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The rise and rise of New Zealand’s used imported car market

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 5:12 pm | Motor Trade Association

The used import vehicle market continues to rise, with a 15 percent increase in the sales of both passenger and commercial vehicles against the same month last year, while the whole market rose 12 percent. More >>

Used imported passenger car sales up 25 percent in Jan 2015

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:44 pm | Motor Trade Association

Golden weather and summer holidays have not interrupted activity in New Zealand’s vehicle sales industry, with large numbers of used imported cars in particular driving off dealerships in January. More >>

Vehicle sales: double-digit growth in (almost) every sector

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 10:37 am | Motor Trade Association

New Zealand’s 2014 total vehicle sales showed a 21 percent increase over the previous year, with double-digit growth in almost every sector. In 2014, 265,216 new and used imported vehicles were registered, significantly more than the 218,329 vehicles sold ... More >>

NZ vehicle sales pass FY2013 (with a month to spare)

Friday, 5 December 2014, 10:47 am | Motor Trade Association

New Zealand vehicle sales have already outpaced last year’s total sales – and 2014 still has a month left to run. More >>

Hilux, Ranger: tight competition for NZ’s top-selling ute

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 5:37 pm | Motor Trade Association

As New Zealand’s economic fortunes continue to improve, a fierce and close competition for the country’s top selling light commercial vehicle is shaping up. More >>

What are New Zealand’s favourite cars?

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:14 am | Motor Trade Association

September saw continued strong growth in all sectors of the market, and an analysis of the year-to-date market share data has revealed the country’s most popular imported used and new models. More >>

Used import sales building up to push all-time high

Monday, 11 August 2014, 5:22 pm | Motor Trade Association

Sales of used import vehicles are up 25 percent this July, compared to the same month last year – a staggering increase, as the overseas-registered market continues to build to levels last seen in the early years of the 2000s. More >>

Spanners fly in Southland: MTA Fastest Spanner 2014

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:46 pm | Motor Trade Association

Automotive technicians from across Southland battled it out with technique, skill, teamwork and panache for the title of MTA Fastest Spanner: 2014. More >>

Motor Trade Association's top six winter motoring tips

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 1:28 pm | Motor Trade Association

New Zealand’s winters can test even the most reliable cars, and the safest drivers, on our roads. Cold starts, icy and wet roads, early nightfall and heavy rains all put extra strain on the complex mechanical operations of the modern motor vehicle. More >>

Record sales of new and used imported vehicles

Monday, 7 July 2014, 12:47 pm | Motor Trade Association

New commercials, new and used imported passenger vehicles and motorbikes all saw strong sales for both the month and the first half-year – with some sectors moving the highest volumes since records began. More >>

MTA announces appointment of new Chief Executive

Friday, 23 May 2014, 3:25 pm | Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association (MTA) National President David Storey has announced the appointment of Warwick Quinn to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for MTA. More >>

Car condition is the driver’s responsibility

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 2:33 pm | Motor Trade Association

Drivers need to take greater responsibility for the roadworthiness of their vehicles now more than ever, Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. More >>

Consumer confidence clear as April vehicle sales soar

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Motor Trade Association

The New Zealand vehicle market continues to enjoy the benefits of renewed consumer confidence with sales of 18,767 New Zealand new and used import vehicles during April. This was 2,774 units (17 percent) more than the same month last year making it the ... More >>

NZ vehicle fleet size increasing

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 10:49 am | Motor Trade Association

Traffic volumes seem set to increase as the size of New Zealand’s national car fleet continues to grow, says Motor Trade Association (MTA). More >>

Strong used import sales help boost March vehicle sales

Friday, 4 April 2014, 4:01 pm | Motor Trade Association

The vehicle sales market ended the first quarter impressively, with total sales of new and used imported vehicles maintaining their strong performance. Sales of 22,099 units in March were up 4,548 (26 percent) over the same month last year. More >>

NZ new car buyers buck world trend

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:52 am | Motor Trade Association

New Zealand’s new car buyers are taking a different route to the rest of the world when it comes to their choice of vehicle, Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. More >>

Strong new and used import vehicle sales in February

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:20 pm | Motor Trade Association

Strong sales across both the New Zealand new and used import vehicle sectors have made February 2014 the best February since 2006. Passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and even on-road motorcycles all experienced increased demand during the month, compared ... More >>

MTA welcomes decision to make ESC mandatory

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:29 pm | Motor Trade Association

Motor Trade Association (MTA) welcomes the announcement by Associate Minister of Transport Michael Woodhouse earlier today that Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is to become mandatory for new and used vehicles in New Zealand. More >>

Vehicle sales off to a flier in January

Friday, 7 February 2014, 4:25 pm | Motor Trade Association

2014 has started very strongly in terms of vehicle sales, with both the New Zealand new and used imported sectors performing ahead of January 2013. The passenger and commercial vehicle, as well as on-road motorcycle segments, all recorded strong gains. More >>

NZ’s taste in vehicles shifting

Friday, 17 January 2014, 1:53 pm | Motor Trade Association

Rising fuel prices have had a significant effect on the makeup of the New Zealand vehicle fleet in recent years, says Motor Trade Association (MTA). More >>



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