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Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 9:44 am | Automobile Association

Safe cars don’t cost an arm and a leg according to latest safety rating guide More >>

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:07 pm | Automobile Association

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers The Government’s intention to make alcohol interlocks mandatory for many drink drivers is a much-needed advancement to keep innocent people safe on the roads. More >>

Proceed with caution on congestion charging – AA Members

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 9:44 am | Automobile Association

3 AUGUST 2016 Proceed with caution on congestion charging – AA Members Auckland AA Members open to the idea of congestion charging, but they are not yet ready to sign up to it. That’s the main finding of a new survey of Auckland AA Members, ... More >>

Watch out when filling up at truckstops

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:37 am | Automobile Association

2 August 2016 Watch out when filling up at truckstops The Automobile Association is warning motorists to be extra vigilant when buying fuel at truckstops, after several catastrophic incidents with people inadvertently filling up with Diesel Exhaust Fluid. ... More >>

Seniors set to get free AA coaching session

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:48 am | Automobile Association

Advances in health care and technology mean New Zealanders are living and driving for longer, but how do we ensure that the driving we’re doing in our golden years is up to speed? The AA is set to roll out a solution. More >>

Buyers get safety and value with latest ANCAP rated vehicles

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 3:52 pm | Automobile Association

Consumers expecting to pay big bucks for the latest safety technologies will find their dollar goes further with the affordable 2015 Kia Optima, which has just been awarded a 5 star ANCAP safety rating. The sedan comes equipped with a raft of safety ... More >>

Padding out the school holiday winter to-do list

Monday, 11 July 2016, 9:53 am | Automobile Association

Colder months usually see New Zealanders rug up, all except the people who know how to make the most of it. They’re inspiring the rest of us in the winter issue of AA Directions. More >>

New Subaru launches with a 5 star safety win

Monday, 27 June 2016, 9:33 am | Automobile Association

Subaru has two things to celebrate today. Alongside the launch of the Subaru Levorg in the New Zealand market, Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has also awarded the car a 5 star safety rating. More >>

New rural highway safety programme will save lives - AA

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:16 am | Automobile Association

The Government’s significant new investment in improving New Zealand’s highest risk rural highways is a great day for road safety, says the Automobile Association. More >>

Popular sports car punches above its weight for safety

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:17 pm | Automobile Association

Popular sports car and 2015 New Zealand Car of the Year finalist, the Mazda MX-5, has been awarded a 5 star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). The 2015 model is an improvement on its 4 star predecessor and has one of ... More >>

AA Traveller welcomes additional Cycle Trail funding

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:11 pm | Automobile Association

AA Traveller welcomes the government’s increased commitment to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail with an additional $25 million in funding over the next four years. More >>

Electric vehicles package will increase choice for motorists

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 3:42 pm | Automobile Association

Media Release: 5 May 2016 Electric vehicles package will increase choice for motorists The AA welcomes the Minister of Transport’s announcement today of a package of initiatives to promote the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand. “With our ... More >>

Long weekend traffic nightmares avoidable

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:17 pm | Automobile Association

Long weekend traffic nightmares avoidable says AA Traveller You’ve booked the rooms, figured out the activities and know where you’re eating this long weekend, but how will you avoid the frustratingly slow holiday traffic? More >>

Safer vehicles more affordable for middle New Zealand

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:19 pm | Automobile Association

Big or small, luxury or standard the latest release of 5 star ANCAP safety ratings show consumer choice for buying a safe vehicle is at an all-time high. The small Holden Spark, Skoda Superb, Jaguar XF and Kia QL Sportage were all released in 2016 ... More >>

Road trippers find more to small towns than beauty

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:05 am | Automobile Association

Jumping in a car to hit the beach or to go to a favourite spot are fairly standard reasons for a Kiwi road trip, but what about finding out about who you are? More >>

AA has simple safety message for drivers this Easter

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:54 am | Automobile Association

AA has simple safety message for drivers this Easter The AA wants all drivers to focus on the A, B, C’s of staying safe this Easter weekend: Stay Alert, take Breaks and be Considerate. “Many drivers think that the only people who crash are speeding ... More >>

Kia steps up its safety game with latest ANCAP rating

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:03 am | Automobile Association

The latest Kia Carnival released in New Zealand in January has stepped up its safety game, receiving a solid 5 star ANCAP safety rating. The AA reported last year that the V6 Kia Carnival released in February 2015 revealed a heightened risk of serious ... More >>

Waikato Expressway begins last big push

Friday, 11 March 2016, 1:45 pm | Automobile Association

Media Release: 11 MARCH 2016 Waikato Expressway begins last big push Motorists can look forward to better travel times and improved safety, with the final project of the Waikato Expressway now under way. More >>

New Audi shines bright with latest ANCAP rating

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 11:36 am | Automobile Association

The latest Audi A4 has picked up a 5 star ANCAP rating just as it hits the New Zealand market this month. The medium car boasts a suite of advanced crash avoidance technologies as standard including Exit Warning, which scans the road or footpath for approaching ... More >>

Collaboration on Auckland transport well on track – AA

Friday, 19 February 2016, 3:03 pm | Automobile Association

Media Release: 19 February 2016 Collaboration on Auckland transport well on track – AA The AA welcomes the release today of the first report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), describing it as another important step in the collaborative ... More >>

 

 

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