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// Volkswagen Amarok released to off-road test sites

Offering a premium new design and state-of-the-art technologies, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released the highly anticipated Amarok to off-road test sites ahead of local public release in 2023.

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// Video: F-150 Lightning production starts

Full production of Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks (utes) for US customers has begun at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Centre.

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// The Grenadier is getting closer

The Ineos Grenadier is getting closer to its New Zealand launch, and the company hasn’t just been developing the vehicle, but also a global sales network.

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// Cheap fuel? Costco opens pumps with 91 at $2.50 per litre

Unless you live under a rock, you’ll know American retail giant Costco is coming to New Zealand.

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// Koenigsegg builds its fastest car ever

The fastest Koenigsegg to ever be built (their words, not mine) is here.

// Hayden Paddon set to develop tuning packages for Hyundai N products

Hyundai New Zealand’s performance line-up has grown by one with the addition of the i20 N subcompact hot hatch.

// Nissan seeking to utilize its first-mover advantage with Ariya

Nissan was an EV leader, but now it is late to the party with its electric SUV. Will the Ariya be worth the wait?


INTERNATIONAL EV NEWS // TODAY’S BEST STORIES

// Ram Teases Electric Ram 1500 BEV Pickup Truck

Presentation is expected in Fall 2022.

// Aston Martin Confirms Its First Electric Vehicle Will Arrive In 2025

The famed marque’s first electrified model, the plug-in hybrid Valhalla supercar, will debut one year before.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Mitsubishi Express van to cease production

The Mitsubishi Express Van range has become the latest victim of global manufacturing supply constraints with…

// Vehicle scams sold on the dark net

Criminals are using the darknet to sell step-by-step guides on how to do vehicle scams,…

// Porsche Cars Australia opens future retail concept in Brisbane shopping center

Porsche Australia says its new Porsche Studio which has opened in the Automall West precinct of…

// Turners Cars takes top award

Company claims most trusted used-vehicle dealership title for the third time.

// Volta Zero variants revealed

Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider Volta Trucks has revealed the forthcoming 7.5-tonne and 12-tonne…

// Semi-conductor collaboration

Two companies are joining forces to help tackle the global semi-conductor issue, especially as EV demand increases.

// Mistakes in agency proposals

Consultation documents for regulatory funding and fee changes updated.


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