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  • Annual meetings announced

    The Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association (IMVIA) has given notice of its annual general meetings for 2014.

  • 12TimGroserFourth spot for better trade

    New Zealand has been ranked fourth in the world for enabling trade out of 138 countries.

  • Dealership scoops sales award

    Wanganui Motors has been presented with two awards by Ford NZ for its successful sales year in 2013

  • Anzac Day trading hours

    Restrictive Anzac Day business hours will be in place this Friday, April 24, with car dealers not allowed to trade until 1pm.

  • carsideCars still on purchase list

    A new survey of Kiwi consumers shows 52 per cent plan to buy a new or used car in the next two years.

  • Audi’s A3 is the 2014 World Car of the Year.Germans take world title

    The third-generation of Audi’s premium compact vehicle has been named this year’s World Car of the Year.

  • Marque helps with education

    Honda NZ and 3P Learning are offering increased support for students through sponsored eLearning licences, with 1,100 children per year expected to receive assistance through the partnership.

  • Appointments across ditch

    Mercedes-Benz Australia-Pacific has promoted Brad Kelly to the role of general manager of sales for its car division from April 1.

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  • Bill EnglishStrong Kiwi hurting trade

    Bill English says the NZD is too strong and is posing a challenge for exporters.

  • Recalls made by Toyota

    Between 30,000 and 40,000 vehicles on New Zealand's roads are affected by a series of recalls.

  • rav6.8m cars called back

    So far this year, Toyota has announced 12 recalls globally.

  • Loan-shark laws update

    New legislation that will overhaul consumer credit laws to ensure consumers’ interests are protected passed its second reading in the Beehive yesterday.

  • A Waikato TCU member verifies a recovered Porsche is one stolen in HamiltonCar dealers warned

    Two traders were conned by a fraudster handing over bogus cheques for vehicles.