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// Current National New Car Deals Revealed

On this page you’ll find current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials. Offers including pricing specials, ‘free extras’ deals, or special financing terms.


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// Q4 e-tron: Audi reveals its smallest electric car yet

After Audi’s recent announcement of ditching fossil fuel-powered engines completely, the German brand has doubled down on the electric movement, by whipping the covers off the latest e-tron.

// Revealed: Audi shows off baby electric Q4 e-tron

Audi’s ongoing electrification expansion has a new chapter, following the overnight unveiling of the new Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback; Audi’s smallest fully electric cars yet.


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// Honda seeking service store partners

Honda New Zealand is seeking partners for its new Honda Service Store concept in unallocated prime marketing areas


IN OTHER NEWS


// Turners thriving in uncertainty

Company exceeds expectations during pandemic and is confident about future growth.

// Hot Mini upgraded for 2021

Mini fans can banish the winter gloom with the latest version of the John Cooper Works Hatch

// Thatcham impressed with 5-Star VW ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq

Vehicle safety standards within the Electrical Vehicle (EV) market have been further boosted after the Volkswagen ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq emerged

// Dunedin dealership celebrates long serving employees

Cooke Howlison Toyota Dunedin has farewelled two of it’s longest serving employees from the sales and service departments

// Video: Audi partners with ABB to provide e-mobility solutions

Audi and ABB in New Zealand have partnered to provide an e-mobility solution to help achieve the country’s objective of being carbon neutral by 2050.

// Staria launches with diesel and petrol engines

Hyundai’s vision of the “evolution of mobility” will be rooted in petrol and diesel power – at least for now.

// Future mobility focussed dealership group

Not many NZ car dealers have created an app-based car share business, but Hamilton’s Ebbett Group founded the Loop brand

// Mustang jumps to the front

Ford reveals increase in sales locally and internationally ahead of pony car’s 57th anniversary.

// Spending on cars resurgent

Industry overcomes “lacklustre” February as consumers splash nearly $8m more the following month.

// General Motors under investigation over airbags that don’t work

General Motors has found themselves in hot water, over allegations of airbags in its vehicles that are not deploying in the event of a crash.

// Kiwi details, pricing confirmed for Mercedes’ cheapest electric car

Following the January unveiling of the Mercedes-Benz EQA and the confirmation that it would be hitting New Zealand,

// Tests on truck handbrakes find high failure rates – report

Tests on truck handbrakes have found high rates of failure, and concluded the way the brakes are routinely checked is ineffective.

// Nissan’s updated GT-R NISMO revealed with a new bonnet

Once an automotive brand that was at the forefront of performance development, a spate of unfortunate events has left Nissan’s performance products sitting stagnant,

// New study finds link between smartphone and electric car adoption

Tech lovers who frequently upgrade their smartphones could be first in line to sign up for electric cars.