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Compact SUV shines light on safety tech with 5 stars

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:01 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Due to hit the New Zealand market by May this year, Toyota’s latest offering is a compact SUV – the C-HR – which received a 5 star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). More >>

Holiday brains lead to lost keys and lock-ins

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:46 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Taking your car keys for a swim, leaving them in the bush, burying them in the boot under the groceries or giving them to the kids to play with – these are just a handful of the ways Kiwis managed to lock themselves out of their cars so far this ... More >>

Ford kicks off the year with a 5 star rating

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 10:46 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The New Zealand SUV market has grown to include another 5 star ANCAP safety rated vehicle with the addition of the new Ford Escape. More >>

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the existing State Highway 1 and rail corridor to the north and south of Kaikoura would be reconstructed, and that additional funding would be made available to speed up the process. More >>

Top cars for 2016 earn 5 star safety rating

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

New Zealand’s Car of the Year, the Mercedes Benz E-Class has added to its accolades earning a 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating. More >>

A summer of Must Do’s for Kiwi travellers

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Just in time for summer, AA Traveller has presented a freshly collated, vibrant collection of absolute Must-Do’s for Kiwi holidaymakers. More >>

New transport funding tools for Auckland

Friday, 2 December 2016, 11:14 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 2 December 2016 New transport funding tools for Auckland – look before you leap Auckland AA Members are ready to consider new ways to pay for the city’s transport infrastructure, but the most straightforward – and popular – ... More >>

Deadly December warning for drivers

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Deadly December warning for drivers The AA is reminding drivers to take special care as the most lethal month on our roads begins. More >>

New Holden Astra set to debut with 5 star safety rating

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 12:59 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

If you’re after a small, structurally safe car that looks out for more than just the driver then Holden’s latest offering- the Astra - will be one to keep an eye out for. More >>

Toyota ups its safety game with latest Landcruiser

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 8:38 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

The latest Toyota Landcruiser 70 single cab chassis has hit the market with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating, jumping up two stars after a number of upgrades. More >>

5 stars for yet to be released Holden

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Automobile Association

Holden will release the 2017 Trailblazer SUV later this year which will carry the same 5 star ANCAP safety rating of the 2012 Colorado 7 – the vehicle it is based on. More >>

An ANCAP first for the new Mazda CX-9

Monday, 4 July 2016, 10:51 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

September will see the launch of the new Mazda CX-9, the first of its kind to go through the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) and complete all the crash tests. The seven-seater SUV did extremely well in each of the destructive tests ... More >>

Open eyes and ears earn holiday park a national award

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:34 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Open eyes and ears earn holiday park a national award After going head to head with some of the best rated holiday parks in New Zealand, Russell Top 10 Holiday Park was announced as the winner of the 2016 AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award. More >>

Watch out for sun and ice on roads this weekend – AA

Friday, 3 June 2016, 10:03 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Sun-strike and icy roads are two things that drivers should be wary of this Queen’s Birthday Weekend, says the AA. More >>

No need to compromise on safety after release of new ratings

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:35 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

There is now greater choice for those in the market for a safe commercial van or people mover after the recent release of several 5 star ANCAP safety ratings. More >>

Congestion driving Aucklanders to breaking point

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 11:00 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

Congestion driving Aucklanders to breaking point – AA Traffic congestion is causing many Aucklanders to look at moving house, changing jobs or even leaving the city altogether, according to a new survey of Auckland AA Members. AA spokesman Barney ... More >>

User friendly information key to business and tourism growth

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 11:56 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

User friendly information key to business and tourism growth in the regions Pedal power is increasingly becoming part of the Kiwi holiday experience, to the advantage of regional businesses around the New Zealand Cycle Trails. They’re booming after ... More >>

Worrying increase in children and pets locked in vehicles

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 9:48 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

There is an alarming rise in children and pets locked inside vehicles this summer creating a spike in emergency AA Roadservice callouts. About 210 children and pets were rescued from vehicles by the AA from December 1 to January 31, an increase of ... More >>

Competition grows with the release of new ANCAP ratings

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:29 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

A string of 5 stars kicks off the New Year with the Mercedes-Benz GLC, Lexus RX and the Jaguar XE all awarded the highest ANCAP safety ratings. More >>

Demand for travel information grows as summer sets in

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:23 am | New Zealand Automobile Association

New Zealand’s love for a good summer adventure has seen domestic travel experts AA Traveller distribute more than three million maps and guides to keep up with growing demand. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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