Range Rover Wins Hands Down
All-new Range Rover wins 10 awards in just three months of production
Top for technology: Latest honour comes from AUTOBEST naming Range Rover 'TECHNOBEST 2012'...
Volvo reduce electric car recharging time to 1.5 hours
Volvo Car Corporation is testing a new three-phase, fast charger for electric cars. Volvo say that this new charger will cut charging times down to 1.5 hours, 6 times faster than current models. This means that plugging in for just 30 minutes will give you power for 80km's of driving...
New features for Land Rover Discovery in 2013
The Land Rover Discovery 4 is benefiting from a range of new features for 2013. The 180kW power plant on the SDV6 is being increased to 183kW, while the CO2 emissions are dropping to 230g/KM. The TDV6 2.7 litre, 140Kw, turbo diesel power plant will be replaced by a...
All-New Range Rover public debut
The world’s first SUV with a revolutionary lightweight all-aluminium monocoque body structure is 39% lighter than the steel body in the outgoing model enabling total vehicle weight savings of up to 420kg...
Jaguar F-TYPE Reveal in Paris
Jaguar has unveiled an all new convertible sports car, the F-TYPE
at the Musee Rodin in Paris. The F-TYPE represents a return to the company’s heartland: a two-seater, convertible sports car focused on delivering performance, agility and maximum...
Pedestrian airbag explained
The most serious head injuries involving pedestrians and cars are caused by the hard structure under the bonnet panel, the windscreen's lower edge and the A-pillars.
These were some of the considerations when Volvo started development of its Pedestrian Airbag Technology...
Guetta rides in Renault
The team at Archibald & Shorter Roverland were delighted to see superstar DJ, David Guetta driving a Renault Koleos in Auckland this month while he was here performing at Vector Arena...
Road train successfully tested
The project aims to deliver improved comfort for drivers, who can now spend their time doing other things while driving. They can work on their laptops, read a book or...
ZOE the affordable electric car
Renault has launched the world’s first affordable electric car, ZOE, at the Geneva Motor Show. It will go on sale in the UK – and other European markets – later this year.
Jobs To Meet Demand
The new jobs recruited at Halewood will include production operators, supervisors and engineers. Reinforcing JLR's commitment to expanding its skills base, all new employees joining the production line will receive training towards an Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship.
Base Jag a well-priced treat
A strong New Zealand dollar and the fact Jaguar New Zealand no longer has to kowtow to importers of the brand in Australia means the luxury British brand's prices have eased. Some Jaguars costing more than $300,000 across the Tasman are coming into New Zealand showrooms in the $200,000 range.
Evoque gets first Car of the Year
Range Rover’s all new Evoque has been declared Car of the Year in the Auto Express New Car Awards.
Range Rover Evoque is the real thing
The Isle Of Anglesey is known in local folklore as the mother of Wales or "Mon mam Cymru", and is the home of Their Highnesses Will and Kate. It was also on the island's glorious Red Wharf Bay sands that the Land Rover was born some 65 years ago, where Maurice Wilks first scored its lines with a walking stick.
LAND ROVER DRIVES THE FINAL APPROACH TO THE RUGBY WORLD
Land Rover has today signalled the final stage of its preparations for the Rugby World Cup by handing over a special fleet of vehicles to Rugby World Cup Ltd (RWCL) in a ceremony at Eden Park Stadium.
Defender gets new motor
Land Rover’s Defender will have a new 2.2-litre diesel engine, bringing new levels of performance and refinement, when the 2012 model arrives here before Christmas.
Volvo safety systems get the thumbs up
SCANDINAVIAN car-maker Volvo makes no bones about its quest to make its cars as safe as possible, repeating its vision that nobody should be killed or seriously injured in one of its new vehicles by 2020.
Evoque production starts
Production of the Range Rover Evoque at Land Rover’s Halewood manufacturing plant at Liverpool in England has started.
Volvo's V60 is no coy newcomer
It's possible to pay much, much more for a stylish European wagon than the $75,990 tag on Volvo's turbodiesel-powered V60, but the question might be, why would you want to?
RENAULT'S SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS: OUTSTANDING DATES
In 1976 legendary motorsport manufacturers Alpine and Gordini were united to form Renault Sport.
Since its inception, Renault Sport has successfully lead many different sporting programs developed by Renault, in the major competition disciplines: rally, track, endurance, touring, and of course, Formula 1 (before the creation of the Renault F1 Team).
Renault takes aim at mainstream buyers
Renault's back in NZ with a vengeance, pitching a model in each of four growth segments and entry prices designed to entice mainstream buyers.