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Local board member's car stolen as he was dropping off pizza for flood-affected families

Jon Turner was dropping off donations and pizza when his car was stolen.

Inquiry underway after 800 passengers' lives risked by Interislander ferry losing engine power in Cook Strait

The ferry drifted towards land, which the Harbourmaster says could have ended in disaster.

Tesla Model Y 7-Seater: Pros And Cons After Two Years Of Ownership

Does the Model Y live up to the hype after a few years of family road trips? Is it as family-friendly as these owners hoped?

F1 champion Button "definitely interested" in NASCAR road course outings

The 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button says competing in NASCAR Cup races on road courses is something he is "definitely interested in".

The best cars from the 1990s - which is your favourite?

With the 80s having been well and truly plundered for affordable classics, the 90s is next up. Here’s your ultimate guide to the cars to buy now – before their prices soar out of reach

Porsche 911 Coupe, Convertible Spied In The Cold Hiding Facelift

The redesigned front bumper has a cleaner look after losing the daytime running lights.

Tesla's Massive Price Cuts Send Shockwaves Across Auto Industry

While the shock comes as no surprise, the more interesting part will be how it impacts rival brands' future pricing and offerings.

'Garbage car culture': Beachgoers want cars banned at popular family spots

Cars are banned on most beaches but not all.

Is An Electric Suzuki Access Coming To India In 2024?

It will likely be a small-capacity scooter for the Asian market.

Renault’s Alpine Reportedly Considering Lotus Platforms For Electric SUVs

Alpine would like to launch two electric high-riders by 2028 and they may come to the US.

Munro Live Checks Out The Super-Efficient Mercedes EQXX

Cory from Munro Live asks all the right questions about the EQXX then is taken for a passenger ride.

X-GRIP Has New Radiator Guards For Beta RR Models

The Beta RR2T and RR4T have radiators right? So here are some bolt-on guards. It even comes in red to match your machine.

Wild things: extreme eighties machines

1980s were loud and very proud, and the cars were no exception

Detailers Cleaning Moldy Pontiac G6 Barn Find Is Satisfying To Watch

The G6, which was left to rot in the woods for five years, has been given a new lease on life.

Lada With A Clear Distributor Cap Is An Electrifying Experience

Our favorite Russian "scientists" are back at it again to answer questions nobody asked.

24 of the greatest Cadillacs

As America’s most famous luxury car marque hits a major milestone, we take a look at its most notable cars

Check Out Rough Crafts’ Honda CB1100 “Oriental Uppercut” build

Based on the 2021 Honda CB1100 RS Final Edition, Winston Yeh of Rough Crafts creates his own interpretation with “Oriental Uppercut.”

Ride Through Japan On The Back Of A Classic Kawasaki Meguro K3

Take a moto vlogging trip through Tokyo and through the history of the Meguuro with this video.

5 EV charging station stocks for long-term investors as the industry continues to rapidly evolve.

Many transportation experts see electric vehicles as the way of the future. One obstacle to widespread adoption is the lack of charging stations. In order for electric vehicles to become the new norm, there must be a infrastructure in place to support them. This means a significant investment in charging stations which many see as an opportunity. The demand for electric vehicles is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, and those...

Check Out Bridgestone's Unique All-Terrain Tires Made Exclusively For Lamborghini

The Bridgestone Dueler AT002 is the world's first all-terrain run-flat tire for supercars, developed for the Huracan Sterrato.

Have Some Exhaust Fabrication ASMR by 46works On A Moto Guzzi

Japanese custom fabrication shop, 46works, gives us a little clip of it’s exhaust work on a Moto Guzzi Lemans 1000.

Graphite can be a big winner in the booming EV industry. Learn about the best graphite stocks to invest in.

Graphite is a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries, and the demand for graphite is expected to skyrocket in the coming years as EVs become more popular. So if you're looking to profit from the booming EV industry, don't forget about graphite stocks. They could be big winners in the years ahead. Securities within this list have been determined to have a high impact to graphite market. We use an algorithm that helps us determine which...

The Average Price Of A Used Tesla Is Down $18,000 From 6 Months Ago

Teslas have never been more affordable than now.

Driveway Accident Reminds Us All Of The Importance Of Parking Brakes

On the bright side, it appeared that the only damages were on the truck and the garage door it hit.

Lamborghini Aventador Replacement Rendered After Leaked Design Patent

The unofficial renderings bring color to the black-and-white sketches.

