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Meridian launching nationwide EV charging network

Meridian Energy will launch a nationwide EV charging network of more than 200 chargers over three years.

https://evsandbeyond.co.nz/meridian-launching-nationwide-ev-charging-network/


IN OTHER NEWS

Dealers receive strong forward orders for 2021 Outback

Subaru New Zealand has launched its 2021 Outback line-up to the motoring media in Central Otago today, saying it is the biggest, safest, most technologically advanced and luxurious Outback range yet.

https://autotalk.co.nz/news/dealers-receive-strong-forward-orders-for-2021-outback


Brisbane to host 2021 dealer convention and expo

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) 2021 Convention and Expo will return to an on-site event at the Brisbane Exhibition & Convention Centre on September 14 and 15

https://autotalk.co.nz/news/brisbane-to-host-2021-dealer-convention-and-expo


Renault going hydrogen for LCVs

Groupe Renault and global sustainable mobility tech provider Faurecia will collaborate on hydrogen storage systems for hydrogen light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

https://autotalk.co.nz/news/renault-going-hydrogen-for-lcvs


Bentley studying recycled rare-earth EV motors

Bentley Motors will do a three-year research study that aims to revolutionise the sustainability of electric motors.

https://evsandbeyond.co.nz/bentley-studying-recycled-rare-earth-ev-motors/


Car transport firm fined over fatal fall

Company apologises to victim’s family after admitting to a breach of Health and Safety rules.

https://autofile.co.nz/car-transport-firm-fined-over-fatal-fall-


Back to level one for dealers

Prime Minister urges vigilance and reminds businesses to continue displaying Covid-19 tracer QR codes.

https://autofile.co.nz/back-to-level-one-for-dealers-


Renault confirms it’s struggling with 2020 sales report

While Nissan and Mitsubishi have made headlines all over the world over the last few years with regards to their financial situations, Renault — the third firm in the Nissan-Mitsubishi-Renault alliance — hasn’t been so under the spotlight. Until now that is.

https://www.autocar.co.nz/autocar-news-app/renault-confirms-it-s-struggling-with-2020-sales-report


Kia and Hyundai recovering from days-long network outages

Kia Motors in America says it’s restoring services crippled by a computer network outage that began Saturday and which apparently affected dealers’ ability to order vehicles and parts and knocked offline a smartphone app that owners use to remotely start and warm up vehicles.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/300235919/kia-and-hyundai-recovering-from-dayslong-network-outages


Subaru’s next-generation WRX to hit the market this year

Subaru’s highly-anticipated successor to the WRX will go on sale this year. The manufacturer confirmed plans to introduce the new model alongside a revamped BRZ coupe during a press briefing for the latest Subaru Outback wagon.

https://www.driven.co.nz/news/subaru-s-next-generation-wrx-to-hit-the-market-this-year/