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  • We need your pictures

    If you have any images or photographs from the “good old days” of importing vehicles into New Zealand, we would be delighted to hear from you.

  • Luxury brand’s sales surge

    Rolls-Royce reported record sales in the first half of the year with Chinese buyers pushing up the marque’s sales. Sales worldwide in the first six months increased by 33 per cent compared with January to June in 2013.

  • Approval for holiday highway

    A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on a $760 million motorway extension to Warkworth, north of Auckland. It will extend SH1 beyond the toll road between Albany and Puhoi to improve traffic flows to Northland.

  • Team-mates Richard Moore and Tim Slade.Big challenge in SuperTourers

    V8SuperTourer driver Richard Moore is teaming up with Australian Tim Slade for the BNT V8SuperTourer 2014 Endurance Series.

  • Paul Byrnes, chief executive officer of Dorchester Pacific.Dorchester in $82m Turners bid

    Dorchester plans to offer $3 a share in cash, shares and notes for Turners.

  • mini2Mini Garage’s cool Britannia

    GALLERY: About 250 people were entertained by tributes acts at the opening of Auckland’s Mini Garage.

  • Bikers take winter rego breaks

    Motorcyclists are cancelling annual vehicle licensing over the winter, or paying a higher rate by registering their machines for shorter periods, because they are still feeling rises in the ACC levy portion of rego brought in four years ago.

  • Emma Gilmour in her Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Veloster Turbo, with pink tyre rims, at the Charlotte round of the Red Bull Global Rallycross drivers this weekend. Photo: Matt KalishTurbo issues for Gilmour

    Emma Gilmour had a rough ride at the Dirt Track in Charlotte with mechanical issues hampering her Rhys Millen Racing Veloster Turbo’s performance meaning she missed out on a place.

  • Frank WillettWillett resigns from VINZ

    UPDATED: VINZ has announced the resignation of Frank Willett, chief executive officer.

  • jeffgray285Colonial buys Jeff Gray BMW

    Jeff Gray is retiring from Jeff Gray European – with Jeff Gray BMW being sold to the Colonial Motor Company.

  • Gerry BrownleePM says no to resignation

    The PM has denied Gerry Brownlee is above the law after refusing to accept his resignation for bypassing airline security checks.


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Used Passenger 60356 10760
New Commercials 17887 4002
Used Commercials 3667 584

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  • 356353Changes at top for Isuzu

    Isuzu New Zealand has appointed Colin Muir as general manager for this country’s number-one selling truck brand.

  • Kiwis to help out Aussies

    UPDATED: The recently formed Australian Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association has contracted its nearest equivalent organisation in New Zealand to provide some services over the next two years.

  • rd’s new Mustang should arrive in New Zealand in late 2015.Pony gallops up some speed

    Ford’s new Mustang should arrive in New Zealand in late 2015. See all the specs here.

  • Jeff Greenslade, managing director of Heartland New Zealand Ltd.Heartland states MTF interest

    Heartland confirms it could be interested in acquiring MTF.

  • mtfceoMTF on HNZ ‘approach’

    MTF board says it is aware HNZ has been engaging with selected shareholders.