Counting the cost of port plans
“Dealers will be concerned about potential transport cost increases in bringing stock to their yards” – Greig Epps, MTA. The Motor Trade Association (MTA) is closely monitoring discussions around moving freight operations away from Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) and the cost impact it would have on its members.
EV ambitions under fire
Carmakers warn the market is not ready for the massive leap in zero-emission vehicles being sought by European politicians. An association of Europe’s carmakers is warning that plans by politicians to have 30 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030 are “far removed from today’s reality”.