85% would be inclined to buy an electric car if cost same

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Most people would be willing to buy an electric car if they were the same price as a petrol one, according to a recent survey. The Pulse “Energy for Life” survey found that if electric Read More

Mazda on track for 9000 sales in 2015

Posted on December 9th, 2014

Mazda New Zealand says it will sell 9000 units next year of which 1500 will come from the new Mazda2 light hatchback launched yesterday. The company is bullish about its prospects for 2015 due to Read More

Mazda expects ute slowdown in 2015

Posted on December 9th, 2014

Mazda New Zealand reckons the new Mazda2 will account for 1500 of the 9000 vehicles it has forecast to sell in 2015, but expects that demand from the rural sector for utes will cool off. Read More

Mazda3 takes NZ Car of the Year

Posted on December 4th, 2014

Caption: Mazda’s Maria Tsao The Mazda has claimed the New Zealand Car of the Year title – awarded by the Automobile Association and NZ Motoring Writers Guild – at an event in Auckland tonight. The Read More

Peugeot 308 takes out Autocar Car of the Year

Posted on December 4th, 2014

The Peugeot 308 has claimed the AMI Insurance NZ Autocar of the year award. The 308 beat out 8 different class winners, who were announced last month. Read about those HERE Autocar editor Kyle Cassidy Read More

Euro brands record new sales milestones

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

BMW has broken through the 2000 registration barrier in a year for the first time yet, and Volvo has passed the 400 mark as well, a month early, despite not launching any new product in Read More

Suzuki S-Cross sponsorship for shooting stars

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Promising young shooters across the Netball central zone are being given the opportunity to learn from NZ international netball representative Irene van Dyk with the launch of the Suzuki shooting clinics. The clinics will be Read More

Unique guest of honour at Holden’s 60th party

Posted on November 27th, 2014

Caption: Holden New Zealand managing director Jeff Murray and Greg Murphy toast 60 years of local operation It was a unique 47-year-old guest of honour which literally roared into Holden’s 60th birthday celebrations last night Read More