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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 >>

Vehicle sales improved in all sectors in 2013

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 12:43 pm | Motor Trade Association

2013 proved to be a very strong and successful year across the whole vehicle sales sector. Sales records were set in some segments, while others recorded their best performance in many years. More >>

MTA welcomes crackdown on illegal traders

Monday, 23 December 2013, 11:50 am | Motor Trade Association

Motor Trade Association (MTA) welcomes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) announcement that six people have been convicted of illegal vehicle trading over the past month – but warns there are probably many more traders operating ... More >>

New Consumer Law clarifies – and confuses

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 4:07 pm | Motor Trade Association

Parliament’s passing of the Consumer Law Reform Bill yesterday finally brings consistency and transparency to consumer rights – though some big issues remain, Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. More >>

Motorsport stars offer holiday driving advice

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 3:49 pm | Motor Trade Association

The holiday season is fast approaching – and with it, heavier road traffic and increases in the number of accidents. This year, Motor Trade Association (MTA) has teamed up with some of New Zealand’s top motorsport professionals to share tips ... More >>

Summertime towing: Check your trailer first

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 4:46 pm | Motor Trade Association

Whether you’re towing a boat to the slip for a day’s fishing, or taking advantage of longer days to take loads of rubbish to the tip, trailers get more use in summer than any other part of the year. More >>

Vehicle sales success still surprising industry

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 4:26 pm | Motor Trade Association

New Zealand’s motor industry continues to surprise itself – with sales in many segments on track to reach levels not seen for some time. More >>

MTA appoints new Chief Executive

Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:18 pm | Motor Trade Association

The President of the 4000 member-strong Motor Trade Association (MTA) Mr David Storey, has announced the appointment of Mr Rob MacGregor, a former CEO of Budget Rent-a-Car, Office Products Depot and a business transition specialist, as the Association’s ... More >>

 

 

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