Latest news & reviews

All reviews

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Police have nabbed 24 drink drivers in a Christmas period blitz on motorists in South Auckland.

Police have nabbed 24 drink drivers in a Christmas period blitz on motorists in South Auckland.

But Counties Manukau Police say the results are positive, with 99.5 per... Read more

Testosterone-fuelled muscle cars make a comeback

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Horsepower is back, and in a heart-attack serious way. All the sensible, Prius-driving, practical folk who have a hard time believing that should spend an afternoon with Tim Kuniskis, preferably in the passenger seat of his latest creation. Read more

Auctioneer's Ferrari had two lives

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Who wouldn't want to live a double life? Perhaps it's the same for cars. Read more

Google's 'goofy' self-driving car a sign of...

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Google has unveiled its first "fully functional" prototype for its own self-driving car and plans to test it on US roads in the new year. Read more

Dashcam records 'dangerous' Wellington driving

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

A man's dashboard camera has recorded wild driving on Wellington's urban motorway which he says was "bloody dangerous". Read more

Rare Ferrari 250 GTO restored from race wreck

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

It was a racetrack wreck, but when it is worth ¬†about NZ$40 million, it was never going to be written off. Read more

World's fastest-selling Indian

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

The number of sales and pre-orders garnered by the new Indian model already rivals that of the 1.8 litre Chief and its Chiefly siblings here, which had a five-month head-start on their new more-affordable upstart. Read more

Mazda2 reborn with Kodo and kudos

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Mazda has re-established itself as a leader of the pack in the compact car segment with the launch of a brand-new Mazda2 - and in terms of its specification, especially electronic aids designed to prevent accidents, it's rivalled in the "non-luxury" market only by members of Mazda's own family! Read more

Cyclist survives being run over by truck

Monday, 22 December 2014

A cyclist in China has defied the odds to survive being run over by a large truck. Read more

Subaru Outback is up front

Monday, 22 December 2014

With the dust normally associated with the Nevis Road at this time of the year quelled by light rainfall, at least the view wasn't compromised, though our progress might've been. Read more

Auckland petrol prices vary from pump to pump

Monday, 22 December 2014

Motorists may be enjoying lower prices at the pump just before Christmas but shopping around in Auckland's lower-socioeconomic suburbs can still save almost 20 cents off the national price. Read more

New drink-drive limits catch dozens of drivers

Monday, 22 December 2014

Dozens¬†of drivers across New Zealand have already fallen foul of the lower drink-driving limit, with some being busted on their way to work after a big night out. Read more

Content written by Dave Moore and The Press. Additional content by Trade Me's Mike O'Donnell ("MOD").