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// Rolls-Royce plans on going fully electric within 7 years of releasing it’s first EV

Rolls-Royce plan on going fully electric within 7 years of releasing it’s first EV. The company will sell its first electric car, the Spectre, in 2023, and will continue to phase out the internal combustion engine entirely by 2030, with the sale of its last 12-cylinder.

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// Global giant Circle K opening 100 plus EV service stations in NZ

More than 100 convenience stores and EV service stations are expected to open under Circle K, one of the world’s largest convenience store and service station brands.

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// Report: NZ’s used-car prices ‘skyrocket’ by 35%

The Covid-19 pandemic has had all sorts of impacts on the New Zealand motoring industry; from supply dramas, to sales…

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// Jeep Grand Cherokee 2022 range revealed

A plug-in hybrid (PHEV) is included in the fifth generation line-up of the Jeep Grand Cherokee range.

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// CMC plans face-to-face AGM

Colonial Motor Company (CMC) revenue and profit revenue for the year ended June 30, were $901.2m, the company says in its 103rd annual report tabled this week.

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// This new fully-electric hypercar has us frothing!

It’s safe to say we’re not surprised about the news of another EV release, but the Othello from newly launched Chinese company Farnova is something else.

// Numberplate shortage to hit dealers?

Could a numberplate shortage be the next issue to hit Auckland dealers already under pressure from a month at level four and now level three restrictions?


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// Renault 5 prototype wins concept car of the year

The Renault 5 electric prototype has been awarded Car Design News Concept Car of the Year by a jury from leading automotive brands.

// Toyota subsidiary gets automation developer

Toyota’s Woven Planet Holdings has acquired Renovo Motors, a pioneering Silicon Valley-based automotive operating system developer of specialised software.

// Genesis premieres GV60 luxury EV

Genesis has unveiled its first dedicated EV, the GV60, which embodies the brand’s journey towards electrification.

// Seat Scoot – It’s Cute

Spanish car maker Seat is soon to launch its first electric car, El-Born, but an electric scooter, the MÓ, has…

// Citroen gets its Skates on

The emergence of autonomous vehicles could help to reduce congestion in big cities. Citroën, Accor and JCDecaux have teamed up…


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