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AA announces new CEO to guide next stage of journey

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 9:28 am | Automobile Association

The Board of New Zealand’s Automobile Association is delighted to announce that Nadine Tereora has been appointed as its new CEO from February next year. More >>

12 Calls To Make Transport Better, Safer And Cleaner

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 4:09 pm | Automobile Association

        The AA has published its Election Calls, highlighting 12 actions it wants the next Government to take to make transport better, safer and cleaner. The calls are realistic and achievable, says AA Motoring Affairs ... More >>

Super-charge Road Safety And Maintenance Investment Now: AA

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 8:28 am | Automobile Association

The AA is calling on the Government to super-charge investment in key areas of road safety and for road maintenance in order to help stimulate the economy in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The call comes in direct response to a request by the ... More >>

Resuscitated roads are vitally needed - AA

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 1:10 pm | Automobile Association

Motorists around the country will be welcoming today’s announcement from the Government of multiple major roading projects being resuscitated. More >>

AA sees plenty of potential in new road safety strategy

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 3:46 pm | Automobile Association

Greater investment in road safety is one of the most critical elements in the Government’s new Road To Zero 10-year strategy for the next decade, says the AA. The final version of the strategy was released today along with a plan of 15 actions that will take ... More >>

AA welcomes safer variable speed limits for schools

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 9:12 am | Automobile Association

Most drivers will be on board with the Government’s plans to reduce speed limits around schools and bring back signs ahead of speed cameras, says the Automobile Association. More >>

Public voting opens for AA Driven NZ Car of the Year

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:13 pm | Automobile Association

AA and NZME’s Driven have opened voting to the public to select their favourite vehicle of the top 10 finalists in the running for the 2019 AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year. More >>

Auckland speed limit changes too much, too fast

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:04 pm | Automobile Association

Auckland Transport (AT) has not listened enough to public concerns over large-scale speed limit changes, and compliance with the new speed limits is likely to be poor, the AA believes. More >>

Electric vehicles charge into contention for Car Of The Year

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:19 am | Automobile Association

AA and NZME’s Driven have today revealed that for the first time in the awards’ history, nearly a third of the top 10 contenders in the running for the country’s most prestigious motoring award are electric or hybrid models. More >>

Auckland AA Members ready and waiting for rapid transit

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:49 am | Automobile Association

The AA says its Auckland Members are sold on the idea of rapid transit, and that the onus is now on the Government to come up with a solution that delivers meaningful transport benefits at the same time as being affordable. More >>

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:28 pm | Automobile Association

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress. More >>

AA concerned at number of drink drivers avoiding interlocks

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 8:46 am | Automobile Association

Nearly half the drink drivers facing an alcohol interlock are not being sentenced to one, a report from the AA Research Foundation has found. More >>

Light rail delay creates highway opportunities

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 2:59 pm | Automobile Association

The AA is calling on the Government to bring forward critical highway projects while time is spent properly developing the plans for a rapid transit system in Auckland. More >>

Tesla Model 3 and new Audi A6 achieve 5 star safety ratings

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 4:10 pm | Automobile Association

The highly anticipated Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle and new Audi A6 have achieved 5 stars in the latest wave of safety ratings from ANCAP. More >>

City Rail Link cost blow-out: Public deserves better

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:13 pm | Automobile Association

18 April 2019 The AA is calling on the Government and Auckland Council to provide assurances that the cost blow-outs on Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) will be contained, and calling for much greater transparency and accountability when it comes to estimating ... More >>

Reducing risks on the road needs better reflection

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 10:11 am | Automobile Association

The AA is asking all drivers to remember to look in the mirror as we head towards the Easter break. More >>

Subaru Forester achieves 5 star safety rating

Friday, 15 March 2019, 12:21 pm | Automobile Association

The all-new fourth generation Subaru Forester has achieved a 5 star safety rating from ANCAP. More >>

Kia Cerato first in 2019 to achieve 5 star safety rating

Monday, 14 January 2019, 1:09 pm | Automobile Association

The new Kia Cerato range launching in New Zealand in February has achieved 5 star safety ratings in ANCAP’s first round of testing for 2019. More >>

Get your timing right for safe holiday driving

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:45 am | Automobile Association

The AA wants drivers to give themselves the gift of time to stay safe on the roads these holidays. “Every driver at some point is going to have something unexpected happen on the road in front of them and, when it does, every extra second you have ... More >>

AA Driven NZ Car of the Year heralds new age in driving

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 7:25 pm | Automobile Association

The inaugural AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year Awards has tonight bestowed the country’s most prestigious award to the groundbreaking high-tech Mercedes-Benz A-Class. More >>





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