New and used cars get EyeSight

Posted on December 19th, 2016
Posted on December 19th, 2016

It’s not just brand new Subaru cars that have been fitted with the company’s Eyesight driver assist system. Included in the one million vehicles that have the system, which launched in Japan in May 2008, Read More

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New Hyundai i20 offers two light options

Posted on December 19th, 2016
Posted on December 19th, 2016

Hyundai is launching an all-new i20 Cross, and i20 hatch to maintain its 4% share of the light car market, which commands more than 9% of the total New Zealand market.

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SEAT to finally get proper launch in NZ

Posted on December 16th, 2016
Posted on December 16th, 2016

The Volkswagen Group’s SEAT brand is finally set to officially launch in the New Zealand market, with an Auckland dealership opening early next year. European Motor Distributors is adding the brand to its schedule, and Read More

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University of Canterbury Motorsport students make history

Posted on December 16th, 2016
Posted on December 16th, 2016

Enterprising students from the University of Canterbury have tasted success at an international motorsport competition. The University of Canterbury Motorsport team won the student-run Australasian Formula SAE competition in Melbourne with an electric race car, Read More

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Top cars for 2016 earn 5 star safety rating

Posted on December 15th, 2016
Posted on December 15th, 2016

New Zealand’s Car of the Year, the Mercedes Benz E-Class has added a 5-star ANCAP Safety Rating to its list of achievements AA Motoring Services General Manager Stella Stocks says Mercedes-Benz has once again edged Read More

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Hyundai Ioniq EV will retail under $60k from March ’17

Posted on December 15th, 2016
Posted on December 15th, 2016

Hyundai New Zealand says it’s Ioniq EV hatch will be in local dealerships for sale in March 2017. national sales manager Scott Billman confirmed this afternoon that the New Zealand distributor will launch the Ioniq Read More

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Blind man takes ride in driverless Google car

Posted on December 15th, 2016
Posted on December 15th, 2016

A blind Texas man is the first non-Google employee to travel unaccompanied in one of the tech giant’s driverless cars. Steve Mahan told the Washington Post that being taken around the streets of Austin in Read More

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Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco

Posted on December 15th, 2016
Posted on December 15th, 2016

Ride-sharing company Uber will extend its self-driving pilot to San Francisco, California. It will use a specially-converted self-driving Volvo XC90 SUV for the project. The two companies already have an agreement to establish a jointly-owned Read More

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