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New Zealand’s LDV and SsangYong distributor Great Lake Motor Distributors (GLMD), says the two brands continue to achieve phenomenal year on year market growth in 2016. The first shipment of the new LDV G10 diesel Read More
The Mitsubishi Triton range has grown from 11 to 14 models for 2017.
The changes include more automatic and high-specification options to meet customer demand.
Single cab models are now automatic, while new club cab chassis automatic and manual club cab models have been added. Continue reading “Triton expands for 2017” »
The Mitsubishi Triton range has grown from 11 to 14 models for 2017. ...
A new study by insurance giant IAG has revealed most Kiwis aren’t in a hurry to let their insurers know about traffic convictions.
About 20% of drivers would confess to being given a speeding fine or other charges before their policy comes up for renewal, the IAG Safety Insights Monitor shows.
That rises to 33% of drivers who would actively update their policies if they made modifications to a vehicle. Continue reading “Study shows drivers not in a hurry to update policies” »
A new study by insurance giant IAG has revealed most Kiwis aren’t in a ...
UK supercar maker McLaren Automotive has offered its first international internship to a student who bears the company’s famous last name.
University of Auckland mechatronics engineering student Andrew McLaren, who is no relation to the company’s founders, will spend nine weeks at the McLaren Technology Centre in England.
There he will work alongside the company’s research and development engineers at the site where the cars that helped make the McLaren name in Formula 1 are produced. Continue reading “McLaren offers internship to Auckland student” »
UK supercar maker McLaren Automotive has offered its first internation ...
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been named the National Business Review’s Supreme Car of the Year.
Its advanced use of technology, while maintaining a sense of grandeur saw it claim the prize.
The Jaguar F-Pace claimed the Luxury Car of the Year, while the Lexus GS F picked up Sports Car of the Year. Continue reading “Mercedes-Benz E-Class wins top award” »
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been named the National Business Review’ ...
McLarens worth a combined total of more than $40 million hit the road for a tour that will take them through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular countryside.
The Epic NZ tour, organised by McLaren, will see drivers from countries like Canada, Hong and Japan travel from Auckland all the way to Queenstown.
“They get to see New Zealand, and they get to see what a wonderful country this is,” McLaren chief executive Mike Flewitt told Fairfax Media. Continue reading “McLarens hit the road” »
McLarens worth a combined total of more than $40 million hit the road ...
Bayswater Hyundai Napier/Hastings is officially the best of the best in Asia-Pacific.
It has been named the Hyundai Motor Company’s top dealership in the entire region.
The awards, held in Sydney last week, put the dealership up against finalists from the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Malaysia. Continue reading “Ultimate accolade for Bayswater Hyundai” »
Bayswater Hyundai Napier/Hastings is officially the best of the best i ...
On average, seven people die, and 45 suffer serious injuries annually in New Zealand as a result of crashes involving a light vehicle towing a trailer, according to the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).
High among the leading causes of trailer related accidents are defective or poorly fitted towbars, overloading and poor weight distribution.
Drivers can significantly reduce the dangers of towing camping trailers, boats or caravans this summer holiday season with proper preparation and by following a few simple safety steps, according to towbar manufacturer, Best Bars Ltd. Continue reading “Tips for towing safely this summer” »
On average, seven people die, and 45 suffer serious injuries annually ...
Christchurch is set for an electrifying time this Sunday with the EVolocityFESTT (Festival of Engineering, Sustainability & Transportation Technologies).
The A&P showgrounds will host the event which will promote the huge advances made in electric vehicle (EV) technology, alongside stimulating interest and engagement in engineering.
A major part of the festival this year will be test rides and drives for the general public of a wide range of production electric cars from manufacturers including Tesla, Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi and BMW. This is supported by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Continue reading “Electrifying festival like no other” »
Christchurch is set for an electrifying time this Sunday with the EVol ...