Inflation reduction act puts charge in electric vehicle market! Here are the top EV stocks to watch.

Inflation reduction act passed the senate among raging debates about what it actually brings to the consumers and economy. Nevertheless, it will be good news for EV makers as it provides $7,500 tax credit for EVs beginning in 2023 for a decade! This will charge an already hot EV sector even more. With traditional automakers like Ford and General Motors entering the battle for the best EVs, picking the best EV stocks can be challenging. The...

10 top rally car flops

Drag Race: How Quick Is A Suzuki SV650 Off The Line In Traffic?

Hitting the drag strip isn't an everyday thing, but rolling away from stop lights is!

Check Out Ram 1500 Revolution BEV Concept's Third-Row Jump Seats

Ram designers took inspiration from folding stadium seats for the electric truck study's third row.

Can’t Afford A Triumph Scrambler Bond Edition? Get This Scale Model Instead

This scale model from Corgi just has to be the next best thing to an actual Scrambler 1200 XE Bond Edition.

Autonomous Driving: Here are the top 5 stocks innovating the way we drive.

Autonomous driving has an immense potential to revolutionize transportation industries. The market size makes it very appealing for big auto and tech companies. With so much at stake, it's clear that autonomous driving is one of the most important technological advancements to watch in the coming years. Investors who believe in these advancements may look for opportunties within this space with the highest returns. Securities within this list...

The Japanese Hummer you’ve never heard of

The Mega Cruiser is still Toyota's biggest off-roader, but was forever in the shadow of its American counterpart

Headed to San Francisco? Here's what you shouldn't miss!

This beautiful city is popular all over the world due to its cable cars and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. But there is more to the city than meets the tourist's eye. San Francisco also boasts of a unique mix of seaside views and diverse dining options, thanks to an area known as Fisherman's Wharf. Those who love vintage clothing and vinyl records ...

30 wonderfully utilitarian classic cars

Yamaha Presents The New EZ115 Commuter In The Malaysian Market

Yamaha keeps things simple with its newest entry-level commuter model.

Meet the Candela C-8: An Electric Boat Powered By Polestar

The Candela C-8 is an electric hydrofoil watercraft powered with Polestar 2 battery packs.

Mitsubishi Recently Uploaded 40 Years of Classic Rally Footage

The videos highlight the company's WRC and Dakar off-road racing heritage from 1967 to 2007.

So, Your Tesla Just Lost A Ton Of Value, But That's How Life Works

No one forced you to buy your car, it was your choice, and Tesla's pricing history is certainly no secret.

25 highlights at the Rétromobile 2023 sales

Watch: 'This is a first' - Chaos on Auckland's roads as water surges through buses travelling on motorway, cars submerged

Videos show buses being swept away and flooding inside operating buses.

21 classic car myths busted

Watch Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 Slide During Cold-Weather Testing

The company was collecting data for tuning the car's stability control.

20 sports cars that rocked Le Mans

Volkswagen ID Ruggdzz Body-On-Frame Electric SUV Could Happen

VW and Ford are analyzing the prospects of an Amarok/Ranger-based rugged electric SUV.

Wunderlich Comes Through With A Rear Fairing For The BMW R1250 GS Models

Here’s a rear fairing that adds a little bit of protection and style to your large BMW adventurer.

20 oddball Aston Martins

Ford Electric SUV Spied Testing In Europe

It reportedly goes on sale in Europe later this year.

Will Lidar remain centric in the future of autonomous driving? Learn about companies advancing Lidar technology.

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) uses laser to render the world in 3D. It has been an essential element in making self-driving cars. Recently, Tesla announced that it would no longer use this technology in its cars and questioned its "smartness". It is yet to be determined whether this technology remains crucial for autonomous driving but for those betting in its favor, we've collected the companies advancing lidar technology. This list's...

Will solid state batteries transform the EV industry? Here are the best companies to watch.

A key question for Electric Vehicle (EV) industry is whether solid state batteries will become the new norm. Solid state batteries are smaller, lighter, and could be more efficient than traditional lithium-ion batteries, and they have the potential to radically transform the EV market. Many major automakers are already investing heavily in solid state battery technology. For these reasons, investments in solid state battery technology could pay...

Watch Audi Activesphere Concept Change From Pickup To Fastback

Audi probably won’t put something like this into production, but it would be really cool if it did.