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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 >>

Strong New Vehicle Registrations Of Hybrids And PHEVs In April 2022 But Light Commercial Vehicles Crash

Monday, 2 May 2022, 5:37 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that as anticipated following the introduction of the Clean Car Discount fees that became operative on 1 April, registrations of 9,756 vehicles for the month are the weakest month of April ... More >>

Rush To Beat Clean Car Discount Fees Leads To Highest Ever Monthly Sales Of New Vehicles

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 7:01 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that as anticipated in the lead up to the Clean Car Discount fees that became operative on 1 April, the March 2022 figures of 21,044 vehicles are the strongest for any month of the year ... More >>

MIA Urges Motorists Not To Switch To Lower Grade Petrol To Save Money

Friday, 11 March 2022, 3:42 pm | Motor Industry Association

With record high fuel prices, the Motor Industry Association (MIA) is urging motorists not to be tempted to use a lower grade of petrol in an effort to save money. Then MIA says owners of cars that require a higher grade of fuel – 95 or 98 octane – ... More >>

Changes To Clean Car Discount Fees For Used Imported Cars Is An Insult To Sensible Environmental Policies

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 7:02 pm | Motor Industry Association

Andy Sinclair, President of the Motor Industry Association of New Zealand says “The Government’s decision, announced yesterday, to lesson fees on used imported vehicles under the clean car discount, which comes into effect from 1 April this year, is ... More >>

February 2022 New Vehicle Registrations Remain Strong

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 7:39 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that the February 2022 figures are the strongest for the month of February ever. Registrations of 12,551 were 0.5% up on February 2021.  Year to date the market is down 1.2% (316 ... More >>

January 2022 New Vehicle Registrations Solid

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 8:12 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 13,514 sales of new vehicles for the month of January 2022, a decrease of 2.73% (379 units) on the same month in 2021. The market remains solid despite stock levels remaining ... More >>

Largest Drop In New Vehicle CO2 Emissions Since 2006 Won’t Avoid Future Government Penalties And Price Increases

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 4:06 pm | Motor Industry Association

MIA Chief Executive David Crawford says there were 25,194 new vehicles powered by some form of electrification sold in New Zealand last year. That’s a 94% increase on the previous year, when 12,997 were sold. This increase reduced average greenhouse ... More >>

The December Numbers Are In – A Record Year For New Vehicle Registrations

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 6:28 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 12,097 sales of new vehicles for the month of December 2021, making it the strongest month of December in record. Registrations were up 44.3% (3,714 units) on the same month ... More >>

November 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Break Records

Friday, 3 December 2021, 7:45 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 16,327 sales of new vehicles for the month of November 2021, an increase of 37.3% (4,438 units) on the same month in 2020. It was the strongest month of November on record ... More >>

October 2021 New Vehicle Registrations

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 7:02 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 13,870 sales of new vehicles for the month of October 2021, an increase of 16.8% (1,994 units) on the same month in 2020. Year to date there have been 136,886 registrations, ... More >>

September 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Strongly Rebound

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 7:23 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that September 2021 sales of new 16,518 vehicles showed a strong rebound with the country moving down alert levels, even with Auckland still in Alert Level 3. It was the second strongest ... More >>

August 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Takes a Covid Hit

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 3:14 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that August 2021 sales of new vehicles were heavily affected by the countrywide Alert Level 4 snap lockdown. For the month of August there were 6,746 vehicles sold compared to 10,610 ... More >>

July 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Boosted By EV Rebate Scheme

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:57 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that July 2021 sales of new vehicles were boosted by the recently introduced rebate scheme. July 2021 registrations were 15,053 units compared to 12,263 units for July 2020. Year to date ... More >>

June 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Continue Strong Performance

Friday, 2 July 2021, 3:39 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that June 2021 sales of new vehicles reflects current market opportunities and constraints. As has been the case for the year to date, the market continues to be logistically challenging ... More >>

At Last – Incentives For Electric Vehicles

Sunday, 13 June 2021, 1:28 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that after several years of calling for incentives for low emission vehicles the Minister of Transport Michael Wood has today announced their introduction. We are delighted that at last ... More >>

MIA Cautiously Welcomes The Climate Change Commission’s Report

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 12:46 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says the Climate Change Commission’s report, released today, makes some good suggestions on a package of regulatory tools aimed at accelerating the uptake of low emissions vehicles. These ... More >>

Motor Industry Association Welcomes Budget Initiatives For Cleaner Vehicles

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:22 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that the new vehicle sector welcomes a number of announcements in today’s budget. The provision in Budget 2021 that establishes a $302 million tagged contingency to implement a regime to ... More >>

Stock Arrivals Boost April 2021 New Vehicle Registrations

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 5:18 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that April 2021 was the strongest April on record for sales of new vehicles, which were boosted by arrivals of new stock. Comparing April this year to April 2020 is a statistical challenge ... More >>

March 2021 New Vehicle Registrations Strongest On Record

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:16 pm | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that despite March 2021 being the strongest March on record for sales of new vehicles, a year on from our first Covid-19 lockdown restrictions our sector is still operating under disrupted ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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