It has been a very busy couple of weeks in the automobile industry.
Here are the latest car news stories making headlines.
- Stanford University Professor Tony Seba believes petrol cars will be obsolete within a decade. He believes many people will switch over to self driving electric vehicles instead. Stuff.co.nz has a look at his futuristic forecast.
- It’s the age old question, and one that we get asked a lot. Should I get a car with finance or should I save up and buy one instead? Driven.co.nz weighs up the pros and cons of both.
- Automotive giant Mazda has opened up it’s first museum (outside of Japan) in Germany. The 45 vehicles on display include
- We recently compiled a full list of the towing capacity which different Utes in New Zealand have.
- The New Zealand government is being encouraged to lead by example and roll out electric vehicles into their fleet. Activists and industry experts have said this will help New Zealand meet its climate change targets.
- The Holden Colorado is making a serious attempt to overtake the Ford Ranger as the leading Ute in the market. As National Field Days gets closer, they have unveiled a shiny black, special edition of the Colorado. This is good news for the Colorado, which was also named Ute of the year by Light Commercial Vehicle Magazine.
- Dave Mcleod from Tarmc has a look at the 2017 Kia Soul. Does it live up to the hype?
- Vehicle safety has become a real buzzword in the industry. And the AA and Transport industry revealed that by crashing a 1998 Toyota Corolla into a 2015 model.