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McLaren toys with pushing cars

The McLaren 570S push car.

McLaren is pushing itself into a small new market.

Caution: silly road names ahead

The Poplar Ave interchange on the Kapiti Expressway, in the middle of the shot. Hugging the hills is the old highway, ...

Not everyone took Kapiti's $100,000 consultation project entirely seriously.

Candidates agree SH22 needs work

State Highway 22, near the Pukekohe Golf Club, is a notoriously dangerous stretch of road.

Hunua's General Election candidates have weighed in on what they want to see happen with State Highway 22.

Conor McGregor's car collection video

Conor McGregor stands alongside one of his Rolls-Royces.

When it comes to lavish lifestyles, Conor McGregor knows how to flaunt his wealth.

How do I back a trailer?

After a little bit of too-ing and fro-ing, you're there.

Backing a trailer is all to do with 6 o'clock.

Warden's unwise park for a curry

This Parking Enforcement Services officer was photographed after parking his work vehicle in a disability space in ...

Christchurch parking warden snapped with work car in mobility space while getting food.

Big EV range boost predicted video

Tesla electric cars are recharged at Science Park in Hong Kong, China June 3, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

New battery tech from Sweden could boost the range of electric vehicles like the Tesla Model 3 past 800km.

How not to parallel park video

A motorists mounts kerbing in New York City after cutting off another vehicle in a quick bid to grab a parallel park.

A motorist's dash for a parallel park in New York has stunned a passing cyclist.

Train crash victim's ordeal video

Marree Sylva, a train crash survivor, wants other to learn from her crash.

Marree Sylva was on a trip to McDonald's when her car ended up on train lines and she was hit by a freight train.

Wellington crash cleared

The crash near Aotea Quay, Wellington, on State Highway 1.

No injuries in Wellington motorway crash.

Hypercar price hit predicted video

The 2010 CCXR Koenigsegg Trevita previously owned by boxer Floyd Mayweather that is headed to auction in the US.

A hypercar previously owned by boxer Floyd Mayweather is predicted to sell at auction for about NZ$2.5m less than he paid for it.

Truck causes traffic jam

A truck has wedged itself on SH1, north of Wellington.

Truck wedged at notorious SH1 intersection heading south to Wellington.

Timely release from Porsche

The 911 GT2 RS Chronograph is the first watch to have movement designed by Porsche.

New timepiece has an engine that's pure Porsche.

Hot hatch still in limbo

The 2018 Limited-edition Focus RS.

It's still a waiting game to see whether a limited edition of Ford's fiesty hot hatch will get to NZ.

Car plunge amazes survivor video

A screen grab from security camera footage shows the moment a BMW car slams into the ground just missing an SUV after ...

A motorist in the US is surprised to still be alive after a car falling from a parking garage just missed the vehicle he was in.

Highway gets unexpected topping video

Frozen pizzas litter a highway in Arkansas in the US after a truck and trailer unit smashed into an overpass support.

A pizza delivery has gone badly wrong in US.

How to hold a steering wheel video

That round thing is crucial to your control of a vehicle, so it's important to use it correctly.

Many Kiwis still steer using an out-of-date style so here's a simple two-point plan of how to do it correctly.

Heart-stopping rail crossing near miss video

Heart-stopping footage shows train nearly collide with car

A car and four passengers have the narrowest escape ever from disaster at a rail crossing in Poland.

'People make the road unsafe too'

The public leave post-it notes to describe which sections of State Highway 6 need attention.

Driver attitude, not just the road, needs to improve along a dangerous stretch of highway, resident says.

Students 'grow' their own car video

Lina, the biodegradable car built by students at Eindhoeven University in the Netherlands.

What's made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 80kmh?

Double diesel delights

The Mazda CX-5 Limited diesel SUV - its major advantage is that it is an SUV.

These Mazdas are very different but the same.

Forgotten Highway faces sealing

The road through the Tangarakau Gorge could be sealed after decades of debate.

It winds its way through some of NZ's most remote country and it's been a gravel road for years. But that could change.

Ronaldo and his supercars video

Football Soccer - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Estadio Santiago ...

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has a love of supercars.

Revolutionary new petrol engine

Future Mazda petrol vehicle look set to be powered via compression ignition, not spark ignition.

A compression-ignition petrol engine? Yep.

Equal car safety push

Holden's new Astra has a five-star safety rating from Ancap.

A drive out of Australia to improve car safety in emerging markets has support in New Zealand.

New SUV has top safety rating

Peugeot 3008 SUV.

Europe's car of the year has arrived in NZ with the top five-star safety rating from Ancap.

Delays ease out of capital

NZTA are urging motorists to take care when passing a crash on SH2 in Wellington.

A crash and congestion caused problems for commuters on SH1 and SH2.

Car hit amid parking chaos

Cars parked on yellow lines outside Akoranga Bus Station cause problems for bus drivers.

Commuters' creative parking forces buses to re-route at one of Auckland’s busiest bus stations.

Rentals skew car sales

Or is it the Ford Ranger?

Does biggest-selling mean most popular?

A NZ road safety wish list

01072017. News photo: Callum McGillivray/Fairfax NZ. Red light, traffic light, generic, traffic signal on the corner of ...

AA issues 10 actions it wants all political parties to commit to in an effort to improve the safety and efficiency of NZ's roads.

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