The VW Bulli fridge was developed by Gorenje and will go on sale this year.
Net migration reached 72,000, and visitor numbers hit a new record in May.
The industry posted a turnover of $136.6b, with production up 8.3 per cent.
The JD Power survey questioned 80,000 owners of 32 car brands.
The project was led by the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson.
Jobs advertised online rose 0.6 per cent, up 11.8 per cent over the year.
Without an interim deal, the industry could be permanently damaged.
China is predicted to account for 30 per cent of global sales in three years.
Gilbert replaces outgoing director Mark Darrow.
The fleet grew 8.4 last month to 3,576, 0.81 per cent of all cars registered in NZ.
Simon Bridges said the tunnel "won't be the silver bullet" to Auckland's growing congestion.
Exports rose 14.8 per cent.
A UBS report said the cost of an EV will reach parity with a petrol car in 2018.
The Ford van now has a six-speed automatic.
The BusinessNZ Services index rose 5.8 points following renewed business confidence.
The Spider will cost 365,000 in NZ.