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  • Migration hits record high

    Net migration for the year to the end of January hit a record high of 53,800, with arrivals outnumbering those leaving New Zealand by two to one.

  • spanFemale driver joins Lotus

    Spaniard Carmen Jorda has become the second woman to join a Formula 1 team in a back-up role after signing up with Lotus.

  • The MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo virtual conceptMINI dream up racer

    MINI have revealed the Clubman Vision Gran Turismo virtual concept car. See a video of it in action.

  • Arrivals at Lyttleton increase

    Car imports at Lyttleton Port of Christchurch were 23.5 per cent higher than in 2013

  • Hardest city to get a license

    Nearly 20,000 people failed the restricted licence test in Auckland making it one of the hardest places in the country to get a driver’s license.

  • imagesLexus scores top marks

    Lexus finished on top of the Consumer Reports “brand report card” for the third straight year.

  • r8Fastest Audi of all time

    Audi’s second generation R8 coupe has been revealed ahead of the Geneva Motor Show.

  • ‘Erratic driving’ prompts driver

    A concerned driver watched a tourist’s rental car cross the centre line several times before taking they keys off the driver.

  • jaguarmark2Second Mark 2 hits production

    Classic Motor Cars have confirmed the build of the second reimagined Jaguar Mark 2 Callum.

  • aqua23Top 30 vehicles in Japan: 2014

    Toyota led the Japanese market last year, with the Aqua securing the title for the most popular model.

  • Holden gets behind golf

    One of the events set up to celebrate Holden’s participation as major sponsor of the NZPGA is “Holden’s Game on the Green”, a putting course with a difference, on Queens Wharf in Auckland.


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  • New frontier for Hyundai

    Hyundai is planning to catch up with rivals who are leading in the commercial segment.

  • Tokyo-based Takata is one of three key suppliers that dominates the global airbag market.1m airbags unfixed

    Nearly one million cars with defective Takata airbags have yet to be remedied in Japan.

  • Armstrong scoops award

    Armstrong Prestige in Christchurch has been awarded Mercedes Benz Dealer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.

  • The Honda HR-VWait for new Honda

    New Zealand dealers could have to wait until next year for the new HR-V.

  • Fleet age rising

    The Kiwi fleet has aged rapidly over recent years, with cars in 2013 averaging 13.5 years of age compared with 11.6 a decade earlier. This article gives an overview and shows key contributors.