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Public voting opens for AA Driven NZ Car of the Year

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:13 pm | Automobile Association

AA and NZME’s Driven have opened voting to the public to select their favourite vehicle of the top 10 finalists in the running for the 2019 AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year. More >>

Auckland speed limit changes too much, too fast

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:04 pm | Automobile Association

Auckland Transport (AT) has not listened enough to public concerns over large-scale speed limit changes, and compliance with the new speed limits is likely to be poor, the AA believes. More >>

Electric vehicles charge into contention for Car Of The Year

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:19 am | Automobile Association

AA and NZME’s Driven have today revealed that for the first time in the awards’ history, nearly a third of the top 10 contenders in the running for the country’s most prestigious motoring award are electric or hybrid models. More >>

Auckland AA Members ready and waiting for rapid transit

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:49 am | Automobile Association

The AA says its Auckland Members are sold on the idea of rapid transit, and that the onus is now on the Government to come up with a solution that delivers meaningful transport benefits at the same time as being affordable. More >>

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:28 pm | Automobile Association

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress. More >>

AA concerned at number of drink drivers avoiding interlocks

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 8:46 am | Automobile Association

Nearly half the drink drivers facing an alcohol interlock are not being sentenced to one, a report from the AA Research Foundation has found. More >>

Light rail delay creates highway opportunities

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 2:59 pm | Automobile Association

The AA is calling on the Government to bring forward critical highway projects while time is spent properly developing the plans for a rapid transit system in Auckland. More >>

Tesla Model 3 and new Audi A6 achieve 5 star safety ratings

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 4:10 pm | Automobile Association

The highly anticipated Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle and new Audi A6 have achieved 5 stars in the latest wave of safety ratings from ANCAP. More >>

City Rail Link cost blow-out: Public deserves better

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:13 pm | Automobile Association

18 April 2019 The AA is calling on the Government and Auckland Council to provide assurances that the cost blow-outs on Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) will be contained, and calling for much greater transparency and accountability when it comes to estimating ... More >>

Reducing risks on the road needs better reflection

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 10:11 am | Automobile Association

The AA is asking all drivers to remember to look in the mirror as we head towards the Easter break. More >>

Subaru Forester achieves 5 star safety rating

Friday, 15 March 2019, 12:21 pm | Automobile Association

The all-new fourth generation Subaru Forester has achieved a 5 star safety rating from ANCAP. More >>

Kia Cerato first in 2019 to achieve 5 star safety rating

Monday, 14 January 2019, 1:09 pm | Automobile Association

The new Kia Cerato range launching in New Zealand in February has achieved 5 star safety ratings in ANCAP’s first round of testing for 2019. More >>

Get your timing right for safe holiday driving

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:45 am | Automobile Association

The AA wants drivers to give themselves the gift of time to stay safe on the roads these holidays. “Every driver at some point is going to have something unexpected happen on the road in front of them and, when it does, every extra second you have ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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