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Cop has to chase down his car video

A police officer in the US chases is runaway patrol vehicle.

A police officer in the US found himself in hot pursuit of his own patrol car after failing to put the handbrake on.

New efficient Jaguar engine

2018 Jaguar F-Pace.

British car maker adds reveals new efficient petrol engine.

Electric Aston Martin confirmed

The Aston Martin RapidE, the British brand's first electric car, will enter production in 2019.

British brand's first electric car will be limited edition sedan.

Cyclist's dangerous dog rescue bid video

The spooked dog emerges unscathed from behind a car after being run over.

A cyclist has risked her life to chase a stranger's spooked dog through dangerous traffic in Mexico City.

Wild Paddon ride doesn't leave the building

Sorry about the slight blurring - but these virtual figures of Kiwis Hayden Paddon (right) and his co-driver John ...

NZ rally ace Hayden Paddon almost makes three Kiwi motoring journalists car-sick - all at once.

Corvette can be a muscle wagon video

The Callaway Corvette SC757 Z06 has a 757-horsepower V8 engine.

Yes, there is such a thing as a Chevrolet Corvette stationwagon.

Highway night closures

State Highway 62 will be closed between Jacksons Rd and the SH1 intersection so contractors can carry out pavement ...

Shutdown scheduled for construction of Spring Creek roundabout.

Shop around for manual instructors

Three to choose from: The one on the left is the clutch that you need to use to change gears in a vehicle with a manual ...

Any difficulty in finding driving instructors for manual vehicles is simply seen as a case of supply and demand.

Park 'n riders park out Aucklanders

Tennyson Ave in Takapuna is full of workers' cars each day, which leaves nowhere for residents to park.

One North Shore resident resorts to road cones to stop commuters blocking the way.

Luxury car brands that failed to fire

Ford thought Merkur sounded vaguely German. Americans thought it sounded vaguely silly.

Not every run-of-the-mill carmaker can create a Lexus. But many have tried.

'New' 1957 Jaguar worth $1.76m

Essentially a D-Type racer for the road, XKSS is one of the world's rarest cars. But a little less rare now.

The rebooted XKSS is the first to be completed of a production run of just nine cars.

Camaro lowers its best

At 7:16.04, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is the fastest Camaro to ever lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

Chevrolet's ZL1 1LE has slashed 13 seconds off the best time for a Camaro around Germany's famed Nurburging circuit.

Is learning to drive a manual pointless?

It can seem daunting, but learning to drive manual gives you essential skills that you can take to your automatic.

OPINION: If you're never going to own a manual car, why learn to drive one? There are compelling reasons.

Delays ease on SH2

Traffic is heavy northbound on SH2 out of Wellington.

Traffic flow has returned to normal around Upper Hutt after two earlier crashes.

Tunnel to temporarily close

Awakino Tunnel on SH3 will be closed on Sunday night for repair work.

Travel plans may be disrupted for road works in and around Awakino tunnel.

Ferrari V8 still the best

The Ferrari V8 which has been named International Engine of the Year.

All-conquering 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 successfully retains coveted award.

Bloodhound SSC to begin speed tests video

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 24:  The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car is displayed at Downing Street on June 24, 2013 in London, ...

A date has been set for the supersonic Bloodhound to undertake its first public speed tests.

Koreans top new car quality survey

Kia has proved its new vehicle quality survey victory in 2016 was no fluke.

Kia has claimed the top spot in a US survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year.

Honda teases new Accord

Honda has teased its upcoming 10th generation Accord sedan via a design sketch.

Japanese brand prepares to reveal all-new family sedan.

Monster McLaren gathering

Bruce McLaren racing a McLaren-Ford M7A in 1968.

A British tribute to Kiwi motor-racing icon Bruce McLaren is set to feature the largest ever gathering of the marque's road cars.

More Civic Type R variants coming video

Honda Civic Type R during its record run on Nurburgring.

Hot Honda not in NZ yet and already Japanese brand wants to capitalise on the returning hatch's potential success.

Pedestrian killed in Wellington

Police have closed Pouto Road south of Dargaville after a fatal crash.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the death of a 79-year-old.

Kiwi prices, spec for Spanish Seat SUV

Seat Ateca SUV is based on same platform as VW Tiguan; it's shorter and sportier, though.

New but strangely familiar SUV will be launched in NZ in September.

Death on scenic road predicted

A section of the Marlborough Sounds road.

It was an accident waiting to happen, and an accident Marlborough's council had been warned about.

Hit and run

Police say the driver fled the scene after the crash.

Police are speaking to a person of interest after a car fled the scene where a woman was seriously injured.

Delays ease after crash

Traffic is congested for motorists leaving Wellington City on SH1.

Northbound lane of SH1 near Johnsonville was closed briefly by crash.

Hamilton's traffic 'choke points'

Hamilton City Council can't put off improving some of the city's worst areas for traffic, councillor Dave Macpherson ...

Congestion needs urgent attention, councillor says.

Fast car comes home

Ernie Caske, 94, has been reunited with the Speedway Midget Car he built in 1946 - 71 years ago.

A 94-year-old Manawatu man has been reunited with the speedy car he built in 1946.  

Lambo shines at Transformers premiere gallery video

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI -  View of a Lamborghini Centenario coupe before the premiere of the film ...

Italian supercar maker Lamborghini muscles in for a share of the spotlight with the human stars at the London premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight.

Time to deal with drug-driving

In the UK, drug testing can take place at a police station without the need for a doctor. New Zealand is some way behind ...

OPINION: The battle against drink-driving is steadily being conquered, but we still need to get drug-addled deadbeats off the road.

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