August issue - out now
It’s been nine months since the rules were changed for water-damaged write offs coming into New Zealand from Australia. There’s been no slowdown of vehicle imports from across the ditch since, so we look at what has changed, and talk to industry players about how they feel about the situation. The Ministry of Transport has released statistics that show Kiwis still value car ownership, and we’re one of the top 10 car owning countries in the world. We look at what the report contains and explain the numbers. It’s relatively well known that New Zealand has one of the oldest light vehicle fleets in the developed world. We compare New Zealand’s emission standards with the rest of the world. Plus, we feature all the latest monthly sales statistics, look in on a couple of motor vehicle dispute tribunal cases and much more. Read here.