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    Harry and Meghan's stylish electric ride

    Harry and Meghan's stylish electric ride


    Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a dramatic departure for their evening reception, making the short drive from Windsor Castle to Frogmore House in a classic Jaguar convertible with the top...

    Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a dramatic departure for their evening reception, making the short drive from Windsor Castle to Frogmore House in a classic Jaguar convertible with the top down.
    Who cares about the royal wedding? The wedding car was more important!

    Who cares about the royal wedding? The wedding car was more important!


    The last royal wedding saw a touch of petrolhead class when William and Kate drove off in an Aston Martin DB6 MK2 Volante (which was the personal car of Will's dad - Charles got it as a 21st birthday gift), so the bar was set high for the wedding car...

    The last royal wedding saw a touch of petrolhead class when William and Kate drove off in an Aston Martin DB6 MK2 Volante (which was the personal car of Will's dad - Charles got it as a 21st birthday gift), so the bar was set high for the wedding car of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
    Wonderfully, and gloriously pointless, the Mercedes AMG G 63 is a shining, bellowing beacon

    Wonderfully, and gloriously pointless, the Mercedes AMG G 63 is a shining, bellowing beacon


    Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Megan Fox, Britney Spears, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart, Bradley Cooper and rapper TI Harris are probably all simultaneously quite excited right...

    Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Megan Fox, Britney Spears, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart, Bradley Cooper and rapper TI Harris are probably all simultaneously quite excited right now.
    Federal investigators are looking into Tesla's latest autopilot crash in Utah

    Federal investigators are looking into Tesla's latest autopilot crash in Utah


    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into a crash involving a Tesla Model S that was reportedly in autopilot mode when the accident occurred, according to the...

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into a crash involving a Tesla Model S that was reportedly in autopilot mode when the accident occurred, according to the agency.
    The ultimate mobile device? An Apple car is about to appear

    The ultimate mobile device? An Apple car is about to appear


    After CEO Tim Cook admitted last summer that Apple was indeed working on self-driving car technology, the company largely has remained mum on details. But with state permits to operate 55 autonomous cars in California US, it seems the iPhone maker could...

    After CEO Tim Cook admitted last summer that Apple was indeed working on self-driving car technology, the company largely has remained mum on details. But with state permits to operate 55 autonomous cars in California US, it seems the iPhone maker could be ready to try out some of its autonomous car tech on public roads.
    The road of the future is a life-sized slot-car track

    The road of the future is a life-sized slot-car track


    It's only two kilometres long, but a section of public road between Stockholm's Arlanda airport and Swedish state-owned logistics company PostNord's nearby hub has the potential to revolutionise electric...

    It's only two kilometres long, but a section of public road between Stockholm's Arlanda airport and Swedish state-owned logistics company PostNord's nearby hub has the potential to revolutionise electric vehicles.
    Fixing electric vehicles brings shock and fire risk for repairers

    Fixing electric vehicles brings shock and fire risk for repairers


    Electric vehicles may have fewer head-on crashes but electrocution and fire are bigger dangers for repairers, who have banded together to bring in new safety...

    Electric vehicles may have fewer head-on crashes but electrocution and fire are bigger dangers for repairers, who have banded together to bring in new safety standards.  
    Update: VW NZ withdraws Polo from sale over seatbelt danger

    Update: VW NZ withdraws Polo from sale over seatbelt danger


    Volkswagen New Zealand has issued a "stop sell' on the latest Polo after issues have been raised over the safety of its rear...

    Volkswagen New Zealand has issued a "stop sell' on the latest Polo after issues have been raised over the safety of its rear seatbelts.
    The hidden danger in your car's 'proximity' key

    The hidden danger in your car's 'proximity' key


    The remote proximity key - commonly known as "keyless entry" - is an increasingly common feature of new cars, with consumer demand for the convenience it offers driving adoption of the technology across model...

    The remote proximity key - commonly known as "keyless entry" - is an increasingly common feature of new cars, with consumer demand for the convenience it offers driving adoption of the technology across model ranges.
    Wellington urges Government to save Petone-Grenada highway from scrap heap

    Wellington urges Government to save Petone-Grenada highway from scrap heap


    Fears are growing the proposed Petone-Grenada highway, north of Wellington, could be scrapped, prompting pleas from civic leaders to save...

    Fears are growing the proposed Petone-Grenada highway, north of Wellington, could be scrapped, prompting pleas from civic leaders to save it.
    Geological testing starts on Manawatū Gorge replacement route

    Geological testing starts on Manawatū Gorge replacement route


    The long road to a replacement route for State Highway 3 between Manawatū and Hawke's Bay has begun, with testing starting on the ground where the new road will be...

    The long road to a replacement route for State Highway 3 between Manawatū and Hawke's Bay has begun, with testing starting on the ground where the new road will be built.
    New speed cameras won't stop 'the idiots', risk privacy

    New speed cameras won't stop 'the idiots', risk privacy


    A road safety expert says the Government's proposed new point-to-point cameras won't stop crashes – they'll alienate...

    A road safety expert says the Government's proposed new point-to-point cameras won't stop crashes – they'll alienate motorists.