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As the shorter days of winter approach, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says the majority of drivers are using their headlights appropriately – although a number are placing themselves, and other road-users, at risk.
Mon, 20 May 2013 More ›
Arrivals of used imported cars reached their highest level in nearly five years in April, spurred on by steadily improving availability of product and the continued strength of the New Zealand dollar.
Mon, 6 May 2013 More ›
MTA welcomes the decision by government to exempt unregistered vehicles operating under trade plates from Road User Charges (RUC).
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 More ›
Government’s announcement today that changes to WoF frequency could be phased in earlier than originally signalled is misleading.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 More ›
In a month that saw strong sales in all sectors, used imported cars appear to be on track to regain their recent dominance in the New Zealand market.
Fri, 5 Apr 2013 More ›
MTA supports the proposals for the Government’s Safer Journeys Action Plan 2013-2015, released earlier today.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 More ›
Motorcycle riders – especially those on motor scooters – are ignoring safety warnings and not wearing the minimum of safety gear before travelling on busy city roads.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 More ›
Motorcycles and European cars sold especially well in February, amid strong sales across the rest of New Zealand’s vehicle market.
Wed, 6 Mar 2013 More ›
MTA is pleased the Government is looking to change the rules around child restraint standards in cars to improve the safety for our country’s young passengers.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 More ›
The vehicle market, including all New Zealand new and first time registered used imported vehicles enjoyed a strong start to 2013. With total sales of 17,119 units, the market was up by 1,818 units (12 percent) compared to January 2012.
Thu, 7 Feb 2013 More ›