A town car to turn heads

A new Citroen demonstrates the benefits of plug-in hybrids, Richard Bosselman writes. The argument for going to a plug-in hybrid is outwardly persuasive, as a half-way point technology that’s a good option for anyone who’s not ready to go ; Read More

Original turns a new Leaf

Salute the world’s first mass-market electric, the car that has introduced more New Zealanders to battery-only driving than any other. To be fair, the vast majority of Leafs on our roads have arrived here as used imports, with very few pro; Read More

C200 Engineered to Shine

Once were the days when a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol motor seemed barely enough for a car of this kind. Now, of course, that’s a ‘‘big’’ capacity reserved for the C300 badge in pure petrol configuration or others — even AMG’s venerated; Read More

BMW IX XDRIVE40: Set up to Stand Proud

Keeping relevant barometers in mind is always appropriate, yet with BMW’s iX, does that just confine us to the Audi e-tron, Mercedes-Benz EQC, Jaguar i-Pace and Tesla Model X? Look at the i3, Munich’s urban-centric electric, about to be re; Read More