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// Watch: BMW reveals bold new M4 Competition Convertible

The German maker has debuted its new M4 Competition drop-top ahead of its arrival at the end of the year.

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// Hundreds of SUVs recalled over fuel pump

Toyota NZ takes precautionary action and offers to fix potential problem for free.

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// Electric vehicles to make up 40 per cent of Ford’s global sales by 2030

Ford expects 40 per cent of its global sales to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030 as it adds billions to what it’s spending to develop them.

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// Video: AVs planned for moon

Driverless EVs are likely to help transport astronauts on the dark side of the moon under a new deal between Lockheed Martin and General Motors (GM).

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// Company unveils Hyundai EV powered by poos

“With a giant poo emoji emblazoned on the side, there is no guessing what is powering it.”

// Volkswagen offered nearly $13 billion for Lamborghini

Volkswagen has been offered a healthy sum for the Lamborghini brand. How does NZ$12.7 billion sound?


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// One of the weirdest supercar concepts pops up for sale

The Pontiac Aztek will go down in history as one of the most interesting vehicular case studies.

// Video: one platform to pay them all

Parkopedia has announced a new global multi-domain payment platform being rolled out this year to enable drivers to seamlessly pay for parking, EV charging, refuelling and tolls.

// Arson considered in Tesla factory site fire

Electric cables supplying Tesla Gigafactory Berlin were set alight in what police say appears to be an attack but which didn’t affect the construction site.

// Aston Martin investors unhappy with pay packets, lack of diversity

It’s been a rocky few years for Aston Martin, with one of the few ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ moments coming by virtue of a huge investment from Formula 1 team owner and entrepreneur Lawrence Stroll.

// Defiant Ghosn pins hopes on French probes to clear his name

Auto magnate-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn is campaigning to clear his name, and hopes a visit by French investigators to his home in exile in Lebanon will be his first real opportunity


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