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// Electric car Road User Charges exemption extended to 2024

The government has announced that the exemption that electric vehicles have enjoyed from paying light vehicle road user charges (RUCs) is going to be extended to 2024.

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// Kia New Zealand eager for all-new Sportage

Kia New Zealand says it is eagerly awaiting the local arrival of the urban-focussed all-new fifth-generation Sportage.

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// Clean-car fees to hit up to 107,000 vehicles

Politicians call for feebate scheme to be scrapped as minister reveals predicted impact of the policy.

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// Armstrong’s moves Peugeot and Citroen to 500 Great South Road

From Monday July 5, Armstrong’s has relocated its Greenlane-based Peugeot and Citroen dealership from 227 Great South Road, to a new site 300 metres away at 500 Great South Road.

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// Bugatti and Rimac have combined to form Bugatti-Rimac

Being a supercar manufacturer is a tough gig. You don’t sell many cars, and the few you do ask massive prices that cut out the vast majority of the market.

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// Jeep reveals updated, tech-filled new Compass Compact SUV

Jeep’s diminutive (relatively speaking) Compass has been given a fresh lick of paint and some new toys for the 2021 model year.

// Toyota prepping plug-in hybrid Hiace van

A new rumour from Japan is claiming Toyota will release a plug-in hybrid version of the Hiace van, but it won’t be here for another two years at least.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Wild, winged 818hp Ferrari F8 Tributo revealed

There’s been plenty for Ferrari fans to think about this year so far. Speculation around the brand’s first SUV, the Purosangue, grows.

// Vehicle arrivals up 161% year-on-year in June

Vehicle imports are up 161.4% year-on-year with a total of 29,991 arrivals hitting the wharves in June compared to 11,472 in the same period a year prior.

// Colonial set for about $25m profit

Stronger than expected sales put company on course to be close to its record-breaking efforts of 2018.

// Jaguar Land Rover makes reliability its top priority

Jaguar Land Rover’s new boss, Thierry Bollore, is working hard to bring the two British brands back into the green. He has already pledged to convert JLR to electric power


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