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Wojtek Czyz Paralympian

New Zealand’s (now) very own Wojtek Czyz is making waves, and not just in the world of para badminton. No stranger to global fame having won no less than four Paralympic Gold Medals over the years, he’s just been highlighted by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) Action Goals initiative, as a champion […]

Trucking Stylish – New VW Amarok Style review

2023 VW Amarok Style review NZ

By now you would be fully aware (I hope) that there’s an all-new VW Amarok in New Zealand, what’s more, there are three models to choose from, talk about being spoilt. Anyway, to help us figure out which Amarok would suit us best, VW New Zealand has given us almost the whole set to work, […]

Mahindra’s objet d’museum – a tour of the ‘Museum of Living History’

Mahindra’s ‘Museum of Living History’

Over the years I have been lucky enough to spend hours wandering through many vehicle brand museums, and to varying degrees, they tell a story of their past, present and future with the use of their vehicles – which makes perfect sense right? However, Mahindra’s ‘Museum of Living History’ is anything but the norm.  In […]

Kia partner, The Ocean Cleanup, delivers record 55-ton ocean plastic haul

Kia cleans up the ocean

Kia plans to use recycled plastic from a 55-ton haul recently reclaimed from the Pacific Ocean in its new EV models. The record-breaking amount of plastic reclaimed by Kia’s global partner, The Ocean Cleanup, marks the next phase in a seven-year global partnership agreed in April 2022 as part of Kia’s transformation into a leading […]

Dream Team – BYD ATTO 3 Trio range review


From New Zealand’s point of view, the BYD (Build Your Dreams) car brand has grown from zero to hero in the blink of an eye. In just a couple of years, It’s all-electric ATTO 3 vehicle, has not only amassed great unit sales (you’re bound to see one on the road today) but it’s also […]

Checking ID – VW ID.4 and ID.5 first drive NZ

VW ID.5 first drive NZ

According to Chanelle McDonald, General Manager Volkswagen Passenger Vehicles New Zealand, their new ID range (commencing with the ID.4 and ID.5) is ‘pivotal for the success of the brand’, and it’s a statement that underlines VW’s move to being a sustainable, emissions-free organisation. The New Zealand launch of the ID.4 and ID.5 was somewhat of […]

How about a VW Amarok camper?

Amarok camper

In addition to the new California Concept based on the Multivan, VW have released details of a ‘ready to camp’ new Amarok PanAmericana. This special pickup has been modified by the equipment supplier Genesis Import to create the perfect overlander/camper van, including a rooftop tent, a 270-degree awning and an equipped Alu-Cab hardtop. Volkswagen Commercial […]

World premiere of the new VW California CONCEPT

New VW California CONCEPT

The California by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is a statement, a motoring way of life: a full-value VW bus suitable for every day of the year, which can also be converted into a fully-equipped camper van for adventures of any kind from one minute to the next. It is this versatility that has made the California the […]