AHG shareholders will be smiling today after the Western Australia (WA) based automotive retailer revealed it is heading for a record year in new car sales as it tracks towards a record of 1.15 million Read More
AHG shareholders will be smiling today after the Western Australia (WA ...
TMP, the company that owns and operates the international motorsport park at Taupo, say it is to be renamed the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park. The motorsport park’s future was re-assured following a financial and management Read More
TMP, the company that owns and operates the international motorsport p ...
The wait is over for some of the more than 550 customers who have pre-ordered a new right-hand drive Ford Mustang.
The first ship from the USA with New Zealand-bound Mustangs aboard docked in Auckland earlier this week.
“It’s New Zealand automotive history in the making,” says Ford New Zealand managing director Corey Holter.
“These are the very first, factory-built in the USA, right-hand drive Ford Mustangs in the country. We are as excited as the customers who will soon receive their new cars.” Continue reading “New right-hand drive Ford Mustang arrives” »
The wait is over for some of the more than 550 customers who have pre- ...
Cashed-up Aucklanders flocking to the Bay of Plenty has seen the region become the top performer in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard.
The Bay of Plenty continues to outperform on jobs growth and enjoys a strong housing market, relegating Auckland to second place.
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says the Bay of Plenty has much to boast about this quarter as it finally takes first place from Auckland. Continue reading “Cashed-up Aucklanders boost Bay Of Plenty economy” »
Cashed-up Aucklanders flocking to the Bay of Plenty has seen the regio ...
Volkswagen has released a short YouTube video detailing how it will bring its EA 189 diesel engines back into compliance with U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.
The fix is a simple one according to Engadget.Com. It says technicians just have to fit a flow transformer onto the mass air sensor housing assembly. Continue reading “Video: VW announce fix for EA189 diesel engines” »
Volkswagen has released a short YouTube video detailing how it will br ...
ANZ owned financier UDC has announced strong profits, off the back of rising vehicle lending.
Net profit after tax increased to $57.1 million for the year to 30 September 2015, an 11% rise on the previous financial year.
Solid lending growth, improved credit quality and cost efficiency were key contributors to this record result. Continue reading “Strong vehicle lending boosts UDC profits” »
ANZ owned financier UDC has announced strong profits, off the back of ...
Not making enough profit from selling cars? Have no fear, it appears you can always fall back on parking them.
Sometimes-controversial parking form Wilson Parking New Zealand has more than doubled its profits in the last year, from $2.7 million to $6 million of revenue that rose 62% to $130.5 million in the year to the end of June.
In November this year, Wilson was cleared by the Commerce Commission to buy five of 13 parking sites owned by rival Tournament Parking in Auckland and Wellington. It had already acquired 63 of Tournament’s sites in 2013 Continue reading “Parking profits climb” »
Not making enough profit from selling cars? Have no fear, it appears y ...
University of Canterbury students are heading to Melbourne to pitch their self-designed and built car against teams from other universities.
The team of University of Canterbury (UC) students will be competing in Formula SAE, against 30 teams from New Zealand, Australia, Japan, India, Europe and America.
UC Motorsport (UCM) team principal Peter Sise says that while the goal is to win, the project also provides students with real-world engineering experience. Continue reading “Students race to Melbourne” »
University of Canterbury students are heading to Melbourne to pitch th ...
The Australian Government has decided to support parallel imports of new vehicles, but has left out used cars as it released its Harper Review recommendation findings.
The government’s acceptance of new vehicles from overseas markets means Australians could buy cars directly from dealerships overseas, provided that they comply with global design and safety standards.
The announcement is a far cry from what the Competition Policy Review – led by emeritus professor Ian Harper – had recommended earlier this year – to relax restrictions on used and parallel imports in favour of giving consumers choice. Continue reading “Australian government says yes to new imports, but puts brakes put on used” »
Tony Weber The Australian Government has decided to support paralle ...
Tesla’s may be leading the way when it comes to fuel-free motoring, but can it match it with the best in one of the more exciting car-based activities?
When it comes to drifting it seems so!
In this video former drift champ Nobuteru Taniguchi takes to a drift course in one of the plug-ins, and it does surprisingly well. Continue reading “Can a Tesla drift? Of course” »
Tesla’s may be leading the way when it comes to fuel-free motoring, bu ...