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2016 Skoda Octavia RS 230

Since Skoda relaunched itself into the New Zealand market in 2003, the brand continues to grow, no doubt due to offering fun-to-drive value-for-money products such as the Octavia RS. Read more

Trailblazer gets early 5-star result

The upcoming Holden Trailblazer — an update to the current Colorado 7 SUV — has has already received a 5-star safety rating. Read more

Model S quickest car you can (eventually) buy

Tesla has launched a new battery option for its Model S and Model X — the company claiming it is the quickest accelerating car available for purchase new. Read more

Electric vehicle inspections now offered

A new safety verification inspection specifically for EV and hybrid vehicles, has been launched by vehicle inspection specialist, Vehicle Inspection New Zealand — better known as VINZ. Read more

Mercedes fails to summon ‘Nessie

Mercedes-Benz has used the Loch Ness monster, a giant egg, and an adorable dog in a series of videos explaining its ‘Pre-Safe’ systems. Read more

Maybach a hint at future Mercedes look?

As Trade Me Motors teased last week, Mercedes-Benz unveiled their hyper-luxury Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept at Monterey Car Week in California over the weekend. Read more

2016 Subaru Levorg 2.0GT-S

Remember loftier days when the International Rally of New Zealand was an existing event of global pedigree, rather than one we were lobbying to get back? Read more

Kia design guru marks ten years

Peter Schreyer — the man many credit as being the making of the Kia automotive brand — is celebrating ten years with the company. Read more

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