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Ministry of Transport chief executive Martin Matthews (Photo: Jenny Ruth)

Will people voluntarily stop owning cars within 20 or 30 years?

Tue 28 Jun 12

Forget carless days, the head of the Ministry of Transport has a vision of the future in which private car ownership would become obsolete. With special feature audio.

Oxford University associate professor Malcolm McCulloch (Photo: Jenny Ruth)

Oxford boffin: the end of the internal combustion engine-powered car in 10 to 15 years

Tue 28 Jun 10

Professor Malcolm McCulloch cites a venture in Dunedin which is currently replacing internal combustion engines with batteries. With special feature audio.

The BMW M2 is small but has serious oomph

BMW M2: Perfecting the notion of the ‘pocket rocket’

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 24 Jun

The BMW M2 is a stunning little sports car.

WEE TERRIER: The BMW M2 is small but has serious oomph

BMW M2: Perfecting the notion of the ‘pocket rocket’

Fri 24 Jun

The BMW M2 is a stunning little sports car. “Little”? Well yes, it’s rather diminutive by modern standards. In fact, it’s about the same size as the original E30 M3 from the mid-1980s; an important touchpoint.

 
Mercedes Benz GLC

Car Torque: Mercedes-Benz off to a strong start in NZ luxury sector

Thu 23 Jun

A wrap-up of motoring news.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The sedan is still king … when it’s an E-Class

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 17 Jun

For a number of years now we’ve been hearing how big sedans are out; SUVs are in. With special feature audio.

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