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New Vehicle Market Continues its Bumpy Ride for 2019

Friday, 2 August 2019, 6:47 pm | Motor Industry Association

Fewer new vehicles were sold in July compared to the same month last year continuing our expectation that the overall market for the year will be down on 2018. More >>

MIA worried about future of vocational training

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:13 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says it’s concerned that industry and employers will lose influence over vocational training because of a major overhaul of vocational education and training announced by the Government today. More >>

New car sector welcomes Clean Car discussion

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:23 am | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says we welcome sensible discussions on ways to make vehicles cleaner and greener and the new car sector will work constructively with the Government on what we believe are the best mix of policies to achieve that outcome. More >>

Heat Comes Off New Vehicle Market

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 5:02 pm | Motor Industry Association

Fewer new vehicles were sold in June compared to the same month last year confirming that the overall market for the year will be down on 2018. More >>

Ban on unsafe used imports desperately needed

Monday, 17 June 2019, 12:03 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says it would welcome discussion on sensible policies to ban unsafe used vehicles from being imported into New Zealand as part of the government’s new road safety strategy. More >>

Worksafe and ACC experimenting with farmers’ lives

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 5:18 pm | Motor Industry Association

Government agencies are experimenting with farmers’ lives in their call for untested CPDs (crush protection devices) to be fitted on ATVs. Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says international research suggest there is no credible ... More >>

Worksafe recommendations on quad bikes misguided

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:11 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says there is a lack of credible evidence and independently certified safety standards to support the recommendation by Worksafe that all ATVs (quad bikes) be fitted with their recommended so-called crush protection devices ... More >>

May 2019 New Vehicle Registrations Significantly Down

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:34 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “May 2019 registration figures of 12,259 vehicles were down 13.5% (1,910 units) on the same month in 2018, indicating a significant softening of the vehicle market. ... More >>

MIA supports call for ATV safety review

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 4:16 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says it would welcome the opportunity to work with users and officials to review guidance on the safe use of ATVs (all terrain vehicles) and ROVs (recreational off-highway vehicles). This follows a call from the Coroner ... More >>

MIA supports call for ATV safety review

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 1:59 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association says it would welcome the opportunity to work with users and officials to review guidance on the safe use of ATVs (all terrain vehicles) and ROVs (recreational off-highway vehicles). More >>

April 2019 New Vehicle Registrations A Record

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:32 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “April 2019 registration figures of 10,640 vehicles were up 2.0% (217 units) on the same month in 2018, continuing the up and down monthly trend for 2019 year to date. The ... More >>

March 2019 New Vehicle Sales Soften

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:36 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “March 2019 registration figures were down 5.4% (757 units) on the same month in 2018. Year to date the market is down 3.7% (1,485 units) on the first three months ... More >>

February 2019 New Vehicle Sales Up Slightly on 2018

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:31 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “The February 2019 figures shows the new vehicle is up slightly on the same month in 2018. There were 11,699 vehicles registered in the month of February up 1.5% (168 units) ... More >>

Motor Industry Association Doesn't Support Roll-up of ITOs

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:23 pm | Motor Industry Association

On Wednesday the Minister of Education Hon Chris Hipkins released wide-ranging proposals for vocational education in New Zealand, announcing three proposals for public consultation. The proposed reforms will: • Create one institution combining the 16 polytechnics, ... More >>

New Vehicle Registrations for the Month of January 2019

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:34 pm | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “The January 2019 figures shows the new vehicle market begins the new year down on January 2018. There were 13,938 vehicles registered in the month of January down 6.0% (896 ... More >>

2018 New Vehicle Registrations - Another Record Year

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 5:28 pm | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “The December 2018 figures are in and despite a softening market with ups and down during the year, 2018 is the fifth year in a row of record new vehicle registrations. While ... More >>

November 2018 New Vehicle Registrations Steady as She Goes

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:20 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “Registration of 14,359 vehicles for the month of November while marginally down on November 2017 (235 units/ -1.6%) reflects a steady as she goes market. Year to date the market ... More >>

October 2018 New Vehicle Registrations Hit All Time High

Friday, 2 November 2018, 6:44 pm | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says “Registration of 16,670 vehicles for the month of October is not only the strongest month of October ever but also sets a new monthly record for any month of the year ever. The previously ... More >>

September 2018 New Vehicle Registrations Soften Slightly

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 4:55 pm | Motor Industry Association

September 2018 New Vehicle Registrations Soften Slightly David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says “September 2018 new vehicle registrations of 13,910 vehicles were down 4.0% (597 units) on September 2017. Year to date, the ... More >>

MIA Press Release – Genuine is Best

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:44 am | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “in response to several unfortunate issues arising from the use of third party parts in vehicle repairs or servicing, New Zealand Distributors of new vehicles are ... More >>

 

 

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