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As we leave 2023 in our rear view mirror…

2023 Nissan X-Trail with e-Power and e-4orce review NZ

How about the cars we hope to drive (or see) in 2024 As we say bon voyage to 2023 and all its amazing highlights, including globetrotting from India and Saudi Arabia to the UK and Hamilton, getting behind the wheel of fast and not so fast vehicles, eating fine (and dubious) foods and let’s not […]

Fancy a break from Xmas movies

Sick and tired of Xmas movies? How about a little ‘Joy to your [automotive] world’ with a look at the new Aston Martin Valhalla being tested at Silverstone. Valhalla is Aston Martin’s first hybrid supercar, with prototype models now commencing real-world testing in earnest. It is at the forefront of Aston Martin’s transition from internal combustion […]

What’s in Santa’s Garage?

What's in Santa's garage

Oh, you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout—I’m telling you why! Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’s rolling in style. Forget the reindeer and sleigh; this year, Santa’s upgraded his ride for something with a little more horsepower and a whole lot of festive flair. First up on […]

BYD are Hungary for more

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has announced the next stage of its European strategy with the construction of a brand-new manufacturing and production centre in Szeged, Hungary. The state-of-the-art facility will be the first of its kind built by a Chinese automotive company in Europe and will have the advanced car production line. The factory will […]

Macca’s latest tasty treat – the new McLaren GTS

McLaren GTS NZ

McLaren has revealed the new GTS, which joins the McLaren line-up as a replacement for the GT. The super-lightweight GTS is engineered to delight drivers who demand the dynamic excellence and driving excitement of a McLaren and the ride comfort, refinement and luggage space suited to routine drives and extended journeys. “The new McLaren GTS […]

Santa’s sleigh would need 48,411 charges to get across the world

Santa's sleigh would need 48,411 charges to get across the world

The Christmas countdown is on, and Xcite Car Leasing have revealed how many charges it would take Santa, if he swapped his reindeer for a popular EV, to travel across 20 of the top EV-friendly countries. They also compared how many chargers there are per country and the cost Mr Claus would accumulate for these journeys.  Santa’s […]