Paid content Cameron Officer MOTORING: Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe roars WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 24 Sep It’s rather childish but half of my enjoyment of the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe came down to a button in the centre console marked with an exhaust pipe graphic that opens up baffles in the car’s exhaust system. Paid content Cameron Officer Car Torque: Mitsubishi's new hybrid Mon 19 Sep Plus, Ecclestone sells Formula 1 series to Liberty Media. With Special feature audio Paid content Cameron Officer MOTORING: Mazda CX-9 shows competition the way it should be done WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 16 Sep Despite being Mazda’s largest SUV, the CX-9 has existed in the shadow of its smaller CX-3 and CX-5 siblings for the last couple of years. With special feature audio. Paid content Cameron Officer Car Torque: Waste Management switching to electric fleet Wed 14 Sep 3 A wrap-up of motoring news. With special feature audio. Paid content Campbell Gibson Mercedes awarded $250k from convicted businessman Tue 13 Sep Controversial businessman Desmond Conway bought three luxury cars and failed to make payments. Jonathan Underhill Uber seeks government affairs manager to lobby for regulatory change in NZ Mon 12 Sep Taxi drivers have protested at the double standard. Lexus injects RC coupe with turbo power Car Torque: Volvo initiates largest recruitment drive in its history Volvo adds NZ to its list of driverless car demos NZ new vehicle sales hit 32-year high Tony Quinn’s Hampton Downs’ rejuvenation nears completion Car Torque: Singapore introduces driver-less taxi trial Ride-sharing catalyst for more autonomous vehicle development MEDIA WATCH: Matt’s smokin’ gun fluffs puff test Car Torque: BMW targets ultra-luxurious rivals with potential 9-Series Car Torque: China’s Transit Elevated Bus claimed to be 'complete fraud' Car dealer Colonial Motors boosts trading profit 18% as car sales rise UPDATED: Spark, 2degrees formally declare opposition to Sky TV, Vodafone merger BMW 420i Gran Coupe actually a svelte sedan Government unveils $10 million electric vehicle fund Car Torque: NZ importer waives EV compliance inspection costs Levante heralds Maserati’s three-pronged SUV attack Car Torque: Mercedes-Benz unveils full 2017 product schedule New vehicle sales rise in July, headed for third straight annual record Car Torque: Tesla plans commercial vehicle onslaught Jaguar XE S: nimble cat on a hot tin proverbial C-Class Coupe’s speedster silhouette better in the metal Car Torque: Motorsport electronics whizzes back Kiwi rally amateurs No commercial break for new vehicle market in June Bluetooth beacons to help tourist drivers – but safety campaigner has concerns Car Torque: Tesla pegs back 2016 delivery expectations BMW’s plug-in X5 heralds the ‘new normal’ Car Torque: ‘Halo’ driver protection coming to F1 in 2017 Tesla autopilot legal in New Zealand? MoT's verdict Colonial Motor Co shares climb to month-high after profit upgrade On the first self-driving car fatality Subaru Levorg reboots the wagon Car Torque: Greg Murphy gets set to race … a hatchback Slater to take sabbatical from blog site – ‘like Andrew Sullivan’ Will people voluntarily stop owning cars within 20 or 30 years? Oxford boffin: the end of the internal combustion engine-powered car in 10 to 15 years No need to 'Tesla panic' just yet, although electric cars are the coming thing BMW M2: Perfecting the notion of the ‘pocket rocket’ Car Torque: Mercedes-Benz off to a strong start in NZ luxury sector Foreign Affairs: Why NZ mission in Iraq was extended The sedan is still king … when it’s an E-Class FCB hangs on to Volkswagen media here despite global consolidation Car Torque: Nissan latest manufacturer to face emissions issue claims BMW 2002 Hommage salutes crucial slice of carmaker’s history Record new vehicle sales figures for May Car Torque: Jaguar Land Rover takes copycat Chinese manufacturer to court Turners’ plan to take on Trade Me Refinement, subtlety, space and the grace of a luxury liner Expense of an electric car better investment than solar, says Smart Grid Forum Car Torque: Drive Electric says government EV programme a good start Echoes of classic Kombi in new VW campervan Car Torque: Gibbs Technologies launches river taxi prototype in London Audi’s SQ7 a high-voltage treat READER POLL RESULT: Tick or miss for T-Plates? Car Torque: Mitsubishi fuel figure scandal expands to cover entire range T-plates for foreign drivers get tick from road safety campaigner Audi’s A4 remains a sure bet with plenty of surprises Car Torque: Toyota leads buoyant April new car sales Plenty of power for electric vehicles – Electricity Authority READER POLL RESULT: Whose electric car approach do you prefer? Jaguar F-Pace joins the SUV race Where does the electric vehicle package go next? Car Torque: Volvo announces ambitious plan to launch 100 self-driving cars in London Government’s electric vehicle package just ‘political posturing’ Government announces multi-million package for electric vehicles NZ new vehicle sales at 34 year high in April Dump the cycleways – how driverless cars will save the world Car Torque: Jaguar plotting high-performance electric supercar Editor’s Insight: UPDATE Mitsubishi Motors skids over its smallest car READER POLL RESULT: Did Bridges get the Uber-prompted taxi reforms right? Two SUVs become one in Mitsubishi’s Pajero Sport Car Torque: BMW named 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed featured marque VW Golf R wagon blends practicality with power Editor’s Insight: The good oil on energy’s future direction Car Torque: Rare Aston Martin Vulcan arrives at Highlands Motorsport Park Lexus IS: The car you aspire to own Are electric cars really the future of New Zealand transport? Car Torque: Volkswagen Phaeton luxury sedan production ends Orion Health CEO’s Tesla experience New commercial registrations lead vehicle market New vehicle sales rise to highest level in 32 years in March Mercedes-AMG GLS 63: a luxury seven-seater with attitude Tesla's latest model is coming to NZ Car Torque: NSW police recruit V8 Lexus RC F coupe Lexus’ LX570 V8 remains the perfect guilty pleasure Electric cars make more sense than solar power in NZ: new study Car Torque: Air NZ commits to electric vehicle fleet Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class is all Coupe’d up Car Torque: Honda selling Clarity fuel cell car first in Japan Car Torque: Strongest February ever for NZ new vehicle sales Subaru WRX Premium provides first class fun for grown-ups Volkswagen pulls first local TV ad since emissions scandal Audi S8 Plus: the ultimate sleeper car just woke up Car Torque: New Zealand – a testing ground for autonomous vehicles?