Parts shortages and ‘technology hubris’, hamper Tesla sales

Posted on April 6th, 2016
Posted on April 6th, 2016

Tesla Motors says parts shortages hampered its electric vehicle production and sales in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016. Q1 deliveries were almost 50% more than Q1 last year, and Tesla says it “remains on Read More

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First e-Golfs on way to NZ; Sales Q4

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Posted on April 1st, 2016
Posted on April 1st, 2016

Volkswagen New Zealand has confirmed to EVtalk that it will be entering the local electric car market, with the hope sales can begin in the last quarter of this year. The introduction will mean New Read More

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Air NZ tops Toyota in reputation index

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Posted on April 1st, 2016
Posted on April 1st, 2016

Toyota New Zealand remains one of New Zealand’s most reputable brands – even if it has been knocked off top spot by Air New Zealand. The pair swapped places from last year in the latest Read More

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Isuzu Ute distributor and dealer solve a fishy problem

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Posted on April 1st, 2016
Posted on April 1st, 2016

A two-month battle by a group of Hawkes Bay fishermen to claim their prize of an Isuzu D-Max Ute came to an end yesterday, after the New Zealand distributor stepped in to supply a vehicle, Read More

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Dealer gets hands on last NZ Evo

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Posted on April 1st, 2016
Posted on April 1st, 2016

The last-ever Lancer Evolution available to be sold new in New Zealand has found its way into the yard of a regional dealer. After 23 years, ten generations, and 34 World Rally Championship round wins, Read More

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Price promotion for new Mirage launch

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Posted on March 31st, 2016
Posted on March 31st, 2016

Mitsubishi New Zealand is launching its updated Mirage with a $2000 introductory discount. The facelifted XLS, will be launched on April 1 at $17,990, down from is $19,990 standard price. “This new model represents a Read More

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Mazda6 driving Prostate Cancer Awareness

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Posted on March 31st, 2016
Posted on March 31st, 2016

Mazda New Zealand is joining the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand family of sponsors to help raise awareness about the disease. It is providing the organisation with a Mazda6 branded with the Foundation’s blue Read More

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Jaguar EVs named

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Posted on March 31st, 2016
Posted on March 31st, 2016

Jaguar’s entry into the market for electric vehicles is moving ahead with potential names of their electric vehicles discovered. The company has registered the names EV-Type, I-Type and I-Pace. It is unclear what the EV-Type Read More

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