Ranger just holds lead against Hilux

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

There’s just 171 registrations keeping the Ford Ranger in front of the Toyota Hilux as the light commercial market heads into the final quarter of the year. The Ford Ranger retained its position as the Read More

Strongest new September sales yet

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

Registrations of 11,840 new vehicles for the month of September is the strongest September result yet, since the Motor Industry Association started collecting records in 1975. The 39-year record for new vehicle sales in September Read More

Corolla remains on top

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

September saw the perennial favourite Toyota model – Corolla – remain unchallenged for supremacy, but the Suzuki Swift has been kicked out of the top three passenger vehicles thanks to the arrival of another new Read More

Target acquired for 308

Posted on October 1st, 2014

It is a bit of a cliché to write that the last French car should strike fear into the heart of the Germans, heck Citroen even ran an advertising series based on the concept when Read More

Challenge takes Mazda sponsorship to new heights

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Mazda New Zealand is teaming up with endurance runner Malcolm Law as he attempts one of New Zealand’s most ambitious challenges yet, the ‘High Five – 0 Challenge’. Beginning February 7, 2015 Law will start Read More

Scooters alongside cars for Peugeot

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Peugeot importer Sime Darby is giving dealers something else to get their teeth into – and to hopefully add to their bottom lines. The company is entering the scooter market, focussing just on 50cc units Read More

Peugeot history on show at museum

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Car and SUV is on tour in France with Sime Darby Automobiles for the launch of the new Peugeot 308. But we took a moment out to look at the brand’s past while in the Read More

Dealer’s son wins maiden Toyota 86 race

Posted on September 30th, 2014

Christchurch driver 14-year-old Marcus Armstrong has won his first Toyota Finance 86 Championship race. The son of car dealership mogul Rick Armstrong charged through from sixth on the grid for the final race to lead Read More