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May 2024 Marks The Fifth Month Of Steep Decline In Light Passenger Registrations, A Hard Hit For The Industry

Monday, 10 June 2024, 1:09 pm | Motor Industry Association

The distressing trend of falling registrations has persisted for the year's first five months, underscoring the sector’s struggle. More >>

April New Vehicle Registrations Slow In Line With Start Of Financial Year

Friday, 3 May 2024, 3:08 pm | Motor Industry Association

New motor vehicle sales declined further in April, but in line with the usual trend of a softer month for what is the start of the financial year for many, according to the Motor Industry Association’s Mark Stockdale. More >>

Continuation Of Softening In New Vehicle Registrations In March

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:32 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive Aimee Wiley says that continued soft demand in March is attributable to the wider economic slowdown New Zealand is currently facing.  Higher interest rates to combat inflation have also dampened consumer ... More >>

MIA Welcomes Lower RUC Rate For PHEVs

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 2:30 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association (MIA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Transport Hon Simeon Brown of a reduced road user charge (RUC) rate for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) of $38 per 1,000km, or half the full RUC rate. Pending ... More >>

New Vehicle Registrations Hit Hard By Weak Demand In February For Light Passenger Vehicles

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 2:36 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive Aimee Wiley says that registrations in February slumped to 9,663 units on the back of weak demand for light passenger vehicles. Light passenger at 5,951 units is the lowest February result in 11 years, since 2013. ... More >>

August 2023 New Vehicle Registrations Remain Soft At 9,808 Units

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 8:27 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive Aimee Wiley says that new vehicle registrations remain soft in August at 9,808 units. The August result is 33.2% lower than August 2022, 28.7% lower than the monthly average for 2022 and 22.4% lower than the average ... More >>

May 2023 New Vehicle Registrations Overall Steady, However Passenger Vehicles Down And Commercial Vehicles Up

Friday, 2 June 2023, 6:24 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive Aimee Wiley says that May 2023 registrations of 13,354 held steady at just 0.1% (17 units) up on May 2022, noting that May 2022 registrations were lower than usual due to the introduction of Clean Car Discount ... More >>

Changes To Clean Car Discount From 1 July 2023

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 11:31 am | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association (MIA) welcomes some of Minister Wood’s announced changes to the Clean Car Discount (CCD) this morning, however we have significant concerns on several of the changes that will adversely impact the new vehicle sector. ... More >>

March 2023 New Vehicle Registrations Solid But Down On March 2022

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 10:22 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Principal Technical Adviser Mark Stockdale says that March 2023 registrations were down 23.8% (5,007 units) on March 2022, noting that March 2022 registrations were the highest on record due to the pending Clean Car ... More >>

Consumer NZ Testing Shows That Plug-in Hybrids Are Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles With A Conventional Engine

Wednesday, 8 March 2023, 9:32 pm | Motor Industry Association

The recent release of real-world fuel economy testing of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and hybrids by Consumer NZ has found that PHEVs used more fuel – up to 73% – than the so-called “claimed” fuel consumption. Overlooked in those ... More >>

New MIA Chief Executive Officer

Friday, 3 March 2023, 1:05 pm | Motor Industry Association

The MIA has now completed a lengthy and thorough process to identify a new Chief Executive Officer. I am delighted to announce that Aimee Wiley will be MIA’s next Chief Executive Officer, replacing David Crawford, when he retires mid 2023. Aimee ... More >>

February 2023 New Vehicle Registrations Hit For A Six By Cyclone Gabrielle

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 7:34 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that on the back of recent floods and the widespread disruption caused by cyclone Gabrielle, February 2023 registrations of 9,541 new vehicles were 23.7 % down (2,960 units) on February ... More >>

January 2023 New Vehicle Registrations Weaken

Friday, 3 February 2023, 9:55 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that on the back of a softening economy, January 2023 registrations of 12,481 new vehicles were 7.4% down (998 units) on January 2022. Registrations of 9,274 passenger and SUVs were ... More >>

Record Year For Passenger And SUV’s Driven By 77 Percent Increase In Registrations Of Electrified Vehicles

Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 9:38 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 11,840 sales of new vehicles for the month of December 2022, making it the second strongest month of December on record. December registrations were down 4.3% (706 units) on ... More >>

MIA Incredulous That The Clean Car Standard Includes Motorcycles

Monday, 19 September 2022, 1:35 pm | Motor Industry Association

When is a ‘Clean Car’ not a car? When it is a motorcycle. The MIA has been surprised to learn that the Land Transport Clean Vehicles Amendment Act, which enables the Clean Car emissions standard that will come into effect on 1 January 2023, also applies ... More >>

August New Vehicle Registrations Strongest On Record As Back Orders Get Filled

Saturday, 3 September 2022, 12:38 am | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association’s David Crawford says that 14,690 registrations of new vehicles for the month of August is the strongest month of August on record, largely due to shipments arriving allowing back orders to be filled. The month tally ... More >>

July New Vehicle Registrations Significantly Soften

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6:53 am | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association’s David Crawford says that 11,101 registrations of new vehicles for the month of July shows the market is significantly softer compared to July 2021. The weak market is bought on by raising costs of living, high fuel ... More >>

HAPINZ Report Points To Increasing The Uptake Of Electric And Low-emissions Vehicles

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 5:35 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association (MIA) welcomes the release of the updated HAPINZ report. MIA Principal Technical Advisor Mark Stockdale says the HAPINZ report shows that more can be done to reduce harmful emissions from the current vehicle fleet. ... More >>

New Vehicle Registrations Soften

Monday, 4 July 2022, 5:57 pm | Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association’s Mark Stockdale says that 12,049 registrations of new vehicles for the month of June shows the market is weakening in the face of raising costs of living, high fuel prices, continued vehicle supply constraints and ... More >>

New Vehicle Registrations Bounce Back In May 2022

Friday, 3 June 2022, 12:00 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that 13,337 registrations of new vehicles for the month of May were strong given current production constraints, weakening market conditions and geopolitical factors. Registrations of 10,575 passenger ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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