EDITOR’S PICKS

// Tesla’s own engineers suggest Elon Musk exaggerated ‘full self driving’

Here’s the thing. While it could easily be argued that Tesla does get targeted by the motoring press, it could also be argued that other brands are far better at concealing their own inner struggles.

// MG Zs wins best value gong

MG’s ZS small SUV range has won the Best Value prize in Australia’s 2021 Drive Car of the Year awards.


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// Wage and salary rates are climbing at rapid levels

Automotive Employment NZ Ltd, a specialist motor industry recruitment company has recently put together a list of current remuneration estimates for the Automotive Industry.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Mysterious Fast & Furious Lykan Hypersport up for sale

One of the most fascinating supercars of recent years is something called the Lykan HyperSport.

// Mispronounced Maori name causes advert ban

Incorrectly pronouncing Rangiora in a radio advertising jingle has led to a Canterbury car dealership being told by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to stop using the advert which it has run for the past five years..

// ComCom warns genesis over business billing errors

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Genesis Energy Limited about billing errors concerning electricity line charges to business customers.

// Kona electric battery replacements on way

Monthly limited shipments of Hyundai Kona Electric battery packs could start arriving in August – or even sooner, according to Hyundai New Zealand.

// Marque ready to launch first BEV

Mazda says the new MX-30 is designed to reflect the green values of its likely owners.

// Powering up on agenda

Regulator seeks views on regulatory priorities for New Zealand’s energy networks and international airports.


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Ferrari stalls on profit goal

Citroen turns its tiny electric AMI into a delivery workhorse

Porsche’s all-electric Macan is taking shape

Relive the golden years with this immaculate Mitsubishi Galant VR-4

Elon Musk reveals he has Asperger’s syndrome during ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue

Last-ever Aussie-built Falcon GT quietly changes hands for a rumoured $1 million

Eworld gets 3500 visitors


SPECIAL REPORTS

// Current National New Car Deals Revealed

Updated every Thursday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials. Offers including pricing specials, ‘free extras’ deals, or special financing terms.