// Tesla Full Self Driving labelled ‘misleading and irresponsible’
Tesla’s semi-autonomous Full Self Driving (FSD) system is once again in hot water, following a firmly worded series of statements from the head of America’s National Transportation Safety Board, Jennifer Homendy.
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// Electric Lexus targets rebates
The first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) from Lexus has been priced below the $80,000 threshold to qualify for the government’s clean car discount when it arrives in New Zealand.
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// Upcoming Lucid Air EV gets massive 830km battery range
The next generation of premium electric cars look set to end range anxiety.
// Hyundai NZ will have dealer and online Ioniq 5 sales
Unlike Australia where dealers have been ditched for online Ioniq 5 EV sales only, Hyundai New Zealand is promoting a combined dealer/online approach.
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// Alfa Romeo CEO doesn’t want to sell ‘an iPad with a car around it’
Right now is arguably the most interesting time in motoring, as the pivot towards electrification and autonomy causes all manner of chaos among mainstream manufacturers.
// ICYMI: Trading at level 3
Most dealers will by now be well accustomed to trading at level three. But those joining in the Auckland region tomorrow will need to remember that there are a few new details.
// Toyota announces further production suspensions in October
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced further suspensions to its Japanese domestic production schedule in October,
// Toyota’s bold Tundra truck gets hybrid power for 2022
While the Hilux is the biggest pickup that Toyota sells in our part of the world, the Tundra tops the line-up over in America, and it’s just been updated for 2022.
// Lotus Cars confirmed for New Zealand launch
Lotus is coming to Auckland! The renowned British sports car brand has appointed Lotus Auckland – part of Giltrap Group – as its exclusive retailer in New Zealand.
// Consumers lack loan knowledge
A survey shows many consumers have a low level of knowledge about loans and they are now being urged to swot up on their rights when they borrow money or buy something on credit.
// Current National New Car Deals
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