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November issue out now!

November issue out now!

Dealerships may be at risk of having sales scuppered and business jeopardised because of the time it can take to remove vehicles from the PPSR.

Three electric-car makers are tackling safety issues with two issuing recalls amid fears of their batteries going up in flames and a third delaying a model’s launch.

The MTA’s Tony Everett explores what the clean car proposal is all about and Mike Noon explains what the AA’s “election calls 2020” are.

We take a look at the new cabinet, who’s replaced Phil Twyford as Minister of Transport and what policies affecting the car industry Labour may have up its sleeves. 

Companies have been innovating to keep operations running smoothly following the impact of Covid-19. We chat to Sean Stevens, of VINZ, and Protecta’s Phil Hibbert about what they have done.

Marc Ebolo has been appointed managing director of GM Australia and New Zealand – he was previously MD of Holden NZ – while Andrew Brough takes up a top role at Avanti Finance.

VIA’s Kit Wilkerson delves into the world of autonomous cars, while the LVVTA has formally signed a supply agreement with the NZTA.

Data from hundreds of EV owners shows Kiwis are using their cars less now, even after the easing of coronavirus lockdowns, reports Flip The Fleet’s Henrik Moller.

Plus: AdTorque Edge’s Todd Fuller on why social media is a “vital component” for dealers’ marketing, Toyota NZ’s boost for motor racing, marques’ strategies on bolstering their market shares and in-depth industry statistics.

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In Autofile’s first issue of 2021, we talk to three chief executives of industry organisations – VIA, the MTA and MIA – about what the future holds. In addition to how the economy

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