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December issue out now

December issue out now

The NZTA has extended the timeframe of its review into entry certification and tackling supply-chain conflicts of interest to February 20. It’s all part of what it calls “managing the integrity” of vehicle inspections.

Recalls have been completed for about 85 per cent of NZ-new vehicles and half of used imports, which means about 41 per cent are outstanding, reports the MIA.

The Carmen has been ordered offshore after insects were found on-board. Biosecurity NZ intercepted three live and 39 dead brown marmorated stink bugs, and 69 other dead regulated stink bugs, after the ship arrived in Auckland.

Richard de Lautour explains he’s proud to be boss of a finance company he hadn’t necessarily held in high regard during his earlier industry years, and Formula E may be coming here in late 2019.

Plus: Naming row over car awards, speakers needed for T-Tech19, Paris Motor Show, tips on selling electric cars, industry golf days and in-depth statistics. 

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In this issue of Autofile, we talk to people in the automotive industry working in Christchurch in the aftermath of March 15’s tragic loss of life and how it has affected businesses in the city.

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