Holden has released details of the first-ever diesel Commodore, launching it alongside the first diesel-powered version of the new medium-size SUV, the Equinox.
It's not hard to believe that the Subaru Outback accounts for about 45% of all the Subarus sold in New Zealand each year.
Introducing the Mercedes-AMG G 63. Like Vegemite, you either love it or hate it.
First came Kia Motors New Zealand’s launch of the Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models in March, and now the company reports strong interest in the all-electric Niro EV recently unveiled in Korea.
Having dominated the ute market for the last three years, Ford NZ says it will launch its 2019 Ranger in October.
Subaru of New Zealand recently struck a deal with Federated Farmers to equip its national territory managers with all-wheel-drive Subarus to help them do their jobs.
Winning umpteen car-of-the-year titles in 2017 for the Kodiaq, Skoda might now be up for the double in 2018 with its new mid-sized SUV -- the Karoq.
The Ford Ranger ute has been remarkably successful since its launch, but until now, wanabee Ranger owners who wanted to stand out were largely limited to the Wildtrak models or some localised customisation.
It doesn't seem too long since Hyundai was the new kid on the block, but the last decade has seen it emerge as a key player.
A limited-edition Holden Colorado — just 100 units nationwide — will become the prized possession of a select bunch of Holden fans when it goes on sale this month.
Buying a house, horse or car is often about first impressions, so the first look at the Skoda Octavia RS wagon is likely to have you reaching for the chequebook – if you still have one.
LDV distributor Great Lake Motors says it expects to shake up New Zealand’s ute market with its new LDV T60.
The new kid on the SUV block will have auto sales and marketing managers burning the midnight oil and scratching their heads as they wonder how to deal with this – the Skoda Kodiaq.
When we reviewed the VW Amorak in February 2016, it was fair to say we quite liked it. For 2017, that ‘like’ has just moved up to a ‘love’, especially because of the new V6 engine offering.
You might have to wait a while to buy one, but Holden will premiere the new Commodore Sportwagon at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
This new year might just be the time to buy a new vehicle.
Now entering its 21st year since the launch in 1995, the Toyota RAV 4 has graced the yards or driveways of 28,500 buyers and retains its dominant stake in the competitive SUV market.
Jeep is celebrating 75 years of 4x4, military history and outdoor adventure in 2016 and to mark the event, Jeep New Zealand has launched commemorative versions of the Wrangler, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee.
High demand is anticipated for the new Suzuki Vitara Turbo soon to be launched in New Zealand.
Any way you look at it the Mahindra numbers are impressive: 500,000 vehicles a year, 200,000 employees, $US17 billion turnover and $US1 billion cash in the bank.
The VW Amarok has always had a following of ute buyers wanting something different from the norm.
Interestingly, on my first visit to NZ in 2001 my first hire car was a Rav4, picked up at Christchurch for a whistle-stop tour of Canterbury to Southland and back in three days.
As the top selling model for Kia Motors, the arrival of the 2016 Sportage SUV is timely considering New Zealand's current love affair with this type of vehicle.
Utes or pick-ups, as they are known in the northern hemisphere, don't have the following they have in these southern climes...