Nevil Gibson BP outbids Caltex Australia for Woolworths petrol station chain with $A1.8b deal Thu 29 Dec BP will expand its retail market share to 40% if the transaction is approved. Pattrick Smellie Vector to deal with electric cars that hog charging spaces Wed 28 Dec 4 A charging stations outside Vector's Auckland head office are being used as free car parks. Paid content Cameron Officer Motoring: Updated Mazda3 pushes ‘premium’ to the mainstream WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 23 Dec Ending the year on a positive note for motoring is this newly updated Mazda3 Paid content Cameron Officer Car Torque: BMW to show holographic touchscreen and Silicon Valley-based Chinese brand takes on Tesla Wed 21 Dec Should Tesla be worried about its newest competitor? Paid content Nevil Gibson Ferrari clocks up 70 years with new showroom, all 2017 cars sold already Mon 19 Dec 5 Customers choose their own unique features when buying the multi-million-dollar supercars. Roger Dennis Driverless cars not so far off WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 16 Dec 1 Since their first significant debut in 2004, driverless cars have evolved quickly. Motoring: BMW 5-Series: 5 is alive (and well) Car Torque: BMW eyes Range Rover Evoque convertible success Motoring: Lexus LC 500: pacing the change Car Torque: Rolls-Royce: The SUV you have when you're not having an SUV Managing director buys half of Auckland City BMW New vehicles sales hit record for Nov due to higher migration, low interest rates Motoring: Mazda shows the way in LA Car Torque: VW out of diesel market, new Beemer SUV seen NBR Car Of The Year 2016 Car Torque: Tesla vehicles on sale here Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe: fastback to the future Car Torque: Ferraris, BMWs and Apple Mercedes-AMG C 43: more than a numbers game Car Torque: New vehicle registration record smashed Motoring: BMW X5 40e: normalising the face of electric vehicles Motor vehicle sales reach record high in October, beating 32-year-old record Car Torque: Nissan takes control of Mitsubishi Mercedes Benz E-Class a world-beater Car Torque: Mercedes-Benz to offer wireless EV charging on S550 Connected car technology the next target for hackers? Major corporates commit to electric vehicle fleet expansion Car Torque: BMW to launch luxury V8 coupe Tesla launching in New Zealand Car Torque: They're all at it: Two more carmakers launch electric vehicle brands New vehicle registrations in second best month ever Car Torque: Plug-In electric vehicle reveals Norway as leading global market MOTORING: Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe roars Car Torque: Mitsubishi's new hybrid Mazda CX-9 shows competition the way it should be done Car Torque: Waste Management switching to electric fleet Mercedes awarded $250k from convicted businessman Uber seeks government affairs manager to lobby for regulatory change in NZ 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 is 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 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?