Skoda NZ wants 1000 new car sales in 2015

Posted on April 20th, 2015

Caption: Skoda Auto regional manager Petr Skutina and Skoda ambassador cyclist Simon van Velthoven Skoda NZ wants to break the 1000 sales mark in 2015 and says the newly launched Fabia compact hatchback will account Read More

Subaru aiming to pick up big car buyers

Posted on April 17th, 2015

Subaru has launched its new generation Subaru Legacy, with its sights on the larger end of the sedan market. The local distributor says it considers the new model – which drops the usually popular wagon Read More

EV charging station opens in Newmarket

Posted on April 17th, 2015

A new – and free – electric vehicle charging point has been opened at lines company Vector’s Newmarket office. Vector CEO Simon Mackenzie says Vector is proud to deliver another energy solution. As the EV Read More

Hyundai sends message to space

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Hyundai has used its new Genesis and a team of stunt drivers to send a lovely message to a dad in space. Imagine the budget on this promotional project!

Triton rises to 5-stars

Posted on April 15th, 2015

The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has awarded the new generation Mitsubishi Triton a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. It has also awarded 5-star ratings to the BMW i3, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Renault Captur Read More

Ford readies for life with new ‘flagship’

Posted on April 13th, 2015

In communications to journalists leading up to the launch of the new Mondeo, Ford NZ’s communications manager Tom Clancy called the car their ‘flagship’ – a sure sign Falcon is now pushed very much into Read More

BMW NZ pulls off April 1 trade-in

Posted on April 1st, 2015

Most April fools day gags have a pay off of laughs, but BMW New Zealand’s 2015 effort included rewarding someone with a new car. The ‘joke’ allowed Tianna Marsh to swap her 15-year old Nissan Read More

Pricing revealed for CLA shooting brake line up

Posted on April 1st, 2015

Mercedes-Benz passenger cars has announced pricing and specifications for the three variants of the CLA shooting brake that it will be available to customer order in New Zealand dealerships. The CLA 200 shooting brake produces Read More