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// Brock Commodore becomes the most valuable Australian-built car

A Holden Commodore once owned by racing legend Peter Brock has just become the most valuable Australian-built road-registerable car. And it hasn’t actually sold yet.

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// Turners reports record earnings for FY21

The Turners Automotive Group (NZX: TRA) has reported record earnings for the financial year to March 31, 2021 (FY21), despite a COVID-19 disrupted year,

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// Check euro cars’ airbag recall status – VIA

Dealers are being advised to check that imported European cars have had airbag recalls carried out before they’re exported to New Zealand.

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BEST OF THE REST

// Nissan Ariya due in Europe and US late 2021

The all-electric Nissan Ariya coupé crossover has made its first public appearance on the road in its debut drive around the Circuit de Monaco

// New hybrid Hemi Ram 1500 set to land in NZ

The full-size American pick-up market is a much talked about thing in New Zealand right now.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Mazda 6 and CX-3 will remain in NZ range

Mazda6 and CX-3 fans, worry not. The Japanese carmaker will continue to sell the two models in New Zealand.

// VIA back in black as AGM approaches

VIA has confirmed a surplus of $47,000 for the year to March 31 as it prepares for its first proper Annual General Meeting under its revised structure.

// Australian automotive industry at ‘revolutionary turning point’

EVs are set to have a major impact on Australia’s automotive industry. So says the Motor Trades Association of Australia in its report Directions in Australia’s Automotive Industry

// Urgent need for new stationary storage

Starved of lithium-ion batteries and pumped storage sites, the stationary energy storage business is urgently looking for alternatives.

// Spending on cars stays strong

The motor-vehicle sector leads the way for retailers as industries try to recover from pandemic response.

// Hyundai updates Xcient hydrogen fuel cell truck

Hot on the heels of the first Hyundai Xcient hydrogen fuel cell trucks being confirmed for New Zealand, the firm has unveiled an update to the model.

// Used car advocate says govt emissions measures may not work

The New Zealand Government is cracking down on carbon emissions from vehicles, with the roll-out of its clean car standard legislation,

// Used car advocate says govt emissions measures may not work

The New Zealand Government is cracking down on carbon emissions from vehicles, with the roll-out of its clean car standard legislation,

// Iconic Lancia reborn with stunning 500hp ‘evo37’

You know that the world misses you and your products when remakes, remasters, and reproductions begin to flood the market.

// Ford CEO: Electric vehicle demand will transform industry

A new electric version of Ford’s immensely popular F-150 pickup truck might just be the catalyst that hastens the transition from petrol to battery-powered vehicles.

// Upcoming Kia ute ‘not a priority’

Kia has been working on a ladder chassis ute and accompanying SUV for a few years now, but a new interview with Australian media has revealed the project isn’t a priority

// Honda launches new network

Revamp of sales model sees the number of sites affiliated with the marque across the country increase.


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Updated every Thursday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials. Offers including pricing specials, ‘free extras’ deals, or special financing terms.