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  • MTF appeals judgement

    The second judgment in the antitrust regulator's case against auto-lender Motor Trade Finance over its loan contracts has been released.

  • Autofile, Oct 21: Special issue – IMVIA gala dinner

    The latest issue of Autofile magazine includes an eight-page lift-out of the IMVIA’s silver anniversary celebration at Auckland’s Pullman Hotel. We bring you dozens of great pictures and some stories from the night. Plus: In-depth industry news and views.

  • 34454IMVIA’s night of celebration

    The Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association’s silver anniversary gala dinner was a great success.

  • David Vinsen’s dinner speech

    David Vinsen, chief executive of the IMVIA, looked back over the past 25 years during his speech at Auckland’s Pullman Hotel on October 17. Read some edited extracts of it.

  • mixandmingleMix and mingle

    GALLERY: About 420 people attended the silver anniversary celebrations of the IMVIA. Here are some photos of attendees.

  • Maurice Williamson’s words

    As a car enthusiast, National Party politician and former Minister of Transport, Maurice Williamson has always been a keen supporter of importing used cars to raise the standard of New Zealand’s fleet.

  • pj35Association founders honoured

    GALLERY: Founding members of the IMVIA.

  • Rod Milner’s gala address

    Rod was presented with a supreme award in recognition of his work for and in the industry at the association’s gala dinner. Here are some edited highlights of his speech from the event:

  • Speeches and entertainment

    GALLERY: Comedian Jeremy Corbett introduced members of the industry before they gave speeches.

  • 6Guests at tables

    More than 400 people attended the IMVIA’s function – here are some images of attendees.

  • Looking back over the years

    Bev Purchase and Malcolm Yorston received IMVIA long-service awards at the gala night. Plus: Peter Johnston, Dick Gray and some final words from Rod Milner.


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    A potential safety crisis over defective airbags widened Monday as the US government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

  • Takeover time extended

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  • genesisSedan shines safety light

    Hyundai’s Genesis luxury sedan is entering the market with a five-star safety rating.

  • Row over industry code

    The FCAI and AADA say they appear to be the only organisations making progress to ensure there is a process for independent repairers to access repair information.

  • Rick ArmstrongDealer expands

    Auckland City Toyota is expanding its Mt Wellington site.

  • 6262EV Falcon versus XR8

    The engineer behind an EV Falcon is hoping it will beat an XR8.

  • chrConcept hints at crossover

    The C-HR Concept has made its world debut.

  • Kristian Aquilina will take over as managing director of Holden NZ in January.Holden’s new boss

    Kristian Aquilina has been appointed as the new MD of Holden NZ.