All current National New Car deals revealed

I’m in the process of putting together a Special Report showing every brand’s current National New Car deals. It will be published in tomorrows Yesterday’s News email and updated every Friday, so stay tuned!


Watch and listen: Ferrari’s first SUV spotted testing

Fresh vision published online gives more insight into Ferrari’s first ever SUV, the curiously named Purosangue (Italian for ‘pure blood’).

Hydrogen Hyundai Nexo one step closer to being sold in NZ

Hyundai’s hydrogen fuel cell Nexo compact crossover has long been at the centre of a grand ‘will they, won’t they’ story.


Nissan’s hybrid with a difference

Nissan’s e-Power which is being expanded to world markets is different from typical hybrid system because the high output electric motor solely provides power to the wheels.

Volkswagen I.D.4 here by 2024?

Volkswagen New Zealand says it has put its hand up for the all-electric I.D.4 SUV but says the car is unlikely to arrive within the next two years.

Call to increase EV imports

Chairman of the Climate Change Commission says NZ needs to almost eliminate fossil fuels.

Hilux ad gathers gold gongs

Commercials for Toyota and Waka Kotahi were among the winners at a glittering ceremony. PLUS – videos

Lexus teases new electric car ahead of unveiling

After Toyota gave us all a big tease with its Aygo Prologue X, its sister firm Lexus looks set to give us a fully fledged electric car reveal at the end of the month.

Bentley reveals 650hp Continental GT speed

Although all the talk with Bentley is about its fully electric future and upcoming phase-out of internal combustion, the British firm appears keen to remind us all that those times aren’t upon us just yet.

New LDV double-cab ute revealed, confirmed for NZ

In the ute space there’s a circle of brands all aiming to steal buyers from the dominant marques with ludicrous value and huge spec sheets.

Surprise! Volkswagen cancels development of new combustion engines

To nobody’s surprise, Volkswagen has followed Audi in stopping the development of all upcoming combustion engines.

Volvo working on tech to reduce major causes of road deaths and injuries

Volvo is working on technology that could reduce some major causes of road injuries and deaths in New Zealand.

Three new electric vehicles due from Seat and Cupra by 2025

Seat and its performance sub-brand, Cupra, have announced two more EVs will be launched by 2025, making a total of three dedicated electric vehicles across both badges.

Father and son face prison after allegedly helping Carlos Ghosn escape bail

Two Americans accused of helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn jump bail and escape from Japan were indicted on Monday and face up to three years in prison.

Will MG’s new ‘Extender’ become New Zealand’s cheapest ute?

Over the last decade or so, China’s influence on vehicles around the world has been obvious with front fascias becoming bolder every time a new model is released.

What would it look like if supercar brands built superbikes?

This week at DRIVEN, we’re flipping the switch to RIDDEN, and talking about motorcycles. From the best new bikes, to rider training and the best rides New Zealand has to offer, we’re talking two wheels.

Triumph joins the electric motorcycle movement with sporty TE-1

Despite Harley-Davidson’s penchant for traditionalism, it was the first mass-production motorcycle brand in the world to get an electric motorcycle on the road, in the form of the Livewire.

2021 Jaguar F-PACE: the best of British

Growling engine, giant paws, dynamic handling and a cabin filled with fine leather and Alcantara, the new F-PACE not only welcomes state of the art technology it exemplifies the history and tradition of Jaguar’s core DNA.