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    Father of the Nissan Leaf fired, arrested over alleged income misconduct

    Father of the Nissan Leaf fired, arrested over alleged income misconduct


    Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s influential chairman Carlos Ghosn was fired and arrested Monday after an internal probe found he underreported his salary and for other financial violations, including the personal use of company assets, the firm and...

    Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s influential chairman Carlos Ghosn was fired and arrested Monday after an internal probe found he underreported his salary and for other financial violations, including the personal use of company assets, the firm and Japanese state media said.
    The I-M of new cars for 2019

    The I-M of new cars for 2019


    The year is coming to a close, Stuff Motoring has tested hundreds of cars and we've chosen our top models of 2018. But what might 2019...

    The year is coming to a close, Stuff Motoring has tested hundreds of cars and we've chosen our top models of 2018. But what might 2019 hold?
    Korea sets its sights on World Car awards

    Korea sets its sights on World Car awards


    We take pride in thinking very locally for the Stuff Motoring Top Cars awards - picking cars that suit Kiwi conditions and driving styles. This year's winner is the Volkswagen...

    We take pride in thinking very locally for the Stuff Motoring Top Cars awards - picking cars that suit Kiwi conditions and driving styles. This year's winner is the Volkswagen Polo.
    Truckie calls for change after two near-misses caught on dash cam

    Truckie calls for change after two near-misses caught on dash cam


    A Taranaki trucker is calling for a change in people's attitudes to driving after capturing a number of near misses on his dashboard...

    A Taranaki trucker is calling for a change in people's attitudes to driving after capturing a number of near misses on his dashboard camera.
    The new tech that lets your car talk to traffic lights

    The new tech that lets your car talk to traffic lights


    A key element of a congestion-free driving future - and ultimately an autonomous-driving future -  is what carmakers call "Car-to-X" or "Vehicle-to-infrastructure"...

    A key element of a congestion-free driving future - and ultimately an autonomous-driving future -  is what carmakers call "Car-to-X" or "Vehicle-to-infrastructure" (V2X) technology.
    Could these be the Top Cars of 2019? New models A-H

    Could these be the Top Cars of 2019? New models A-H


    The year is coming to a close, Stuff Motoring has tested hundreds of cars and we've chosen our top models of 2018. But what might 2019...

    The year is coming to a close, Stuff Motoring has tested hundreds of cars and we've chosen our top models of 2018. But what might 2019 hold?
    Five reigning Cars of the Year for 2018

    Five reigning Cars of the Year for 2018


    It's the season of Car of the Year (that's COTY to car people) awards all over the world. Here at Stuff we have our own gongs, of course: Top Cars of 2018. Congrats Volkswagen Polo, by the...

    It's the season of Car of the Year (that's COTY to car people) awards all over the world. Here at Stuff we have our own gongs, of course: Top Cars of 2018. Congrats Volkswagen Polo, by the way.
    Ashhurst residents question roading plans for town

    Ashhurst residents question roading plans for town


    Ashhurst residents are questioning roading officials' plans to guide more than 6000 vehicles a day through their previously sleepy...

    Ashhurst residents are questioning roading officials' plans to guide more than 6000 vehicles a day through their previously sleepy village.
    Bikepacking Vietnam: A ride to remember

    Bikepacking Vietnam: A ride to remember


    Not all bikepacking experiences are created equal. There's plenty of overland epics that require horsepower and perseverance. Vietnam isn't one of...

    Not all bikepacking experiences are created equal. There's plenty of overland epics that require horsepower and perseverance. Vietnam isn't one of those.
    Woman attacked in road rage incident upset other drivers didn't help

    Woman attacked in road rage incident upset other drivers didn't help


    A woman who was left bruised and shaken after a violent road rage incident wants to know why other drivers didn't answer her calls for...

    A woman who was left bruised and shaken after a violent road rage incident wants to know why other drivers didn't answer her calls for help. 
    Supreme winner: Volkswagen Polo is our Top Car of 2018

    Supreme winner: Volkswagen Polo is our Top Car of 2018


    AT A GLANCE ​Prices: $25,490 to $38,490.Engines:​ 1.0-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder with 70kW/175Nm or 85kW/200Nm, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol with 147kW/320Nm.Fuel consumption: 4.7-5.9 litres per...

    AT A GLANCE
    ​Prices: $25,490 to $38,490.
    Engines:​ 1.0-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder with 70kW/175Nm or 85kW/200Nm, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol with 147kW/320Nm.
    Fuel consumption: 4.7-5.9 litres per 100km.
    Top motoring moments of 2018

    Top motoring moments of 2018


    Okay, the year is not quite over yet: anything could happen. But we've clocked up a multitude of classic motoring moments already, so let's take a look at some of the...

    Okay, the year is not quite over yet: anything could happen. But we've clocked up a multitude of classic motoring moments already, so let's take a look at some of the best.
    Ashhurst stuck with state highway traffic

    Ashhurst stuck with state highway traffic


    Signals that plans for a traffic bypass route around Ashhurst would be shelved have been...

    Signals that plans for a traffic bypass route around Ashhurst would be shelved have been confirmed.