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AA Driven NZ Car of the Year heralds new age in driving

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 7:25 pm | Automobile Association

The inaugural AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year Awards has tonight bestowed the country’s most prestigious award to the groundbreaking high-tech Mercedes-Benz A-Class. More >>

Auckland speed limit proposal a step too far – AA

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:16 am | Automobile Association

12 December 2018 The AA is urging Auckland Transport (AT) to take a more balanced approach to speed limit changes in Auckland in order to both improve safety and win widespread public support. It was confirmed yesterday that AT would be going out ... More >>

ACC levy changes a backward step for safety

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 11:51 am | Automobile Association

The NZ Automobile Association is disappointed with the announcement by the Government to end ACC’s Vehicle Risk Rating scheme. More >>

Innovative child protection alert

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 10:35 am | Automobile Association

Four new vehicles have achieved 5 stars in ANCAP’s latest round of safety ratings, including a vehicle with an innovative new child protection feature. More >>

AA warns rising fuel costs spells trouble for batteries

Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:17 am | Automobile Association

The AA is today sounding a warning to Kiwi motorists who are resorting to using their cars less because of rising fuel costs. More >>

AA awaits Government action on drugged driving

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 11:17 am | Automobile Association

The AA is calling on the Government to urgently progress its own actions to get drugged drivers off our roads. More >>

AA and Driven thrilled with response to awards

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:23 am | Automobile Association

The New Zealand Automobile Association and NZME’s Driven are thrilled at the positive response to the new premier AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year Awards for 2018. More >>

New Toyota Corolla achieves top safety rating

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 12:14 pm | Automobile Association

The brand new 12th generation 2018 Toyota Corolla has hit the New Zealand market with a 5 star safety rating from the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). More >>

Manawatu holiday park voted New Zealand’s best

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:20 am | Automobile Association

AA Travel and Tourism General Manager Greig Leighton has tonight presented Himatangi Beach Holiday Park in the Manawatu the supreme award of New Zealand’s Best Holiday Park. More >>

New SUVs achieve top safety ratings

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 10:43 am | Automobile Association

Volvo and Mazda's new SUVs have hit the New Zealand market with 5 star safety ratings from the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) - in spite of increased testing standards. More >>

AA welcomes certainty for EV drivers with EVRoam launch

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 3:12 pm | Automobile Association

The New Zealand Automobile Association welcomes the launch of EVRoam, a platform that will give EV (Electric Vehicle) drivers peace of mind in knowing exactly where their next charge is coming from. More >>

Are you distracted and dangerous?

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:52 pm | Automobile Association

This week (7-13 May) is Road Safety Week and the AA is challenging everyone to change one thing they do which will make them safer on our roads. More >>

Seatbelt deaths a serious problem across NZ society

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:48 am | Automobile Association

People in rural areas, driving for work and the elderly were some of the surprising groups new research has found to be dying in road crashes when not wearing seatbelts. The AA Research Foundation led a project in partnership with the Ministry of Transport, ... More >>

Range of vehicles hitting the market with top safety ratings

Monday, 26 February 2018, 5:24 pm | Automobile Association

Range of vehicles hitting the market with top safety ratings Four new European vehicles – including a ute, two SUVs and a car - are hitting the New Zealand market with 5 star safety ratings from the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). ... More >>

Skoda’s Kodiaq is New Zealand’s Car of 2017

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 7:28 pm | Automobile Association

Skoda’s Kodiaq is New Zealand’s Car of 2017 It’s been turning heads around the world since its launch and now the Skoda Kodiaq is New Zealand’s Car of the Year for 2017. The mid-priced 7-seat SUV faced down nine other finalists for the ... More >>

Holden and Hyundai offer up 5 star SUVs

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:05 pm | Automobile Association

Both Holden and Hyundai have earned top safety ratings for new market entries today. The Hyundai Kona, a small SUV, performed well in its crash test conducted by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) and also boasts autonomous emergency ... More >>

Lake Road Residents Consider Paying More to Ease Congestion

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:26 am | Automobile Association

AA Members on the Devonport Peninsula might be ready to green-light targeted rates to see the constant congestion along Lake Road improved. More >>

AA Welcomes 110km/h Decision

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:55 am | Automobile Association

The AA is pleased to learn that the NZ Transport Agency has decided the Cambridge Section of the Waikato Expressway and Tauranga Eastern Link Toll Roads will both have a 110km/h speed limit from mid-December. More >>

Top safety marks for Toyota’s new Camry

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:49 pm | Automobile Association

While not available in New Zealand until early next year, Toyota’s newest Camry has earned the top safety rating from the Australasia New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). More >>

Chinese-Made SUV & Ute Reach Top Safety Mark

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:02 am | Automobile Association

Two more Chinese brands – the LDV T60 and Haval H2 – have hit the top safety mark this week following the MG GS last month. More >>

 

 

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