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  • VW’s three-door Polo may be axed.Marque reveals cost-cutting

    The Volkswagen Group has unveiled measures in its bid to save more than five billion euros – or about NZ$7.15b.

  • Jeff Greenslade, managing director of Heartland New Zealand Ltd.Good times at Heartland

    Heartland has delivered a strong first-half performance with core asset growth driving a net profit after tax of $23.5 million.

  • Rules to help borrowers

    The government has unveiled regulations aimed at giving consumers all of the information they need to make informed credit decisions.

  • Nikki Kaye.$4m motorbike safety boost

    Nikki Kaye has welcomed the $4 million investment in motorbike initiatives advised by the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council.

  • Sacked worker gets job back

    The Employment Relations Authority has ordered Ports of Auckland Ltd to reinstate an employee and compensate him for lost wages.

  • bhDesert racer bulletproof

    The Bloodhound SSC hopes to break the land-speed record by shooting through the desert at more than 1,609kph.

  • clarksonClarkson axed by BBC

    Police have asked the BBC for its report on the Jeremy Clarkson incident that happened at a hotel.

  • Data on used cars revealed

    DEKRA has announced the results of its 2015 used car report, which evaluates vehicle faults using data from more than 15 million inspections conducted over two years.

  • eltsOld tyres focus of summit

    An event is being held to discuss the future of end-of-life tyres in New Zealand.

  • roadsterRoadster set for production

    The Mini Superleggera roadster has reportedly been given the green light for production.

  • fordrangerHigh-tech ute revealed

    The new Ford Ranger has been unveiled and is set to go on sale here later this year.


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  • SUV claims global title

    The Kia Sportage has been ranked number one in the small-vehicle category of the 2015 JD Power vehicle dependability study.

  • volvobadgeComplaints over ad

    An ad for Volvo showing a car being driven on the right side of the road has been called irresponsible.

  • Autofile, March 19: out now

    The Ministry of Transport is taking into account a broad spectrum of issues when considering the safety of the fleet and what car dealers need to know about changes to the FTA.

  • t22-13Concept from Jeep

    A new concept from Jeep features a metallic paint job.

  • Lending code published

    Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has released the responsible lending code, which must be followed by all finance providers from June 6 this year.