Autofile - June issue out now
The Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association held its AGMs in late May after posting their latest financial results. We spoke to chief executive David Vinsen about what’s next for the association, and what legislation could affect vehicle importers in 2018 and beyond. New Zealand’s ageing, unsafe fleet is a growing concern, and the Automobile Association (AA) and New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) are both campaigning to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in unsafe cars. We asked the AA, NZTA and other insiders about what the auto industry can do to encourage Kiwis to purchase safer cars. Alan Clark traded in his high-flying New York career to return home to New Zealand; now he's the head of Trade Me Motors. We spoke with Clark about his extensive business background and his plans for Trade Me. Plus, we feature all the monthly sales statistics, look in on a couple of motor vehicle dispute tribunal cases and much, much more – enjoy the read.