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  • 2234McRae wins in Possum’s car

    Possum Bourne’s ex-World Rally Championship Subaru has claimed the King of the Mountain title with Alister McRae at the wheel.

  • Airbag explosion injures driver

    An exploding Takata airbag has left a motorist in the US hurt after a crash in a 2003 Honda Civic last month.

  • mclarenMcLaren taking on Porsche

    McLaren has launched a less-expensive sports car to take on Porsche and Audi.

  • Marque recalls 45,000 cars

    Nissan is expanding an investigative recall in certain parts of the US to replace airbags made by Takata Corporation that are fitted in about 45,000 Sentras from the 2004-2006 model years.

  • The Toyota Auris.Corolla to get upgrade

    Toyota has released a turbocharged version of the top-selling Corolla in Japan.

  • Jamie Briggs, Australia’s Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development.Aussie looks to new car rules

    The Australian government is considering options to reduce restrictions on the personal importation of new vehicles, but it’s not inclined to take the same approach with used vehicles.

  • Tony WeberGovt's car plan attacked

    The Australian government’s plan to allow consumers to personally import new motor vehicles is being slammed.

  • Steve Owens, of Provident Insurance.Provident teams up with Co-op

    Provident Insurance has linked up with Co-op Insurance NZ.

  • Rally driver set for debut

    Michael Young is set to make his first appearance in a turbo four-wheel-drive at the International Rally of Whangarei this weekend.

  • Advice for using ATVs

    The Motor Industry Association is reminding owners of all-terrain vehicles that known safety practices and training help keep users safe.

  • 11143127_956201924398951_8850278718989282158_nRamming its way here

    Fiat Chrysler New Zealand has signed a to deal sell and covert the Dodge Ram pick-up in New Zealand and Australia


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  • New rules for auction sales

    New Fair Trading Act rules apply to sales by auctioneers when a fee or commission is charged in addition to the Consumer Guarantees Act applying to goods sold at auctions and by tender.

  • David Smitherman, chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler NZ.Chrysler fighting for sales share

    Chrysler was one of the few marques that didn’t increase its Kiwi sales figures.

  • Trade Me section closes

    The car parts wanted category on Trade Me has been closed because interest in this section’s listings has declined significantly over the past few years.

  • 777777Customers create SUV

    With demand for SUVs growing in globally, Ford decided to build its latest prototypes based on customer input.

  • New sales record on cards

    Vehicle sales in the first quarter of this year have increased by 14 per cent compared to the first three months of 2014.