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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 >>

Why Do Kiwi Drivers Feel Unsafe?

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 1:13 pm | Automobile Association

More than a third of New Zealanders feel unsafe while driving and most don’t have confidence in the ability of other motorists. More >>

Market well covered with New Zealand Car of the Year top 10

Monday, 9 October 2017, 11:50 am | Automobile Association

9 October 2017 Market well covered with New Zealand Car of the Year top 10 Determining the best of the best for the 2017 New Zealand Car of the Year will be especially challenging for judges this December. The New Zealand Automobile Association and ... More >>

New Velar gets 5 star safety rating

Friday, 6 October 2017, 2:39 pm | Automobile Association

The Range Rover Velar has just been awarded a 5 star ANCAP safety rating after recently hitting the New Zealand market. More >>

Kiwis would rather have their boss in the car than in-laws

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:32 am | Automobile Association

28 September 2017 Kiwis would rather have their boss in the car than in-laws There are much worse fates than being stuck in traffic with your boss, Kiwi drivers say. The AA recently tried to bring some humour to the subject of congestion by asking ... More >>

Plenty of safe picks for city driving

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 10:47 am | Automobile Association

People on the lookout for a new light car can rest assured that there are plenty of safe picks to choose from, particularly with the release of the latest round of Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings. More >>

Turning a trend on its head leads to major Marketing win

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:16 pm | Automobile Association

15 September 2017 Turning a trend on its head leads to major Marketing win Bucking a global trend saw AA Membership & Brand General Manager Dougal Swift recognised as the 2017 Marketer of the Year at the NZ Marketing Awards last night. Award judges ... More >>

Plenty of options for safety conscious buyers

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 8:12 pm | Automobile Association

Plenty of options for safety conscious buyers The growing market of 5 star rated cars has been added to with the latest release of vehicle safety ratings giving safety conscious buyers plenty more options to choose from. In the newest round of Australasian ... More >>

Peugeot Delivers Safe SUV for Mum & Dad Buyers

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:48 am | Automobile Association

The family car market in New Zealand has had a solid new addition to its ranks with the release of the new Peugeot 3008, which has just achieved a 5 star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety rating. More >>

NZ Finally Increasing Best Weapon Against Drink Driving

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:17 pm | Automobile Association

Alcohol interlocks becoming a mandatory sentence is one of the most significant blows against drink driving in New Zealand’s history, says the Automobile Association. More >>

New Auckland transport package a welcome prospect

Friday, 4 August 2017, 11:05 am | Automobile Association

The AA welcomes the prospect of increased Central Government investment in Auckland transport infrastructure, and says that an early start on key projects is vital if Auckland is to keep ahead of the growth curve. More >>

Three Stars Not Good Enough for Family-Focussed LDV G10

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 8:44 am | Automobile Association

Families looking for a new people mover should give the LDV G10 a miss, says the AA, after it received a rare 3 star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety rating. More >>

Practice the basics as weather packs in, the AA warns

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:18 pm | Automobile Association

Practice the basics as weather packs in, the AA warns With snow, heavy rain and gales predicted to cause days of travel disruptions for much of the South Island and lower North Island, the AA is reminding drivers to take their time on the roads and avoid ... More >>

New Land Rover Ticks The Right Boxes for Kiwi Families

Friday, 30 June 2017, 11:13 am | Automobile Association

The list of safe cars that New Zealand families can choose from has grown after the latest Land Rover Discovery achieved a 5 star ANCAP safety rating across all its diesel variants. More >>

Don’t let Auckland stall while congestion charging explored

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:11 am | Automobile Association

7 JUNE 2017 Don’t let Auckland stall while congestion charging explored Transport officials are making important strides in exploring congestion charging in Auckland, but they can’t lose sight of the city’s more immediate transport issues, says ... More >>

 

 

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