In 2018, 70m cars rolled off assembly lines around the world.
Retail card spending dropped in the motor-vehicle industry last month.
A total of 13,349 used passenger vehicles crossed New Zealand’s border last month.
Slight increase in used-commercial sales last month.
The lowest number of sales of used imports has been recorded since 2014.
The number of new vehicles registered in NZ last month was up two per cent.
Unemployment rate edges down to 4.2 per cent.
Last month motor-vehicle imports knocked the overall value of imports to $4.8 billion.