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  • Mini hatch simply electric

    BMW Group’s ‘‘Big Green Plan’’ is certainly something to behold; it is dramatically ramping up its electric car offerings, with an ambitious 10-year growth strategy. Having already committed to offering plug-in hybrid versions of every exi

  • Fiesta ST raises the bar

    With Kiwi motoring tastes now dominated by SUVs, Ford has elected to offer just one variant of the new Fiesta hatchback here — David Thomson tries it. What’s new?For much of the world, the current se

  • Still a sure fire kiwi favourite, Ross Kiddie gets out and about in the Toyota Hilux SR5 Cruiser

    During the summer months, my weekends start quite busy. You see, I’m the coach of a team of young cricketers, and watching the 11 and 12-year-olds playing sport and enjoying

  • Yaris Cross more than meets the eye

    David Thomson discovers there is more to Toyota's Yaris Cross than its name would suggest. What’s new?When Toyota launched its new Yaris last year, the company’s New Zealand boss predicted the higher