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14 July 2023
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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E: A Blend of Tradition and Innovation

Explore the electrifying world of the Mustang Mach-E in our detailed review. Discover its thrilling performance, tech-laden interiors, and Mustang heritage, and see why this all-electric SUV will make waves in New Zealand’s vehicle market.
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1 July 2023
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Sustainable Driving: New Zealand’s Accelerating Electric Vehicle Revolution

Discover Sustainable Driving: New Zealand’s Accelerating Electric Vehicle Revolution guide, your go-to resource for navigating the world of EVs in NZ. Explore top EV models, charging networks, and future innovations for a greener and more sustainable future.
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27 June 2023
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New Hybrid Hilux confirmed for early 2024

The hybrid Hilux will have a 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine and six-speed automatic transmission and comprises an additional 48V battery, electric motor-generator, and other components.
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27 May 2023
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Limited Edition Subaru WRX 2.4T AKA Unleashed in New Zealand!

Brace yourselves for the upcoming release of the highly anticipated Subaru WRX 2.4T AKA special edition. This limited edition model, named after the Japanese word for red, will be exclusively available in the New Zealand market. With only ten units available, this is a rare opportunity for performance car enthusiasts to own a piece of iconic Subaru history.
28 April 2023
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Own a frequently stolen car? Here’s how you can avoid losing yours

According to recent reports, car theft is on the rise in New Zealand, with certain models being particularly targeted by thieves. If you own a car that is frequently stolen or want to protect your vehicle from potential theft, we’ve got you covered. Here are some practical tips to help you avoid becoming a victim and keep your beloved car
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5 April 2023
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2023 Top Selling Cars – Ford Ranger Dominates and BYD Shines

In the competitive New Zealand automotive market, Ford Ranger reigned supreme in March, selling 1,333 units, while Toyota’s Hilux ranked second with 834 units sold. Notably, Toyota has limited its Hilux imports to maintain lower fleet emissions. Electric vehicle (EV) sales in New Zealand continue to surge, with 2,656 battery electric vehicles (BEVs), 515 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and 2,503 hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs)
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4 April 2023
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The Best 2022 Electric Cars in the New Zealand Market: A Comprehensive Comparison

As the world continues to shift towards sustainable energy sources, the electric vehicle (EV) market has experienced rapid growth. In New Zealand, the government and the automotive industry are working together to increase the adoption of EVs. In this blog, we’ll look at the best 2022 electric cars available in the New Zealand market, comparing their pricing, performance, and features.
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4 April 2023
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Ford Falcon – A Blend of Practicality and Kiwi Heritage

The Ford Falcon is a full-sized car that was manufactured by Ford Australia from 1960 to 2016. Although production ceased in 2016, many used Falcons are still in circulation, continuing to be popular among enthusiasts and families alike. In this review, we’ll take a practical approach to dissect what makes the Ford Falcon a car worth considering.
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