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May 2018 New Vehicle Registrations Up on the back of Pre-Field Day Specials

David Crawford

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says “May 2018 new vehicle registrations of 14,169 vehicles were up 7.9% (1,037 units) on May 2017 on the back of pre-field day specials and is the strongest month of May on record. Year to date, the market is up by 2.7% (1,741 units) compared to the first five months of 2017.”

 

Registrations of 9,276 passenger and SUV vehicles for the month of May were up sharply on May 2017, an increase of 10.

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2018 New Vehicle Registrations Slightly Down

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David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says “February new vehicle registrations of 11,531 vehicles were down 2% (254 units) on February 2017 reflecting a mature and stable market. Year to date the market is up 3% (751 units) compared to the first two months of 2017.”

 

Registrations of 7,415 passenger and SUV vehicles for the month of February were down 8% (637 units) on February 2017.

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MIA Welcomes Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on a Low-emissions Economy

David Crawford

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the MIA says ‘the Productivity Commission’s draft report on a low emissions economy, released today, contains important analysis and recommendations to stimulate an essential debate on measures to accelerate a reduction on New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. The new vehicle sector welcomes the opportunity to participate in a discussion on measures that would be effective in achieving an acceleration of reduction in greenhouse gases.

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Worn tyres in New Zealand linked to more fatal crashes

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Worn tyres have been linked to 32 fatal road crashes over the past three years and the Motor Trade Association says vehicle safety should be addressed as part of the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport.

MTA Chief Executive Craig Pomare says the draft policy focuses on median strips and other roading improvements to help bring down the road toll.

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Annual net migration continues to fall slowly

Annual net migration continues to fall slowly

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 10:58 am
Press Release: Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration continues to fall slowly

24 April 2018

In the March 2018 year, annual net migration was 68,000, Stats NZ said today. Annual net migration was down 4,400 from a record level of 72,400 in the July 2017 year, but still remains high by historical standards.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018

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The team here at Automotive Employment [NZ] Ltd extend our best wishes to you all.  Christmas in New Zealand is a time when many New Zealanders take a break to be with family and friends.  It is peak Summer here now so we all head off to the favourite holiday spot for time away at the Bach [Holiday Home] or favourite camping spots. This year is no exception.

The office will be open up till 2pm on December 22.  From there we take a short break with the office reopening January 3.

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Record Year for New Vehicle Sales with One Month Still to Go

David Crawford

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “there were 14,594 new vehicle registrations for the month of November, making it the strongest month of November on record. It also took the 2017 calendar year past the full 2016 year making it the strongest year on record for registrations of new vehicles in New Zealand, the fourth consecutive year in a row.

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MIA and VIA formally agree to join forces

David Vinsen

 

The MIA (Motor Industry Association) and VIA (the Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association) have today confirmed their agreement to cooperate on matters of shared interest, announcing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between their associations.

The MoU records their agreed working relationship, while respecting each association’s autonomy and separate constituencies: New Zealand’s new and used vehicle import industries, respectively.

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People Voted and Bought Vehicles in September.

David Crawford

 

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “the traditional slowdown in new vehicle registrations during an election period failed to materialise in September. Monthly registrations of 14,507 vehicles was the strongest month of September on record. Registrations were 10.4% (11,165 units) year to date above this time in 2016 and for the month were up 4.5% (623 units) on September 2016.

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2017 MOTOR INDUSTRY REMUNERATION GUIDE NOW LIVE

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2017 breaks 26 year old record for the single highest lift in industry remuneration rates!

Every year Automotive Employment [NZ] Limited updates our opinion on where the wage and salaries are positioned for virtually every job title in the motor industry nationally.  For motor industry employees, 2017 has proven to provide the single biggest jump in remuneration rates.  Hardly a single category of employment was not positively impacted by those working in the industry.

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