New cars revving up Kiwi retail sales

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

New car sales continue to push the volume of total retail trade sales up in New Zealand, with sales rising 1.9% in the December 2016 quarter reports Statistics NZ. It says motor-vehicles sales led most Read More

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New president takes the wheel at Motoring Writer’s Guild

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

The New Zealand Motoring Writer’s Guild has elected DIESELtalk editor and Auto Media Group chief reporter Robert Barry as its president for the next twelve months. Barry takes over at the wheel from immediate past Read More

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Goff disappointed at fuel tax rejection

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

Auckland mayor Phil Goff has expressed his disappointment at the government’s decision to rule out a regional fuel tax. Auckland Council has talked about introducing a fuel tax to help sort out the city’s traffic Read More

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30 to 40 brands will be EV only in a decade

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

Audi of America president Scott Keogh has made some bold statements in regards to the future of electric vehicles. According to Keogh, Audi will embrace EVs and he fully expects the franchised Audi dealers to Read More

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Thieves looking to make speedy getaways with motorbikes

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

Thieves are looking to make speedy getaways with other people’s motorbikes in Hawke’s Bay. Police have seen an increasing trend of motorbikes being stolen, including quadbikes being targeted rurally and road and trail bikes being Read More

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Ferrari brand speeds ahead of the field

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

Ferrari has been named the world’s strongest auto brand by a new study. Valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance undertakes the study every year, which also places Ferrari in the top 10 strongest brands of Read More

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Deaths on NZ roads higher than those in airline crashes

Posted on February 16th, 2017
Posted on February 16th, 2017

While fatal airline crashes often grab the headlines, a road safety charity is pointing out that more people die on our roads each year. Road Safety Education Limited (RSE) says 305 people died in 19 Read More

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Toyota hybrids pass 10 million global sales

Posted on February 15th, 2017
Posted on February 15th, 2017

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is celebrating 10 million sales of its hybrid vehicles. TMC hopes to increase global sales of its hybrid vehicles to 15 million customer deliveries by 2020 – an increase of 50 Read More

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