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State Highway 57 reopens after stuck truck is pulled out

A truck jack-knifed in Horowhenua, blocking part of the road, but the scene's now clear.

Te Papa treasures 114-year-old Peugeot Type 54 Bebe

The Bebe has come a long way, both in mileage, and in history.

Want to see $12m worth of Kiwi-owned Aston Martins in two minutes?

Past and future classics came out for Aston Martin's Auckland grand opening.

BMW reveals new Z4 roadster concept

Hot or not? German brand debuts its new roadster.

A NZ guide to the pros and cons of buying an electric vehicle

A lack of charging infrastucture is one issue holding back electric vehicles in New Zealand.

Customers upset at 'on the nose' added fees for rental cars

How did a car rented for $48.50 a day end up costing more than $80?

New roundabout, new headache at dangerous intersection

Tight turn sends truckies around the bend on multimillion-dollar roundabout.

U-turners blocked at Whangaparaoa Rd intersection

Drivers dodging a congested intersection with sneaky U-turns will soon be blocked.

Time to admit we all do dumb things when driving

OPINION: Bad drivers rather than bad roads are the root cause of New Zealand's poor crash record.

Back to the future flying DeLorean touted

Aerospace company with links to Back to the Future movies plans a special vehicle.

Mucking about in Holden's Trax and Trailblazer SUVs

Join us for an SUV-skid at Holden's Lang Lang proving ground.

Aston Martin reveals Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake and Speedster

British brand doubles its range of collectable Zagato models.

McLaren toys with pushing cars

McLaren is pushing itself into a small new market.

Little Ignis helping out during Suzuki NZ's happy times

Here's why the Suzuki Ignis is so popular - particularly with women.

Take a left on to Bob, then straight on along Roadie McRoad Face

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

Upsurge in tickets for cars parked too close to driveways on Auckland's North Shore

An increasing trend towards parking across driveways is frustrating residents on Auckland's North Shore.

$70 million replacement of bridges near Foxton under way

A $70 million replacement of two vital bridges to Foxton is well under way.

Dynamic lane trial tweaks after residents voice concerns

Doubts on whether Auckland Transport's dynamic lanes will work are seeing early project changes.

Honda adds fifth element to Civic RS turbo

Hatch completes Kiwi Civic range. We test the new RS Sport model.

Frustrated Queenstown workers park illegally

A lack of car parking spaces in Queenstown's industrial area is pushing workers to park illegally.

Conor McGregor's impressive car collection

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

BMW's fastest road car is probably not the one you're thinking of

New model puts the M-touch into luxury 7-series - with extreme results.

Silly Question #13: How do I back a trailer?

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

Residents petition for road name change, fearing ridicule

He's spent $300,000 on the road, but what he's named it has the neighbourhood in uproar.

Parking enforcement officer's unwise park in mobility space for a curry in a hurry

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

Why are people so uber-rude about our long-term Prius plug-in?

Feel free to ask about our plug-in Prius. Just don't ask for a lift.

Battery tech breakthrough set to boost electric vehicle range by up to 70 per cent

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

How not to parallel park

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

Surface flooding in Levin after heavy rain

Police are warning motorists to slow down as there is surface flooding in Levin.

Volvo V90 Cross Country sends the XC90 back to (old) school

Latest CC recalls Volvo's past. But there's nothing old-fashioned about it.

Crash on State Highway 1 motorway in Wellington cleared

No injuries in Wellington motorway crash.

BMW teases new X2 SUV

Bavarian automaker has given a sneak peek of its latest SUV.

Long-term solution to Manawatu Gorge troubles at least six years away, says logistics specialist

Replacing the Manawatu Gorge road will take at least six years, a logistics specialist says.

Ngaio Gorge Road to reopen at 4pm after massive slip

Patience urged as stop-go signs and speed restrictions remain in place.

Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is at home on rural roads

We get "offroad'' in a city sense with the smallest Mercedes-Benz SUV.

Gore's Graves wins his third Catlins Rally

"I'm absolutely stoked for my service crew and sponsors. It is as much a reward for them as it is for me."

Big price hit predicted for ex-Floyd Mayweather hypercar

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 gets wedged on State Highway 1 at Paekakariki, north of Wellington

Truck wedged at notorious SH1 intersection heading south to Wellington.

Mini's Countryman maxi-model proves most practical

Countryman is the Mini for every-person thanks to its enlarged dimensions. But does it retain the personality that defines the brand?

A high-performance Porsche piece that's really worth watching

New timepiece has an engine that's pure Porsche.

Five concept cars that Mini should have put into production

These Mini concepts could have totally changed the way we look at the iconic brand if they had actually been built.

Two injured in truck crash on Tararua highway

Wind gust causes bread delivery truck to roll in the Tararua. 

Motorcyclists largely ignored when it comes to Wellington's future transport plans

Wellington City Council won't back 'inherently dangerous' motorbikes on city roads.

Tour operators want end to 'horrific' Muriwai Beach crashes

Quicksand, invisible fishing lines and "amazingly stupid" people - the dangers of driving on Muriwai Beach

Hot Ford hatch NZ decision still in limbo

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

Car slams into ground after seven storey tumble from parking garage

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.

Ngaio Gorge slip largely cleared, should open again today

Ngaio Gorge is expected to open again on Monday afternoon.

Faster than expected growth see Penlink brought forward

Penlink build has been fast forwarded after authorities finally realise it's need.

Pizza truck crash gives highway unexpected topping

A pizza delivery has gone badly wrong in US.

Indian Scout joins the Bobber revival

Indian is in the Bobber club with a new version of the Scout.
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