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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Motoring articles  Motoring
    Electric car sounds mean we'll lose the 'purr' of engines — but what will we get instead?
     16 December 2018
    A handful of sound designers are already composing what electric cars will sound like — for drivers and for pedestrians who might not hear them coming.
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    The Vodafone Warriors and Auckland Transport joined forces with police last night to help stop drunken drivers
    15 Dec: The Vodafone Warriors and Auckland Transport joined forces with police last night to help stop drunken drivers... more
    Rally driver Hayden Paddon has high hopes of a return to the WRC
    15 Dec: Rally driver Hayden Paddon has high hopes of a return to the WRC... more
    Auckland Police are investigating reports of threats made at a commercial property in Glenfield
    14 Dec: Auckland Police are investigating reports of threats made at a commercial property in Glenfield... more
    There's reports of extensive flooding across Palmerston North
    13 Dec: There's reports of extensive flooding across Palmerston North... more
    Nearly 200 tanker drivers have called off a planned pre-Christmas strike, after reaching a deal with their employers
    13 Dec: Nearly 200 tanker drivers have called off a planned pre-Christmas strike, after reaching a deal with their employers... more
    Claims a majority of Auckland drivers don't want lower speed limits in the city centre
    12 Dec: Claims a majority of Auckland drivers don't want lower speed limits in the city centre... more
    NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft enters into interstellar space
    11 Dec: After 41 years on the road NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft finally enters interstellar space, 18 billion kilometres away from the Sun.... more
    A bid to slow drivers down ... and reduce crashes and injuries on Auckland roads
    11 Dec: A bid to slow drivers down ... and reduce crashes and injuries on Auckland roads... more
    Drivers spent less on fuel in November, with the biggest drop in fuel spending in a decade
    11 Dec: Drivers spent less on fuel in November, with the biggest drop in fuel spending in a decade... more

     Most Popular Recent Motoring News
     28 Nov: Sydney weather as it happened: BOM says rain easing after day of flash flooding chaos ++++++++
     17 Nov: Advance warning of a return to wintry conditions in the South Island, from late tomorrow +++++++
     19 Nov: Partial strike action from Waikato bus drivers has turned into a full blown lock out from their bosses +++++
     02 Dec: There are continued delays on State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge, which is down to one lane +++++
     22 Nov: A new survey has revealed petrol prices and inflation have leap-frogged healthcare and poverty as two of the biggest issue for New Zealanders ++++
     25 Nov: Shane van Gisbergen will need a lot to fall in his favour if he's to claim the overall Supercars title ++++
     10 Dec: Police have revealed the vehicle at the centre of the Grace Millane murder investigation was located in Taupo but not driven there by her alleged killer ++++

     Motoring NewsLinks
      12 Dec: Greg murphy honoured with neil nelson trophy memorial award (Stuff.co.nz)
      10 Dec: Acc knocked back by government over proposed hike in motoring levy (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Nov: Transport agency told to get off the sideline and act like a real referee (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Nov: Yamaha sinks $12m into kiwi ag-tech company robotics plus (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Oct: Paddy mcguinness and cricket legend freddie flintoff 'to replace matt leblanc as new hosts on top gear (NZ Herald)
      13 Sep: Motoring ahead (BBCWorld)
      9 Aug: Call for bus seatbelts on highways after latest fatal crash in inglewood (NZ Herald)
      7 Aug: Touring a county with 'special energy' - using a 1939 guidebook (BBCWorld)
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     Today's News

    Soccer:
    The Canterbury United Pride are backing their attacking instincts when they face the Northern Lights in the National Women's Football League final this afternoon 12:26

    Christchurch:
    An elderly woman who was hit by a car near Christchurch this morning, has died 12:07

    Law and Order:
    A man has been attacked by a shark, at Matauri Bay in the Far North 11:57

    Business:
    Businesses are under threat in Invercargill, where a fire bug is at work 11:36

    Motoring:
    Electric car sounds mean we'll lose the 'purr' of engines — but what will we get instead? 11:16

    Boxing:
    Joseph Parker denies he's a dirty boxer 11:06

    Rugby:
    Kiwi Craig Ross has lost his first round match at the World Darts Championships in London 10:26

    Tennis:
    Former world number three and four time champion David Ferrer has been handed a main draw wildcard for next month's ASB tennis Classic in Auckland 10:06

    International:
    World's longest bridge further blurs lines between China and Hong Kong 10:06

    Rugby League:
    Low blow Joe 9:46

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