Sales of new BMWs during February were up by 17 per cent compared with the same month of 2013.
Janice Millman, Andrew Darrell and David Golightly have been appointed as members of the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council.
Workers at a mid-Canterbury Holden franchise have now settled into a new showroom.
The MIA says the government’s plan to make electronic stability control (ESC) compulsory on imported cars is a move in the right direction but it’s calling a rolling age ban as well.
Top ANCAP ratings have been given to the new Toyota Corolla sedan, Peugeot 5008 and Subaru WRX.
After publishing the timetable for mandatory electronic stability control (ESC) first via Autofile Online, the latest issue of the magazine explores possible impacts on our fleet.
New motorcycle registrations remained firm in February.
Sales of new passenger vehicles in February dropped by 1,721 units compared to January, however, sales of 6,572 units last month were 773 ahead of February 2013.
ESC will be mandatory on used imported cars with engine capacities of more than two litres from January 2018.
The MIA is worried about the July 2015 deadline for light commercials.
Used imported cars will be required to have electronic stability control (ESC) installed from a later date compared to new vehicles crossing the border.
The IMVIA is pleased the ESC proposals are workable for the used import sector.
Emergency devices that alert rescue services to crashes must now be fitted to all new cars and light vans in the European Union (EU) by October 2015.