// Jeep confirms Grand Cherokee L pricing, two-row PHEV on its way

Jeep is launching its Grand Cherokee L SUV in New Zealand next month, while a plug-in hybrid three-row model is…

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// Lexus’ next-gen NX SUV is on the way but won’t get you a rebate

Lexus New Zealand’s electric range is welcoming the addition of a self-charging hybrid and plug-in hybrid NX SUV to its fleet.

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// Confusion reigns when driverless car does a runner from police

An autonomous Chevrolet Bolt appeared to do a runner after it was pulled over by US police. But it was actually doing …

// Orders open for new MG ZS EV

The new MG ZS EV is open for orders, available from $49,990 driveaway for the Excite and $52,990 driveaway for the range-topping Essence.


// Do EV brakes and tires cause more particulate pollution?

Huge amounts of misinformation about EVs are churned out each day—and some of this has been coming from the UK’s top environmental official.

// Worried About The Battery In Your Electric Car? Don’t Be. Drive Happy

You have questions about electric car batteries. Wired has answers.


// Bentley set to revive the Mulsanne as an electric sportscar

Bentley plans to revive the Mulsanne model by the end of the decade, albeit replacing the 6.75-liter turbo V8 with…

// Study finds EV trucks save 50% more CO2 than EV cars

The electric pick-up market continues to be the talk of the town, with Elon Musk recently confirming that Tesla Cybertruck production will commence in 2023.

// Luxury electrifying – Lexus

Lexus New Zealand says the luxury market is electrifying rapidly, and that is playing well for the hybrid-heavy brand.

// NZ to accelerate emissions cuts

The Greenhouse Gas Inventory release from the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) underlines the case for accelerated action to reduce emissions, says climate change minister James Shaw.



// Current National New Car Deals

Updated every Friday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials.

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