalry: new L300 versus new Hiace.

Holden seeks fair suck of SUV sav video

Equinox competes in largest category in NZ. But not enough people equate Holden with SUV, says the company.

SUV UPDATE SPECIAL: Aussie brand admits it failed to respond to the SUV craze quickly enough. How will it fix that - and how are other brands doing?

Are there any real off-roaders left? video

Land Rover Discovery SVX: you can have a lot of fun without being silly.

SUV UPDATE SPECIAL: Some SUVs can still rough it. But only some.

lifestyle vehicles

Jeep is back in the Ute game video

While the Gladiator will eventually come with diesel engine, it is just a petrol V6 for now.

A first drive of Jeep's new ute shows it to be as impressive on-road as it is off it.

A century of fixing cars

Neil Stanners with his 1961 Ford Prefect and brother Keith Stanners with his 1932 Model A truck.

The Stanners family has kept Eltham's cars on the road for the last 100 years.

Shush: it's an electric Range Rover video

Full-size Range Rover (left) and Sport (right) are different models. But PHEV powertrain is the same in both.

Silent electric running makes a luxury Range Rover even more appealing.

Two doors maybe, but no V8 for Jeep ute video

A fantastic 2-door retro Gladiator is not impossible, just highly unlikely.

Jeep hasn't discounted creating a more versatile, single-cab version of its new Gladiator ute, but a hot V8 is out.

road tests

Jeep is back in the Ute game video

While the Gladiator will eventually come with diesel engine, it is just a petrol V6 for now.

A first drive of Jeep's new ute shows it to be as impressive on-road as it is off it.

Sunday Drive: Audi RS5 Sportback video

Audi RS5 Sportback

Audi is busily adding RS models to its SUV range, but does this mean cars like this RS5 are under threat?

Sporting life still important to Mazda video

Car enthusiasts relax: in a world of high-riding crossovers, Mazda is still committed to the MX-5.

Anachronism or awesome? No prizes for guessing which we think the retro-inspired, rear-drive MX-5 sports car is.

Shush: it's an electric Range Rover video

Full-size Range Rover (left) and Sport (right) are different models. But PHEV powertrain is the same in both.

Silent electric running makes a luxury Range Rover even more appealing.

bikes

Red Knights hit the highway

Bluff Red Knight Motorcycle club members and firefighters Mike Haines, Rangi Goodman, Terry Osborne and Grey Russel ...

New Zealand's southern most branch of the Red Knights motorcycle club have departed from Bluff on a two week journey to Cape Reinga and back.

'Left-field' honour for Affleck

The Late Wayne Affleck was honoured with the introduction of the Affleck Maverick Trophy at the 2019 Burt Munro Trophy ...

Kevin Kinghan has been awarded the inaugural Affleck Maverick Trophy at the 2019 Burt Munro Trophy prizegiving.

'Burt' retains its appeal video

Nelson based rider Jonny Lewis has attended five Burt Munro's, and is the south with his family, wife Lauren, and ...

"I've got to be honest, I don't know if we would have come to Invercargill if it wasn't for the Burt Munro ... we love the place now."

The Spirit of Munro rides on gallery video

Lee Munro gets ready to ride the Spirit of Munro bike at Oreti Beach during the Burt Munro Challenge on Friday.

Spectators donned denim and leather instead of togs and jandles at Oreti Beach on Friday.

shows

The best investment cars video

The wild looking Lamborghini Veneno led the appreciators, almost tripling in value since its 2013 debut at Geneva.

Think cars aren't a good investment? It all depends on how much you spend and how many are built. Or if it's a small Porsche.

Supercars of the Geneva show video

Pininfarina will only make 150 Battistas and they will cost more than $3 million each.

We all love a good supercar and this year's Geneva show was absolutely packed with them.

The world's most expensive car video

Bugatti says the La Voiture Noire is a "reminiscence" of the Type 57C Atlantic.

Bugatti has unveiled the world's most expensive new car, but don't get too excited - it has already sold for NZ$27.8 million!

Motorheads share dreams

Kids take a train ride of sorts around the Morrinsville Motorama.

After rain washed out last year's event, the Morrinsville Motorama has returned in style.

customs & classics

Old skills in front of young eyes gallery

Hilton Digby, left, and Vern Jensen demonstrate the wood bending process in the making of wooden wheels for a Model T ...

Skilled craftsmen gather to show how it was done in pioneer times.

Cool Jeep concepts for Easter Safari video

JT Scrambler goes big on retro 1980s colour scheme.

Jeep's new Gladiator ute - destined for New Zealand next year - heads up Jeep's annual trip to the wild side for its Easter Safari in Utah.

The Mercedes Mr. Bean bought twice video

Atkinson bought the 500 E new in 1991 before selling it four years later. He then bought it back again in 2017 because ...

Comedy legend Rowan Atkinson is selling a car he liked so much he bought it twice.

The company that turns old cars into collectibles video

The Speedback Silverstone Edition goes a step further than the 'standard' GT, upping the power, luxury and cost.

Fancy a GT with classic looks and modern conveniences? David Brown Automotive can help you there, but it will cost you.

quizzes

Where is your new car built?

The Toyota Camry Atara SX which is sold new in New Zealand. But do you know where it is actually built?

The geographical net has to be cast worldwide to find out where NZ's new cars are built.

Quiz: Super behinds

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Motorsport

McLaughlin shows off kart

Scott McLaughlin will racing in Hamilton this weekend, the city where he grew up.

Scott McLaughlin is looking forward to returning to where it all started for him in motorsport.

Mixed emotions for Dixon video

Kiwi shows his class as he charges to podium after refuelling disaster in final pitstop.

Hamilton wins sixth China GP

Coulthard wins in Kiwi quinella

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An oldie but still quite a goodie

The Giulietta Veloce is ancient in car terms. But might it be an ancient treasure?

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