E-Range Rovers Coming

About 50 electric Range Rovers will be built in England, based on the luxury SUVs of the ‘classic era’ between 1970 and 1994.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/e-range-rovers-coming


Japan May Ban ICE Sales by 2035

Japan could ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by the mid-2030s, following in the footsteps of the United Kingdom, Ireland and Norway.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/japan-may-ban-ice-sales-by-2035


Carbon Offsets Needed for Police Skoda Cruisers?

Police need to replace 2000 new Skoda cruisers with electrics by 2025 or pay for carbon credits under the government’s new carbon policy.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/carbon-offsets-needed-for-police-skoda-cruisers


Former High-Cost Lender Warned over Failure to Adhere to Responsible Lending

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Superloans Napier Limited and Superloans Porirua Limited that they are likely to have failed to comply with lender responsibility rules.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/former-high-cost-lender-warned-over-failure-to-adhere-to-responsible-lending


EV Market Set to Soar

New Zealand’s EV market will experience exponential growth from 2021 with the government beginning to implement carbon reduction policies.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/ev-market-set-to-soar


Ducati unleashes thoroughly revised Monster

Ducati has revealed the revamped 2021 Monster, with more power and less weight the names of the game, along with extra tech and a name change, ditching the numerical suffixes of the Monster 821/797.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/123619933/ducati-unleashes-thoroughly-revised-monster


Japan looking at banning combustion car sales by 2035

Japan is considering banning the sale of purely petrol and diesel vehicles by 2035, following the examples set by the likes of the UK, Norway and Ireland.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/123618381/japan-looking-at-banning-combustion-car-sales-by-2035


Electric AC Cobra powers up

AC Cars ‘revival’ (the company never really disappeared, rather just drifted in and out of insolvency) saw it launch a number of new versions of its iconic Cobra a while back, including a version powered by Ford’s brilliant EcoBoost 2.3-litre turbo four-cylinder engine (from the Mustang and Focus RS) called the Cobra 140 , as well as an all-electric version – the Cobra Series 1 Electric.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/evs/123618496/electric-ac-cobra-powers-up


Five Things: Previous Stuff Top Car winners

The Toyota Yaris took a pretty convincing win in our Stuff Top Car awards this year, taking out not only the main award, but also the Top Compact/Small car and Top Hybrid categories. But what about previous years? Today we take a look at five earlier holders of the Stuff Top Car title.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/123569800/five-things-previous-stuff-top-car-winners


Watch: Here’s why an oil change on a Bugatti Veyron costs $30K

There’s a wise saying that states something along the lines of “If you’re going to buy one Ferrari, you better be able to afford two of them,” and while that probably isn’t anywhere how the saying goes, the sentiment is there.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/watch-here-s-why-an-oil-change-on-a-bugatti-veyron-costs-30k/


Live your Hollywood dream with this special edition ‘Bullitt’ Ford Mustang

Long before the likes of Paul Walker and Vin Diesel dominated the silver screen with their high-octane Fast and Furious movies, Steve McQueen was known for his work behind the wheel of a dark green 1968 Ford Mustang.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/live-your-hollywood-dream-with-this-special-edition-bullitt-ford-mustang/


Toyota recalls more than 3,000 NZ vehicles due to brake issue

Toyota New Zealand has issued a safety recall for 3,183 of its popular vehicles over a faulty brake booster.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/toyota-recalls-more-than-3-000-nz-vehicles-due-to-brake-issue/


Buy Post Malone’s one-off McLaren Senna for a cool $2.4 million

While some rappers sink millions into high-end cars for Instagram, Post Malone’s eclectic vehicle collection of classic cars, lifted trucks, and high-performance hypercars has given him a reputation of a true enthusiast over the years.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/buy-post-malone-s-one-off-mclaren-senna-for-a-cool-2-4-million/


Aussie barrister vows to sue police after ‘offensive’ number plates are seized

A Sydney barrister has threatened to sue NSW Police after officers pulled him over and seized his personalised Lamborghini number plates deemed “offensive” by transport bureaucrats.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/aussie-barrister-vows-to-sue-police-after-offensive-number-plates-are-seized/


SUVs retain business appeal

Monthly sales of passenger vehicles nearly halved in November but the SUV market only slipped 3.8 per cent year on year.
https://autofile.co.nz/suvs-retain-business-appeal-


EV odyssey highlights advances

Dealer praises adventurous driver for showcasing the possibilities of travelling around NZ’s growing network of charging stations.
https://autofile.co.nz/ev-odyssey-highlights-advances-


Loans not so ‘super’ after all

Regulator dishes out official warning to former providers of high-cost finance.
https://autofile.co.nz/loans-not-so-super-after-all-


Levies set to be hiked

Extra costs caused by the coronavirus pandemic likely to impact on ACC levies in 2021.
https://autofile.co.nz/levies-set-to-be-hiked-