Feature articles

Whether you're new to the road or have been driving for decades, we've got the jargon-free articles and advice you need to get from A to B in NZ. 

A to B in NZ

Read our feature articles for jargon-free advice on how to get the most out of driving in NZ.

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Just how green is an EV?

EVs are widely acknowledged to be better for the environment, but just how green are they in reality? Let's take a look.

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Your top 10 electric vehicle questions answered

Considering an EV but want more info about what they’re like to own and drive? Here are your top EV questions answered.

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Using safety ratings to buy a safer car

When choosing a car you need something safe. Safety ratings empower buyers to get the safest car possible. Here’s how.

Covid-19 articles

Advice and support on your vehicle buying and selling options during New Zealand's Covid-19 outbreak.

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Buying or selling a car at Level 2

As we move to Alert Level 2, you need to continue staying safe while buying or selling a car. Here are our top tips.

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Buying or selling a vehicle at Level 2

As we move to Alert Level 2, you need to continue staying safe while buying or selling a vehicle. Here are our top tips.

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Selling your car safely at Level 2

As we move to Alert Level 2, you need to continue staying safe while selling your car. Here are our top tips.

My life with...

Learn more about the real life experiences of Kiwi drivers and their car.

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My life with a Mazda2

Considering a different car but want to know more? We spoke with the owner of a Mazda2 to learn about her life with it.

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My life with a Nissan Leaf

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to own an EV? We spoke with a Kiwi driver to learn about her life with a Leaf.

Car buying Kiwis

Jargon-free articles to help on your car buying journey.

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The top 5 small cars in NZ

Despite the prominence of SUVs and utes, small cars are very popular in NZ. We look at why and recommend 5 of the best.

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What’s the best time of year to buy from a car dealer?

Buying a car is expensive, so you want the best deal possible. Let's look at the best time of year to buy from a dealer.

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Top 5 worst car buying mistakes

Buying a car can be a hazardous minefield. Here's the top five worst car buying mistakes...and how to avoid them.

Car selling Kiwis

Jargon-free articles to help on your car selling journey.

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Using Level 4 lockdown to get your car ready for sale

Selling a car is prohibited during Alert Level 4 lockdown, but you can use this time to prepare to sell afterwards.

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6 tips for selling your car safely

Selling your car privately means you’re likely to meet a few strangers. Here’s how to stay safe during the sale process.

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10 FAQs for selling your car

Here are answers to your 10 most frequently asked car selling questions, and links to more in-depth answers.

EVs in NZ

Helpful, no-nonsense articles covering all things EV in NZ.

Feature article | 7 min read
Your top 10 electric vehicle questions answered

Considering an EV but want more info about what they’re like to own and drive? Here are your top EV questions answered.

Feature article | 3 min read
Just how green is an EV?

EVs are widely acknowledged to be better for the environment, but just how green are they in reality? Let's take a look.

Feature article | 4 min read
5 major challenges facing EVs in NZ

EVs are increasingly popular in NZ, but we assess the hurdles they still need to overcome to achieve mass adoption.

Car safety advice

A collection of articles that help you stay safe on the road in NZ.

Feature article | 4 min read
Using safety ratings to buy a safer car

When choosing a car you need something safe. Safety ratings empower buyers to get the safest car possible. Here’s how.

Feature article | 3 min read
What is Autonomous Emergency Braking?

What’s Autonomous Emergency Braking and why’s it so important? We break down all of the key info for you.

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What is Electronic Stability Control?

What’s Electronic Stability Control and why is it so important? We break down all of the key information.