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New car sales

2021 ends with more than 30% of all new passenger cars sold being either battery-powered or hybrids. The subsidy drives the extra demand, but hasn't yet affected the volume of new ICE vehicles being sold
6th Jan 22, 10:18am
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2021 ends with more than 30% of all new passenger cars sold being either battery-powered or hybrids. The subsidy drives the extra demand, but hasn't yet affected the volume of new ICE vehicles being sold
A strong September for new vehicle registrations, with a battery electric vehicle in the top three for the first time
5th Oct 21, 2:54pm
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A strong September for new vehicle registrations, with a battery electric vehicle in the top three for the first time
Every segment of the new and used-import vehicle sales market was strong in July, with the Clean Car Discount providing an added boost for overall sales - no signs of substitution yet
3rd Aug 21, 10:02am
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Every segment of the new and used-import vehicle sales market was strong in July, with the Clean Car Discount providing an added boost for overall sales - no signs of substitution yet
In the first month since the introduction of the Clean Car Discount, sales of SUVs and double cab utes rise strongly and NEV share falls. And those buying electrics are doing so at the luxury end
2nd Jul 21, 4:44pm
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In the first month since the introduction of the Clean Car Discount, sales of SUVs and double cab utes rise strongly and NEV share falls. And those buying electrics are doing so at the luxury end
Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
3rd Jun 21, 9:52am
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Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
SUVs now dominate the new car market even as car sales volumes fall. But hybrid sales manage to grow sharply despite the overall market pressures, powering NEVs to a 13% market share in 2020
19th Jan 21, 11:22am
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SUVs now dominate the new car market even as car sales volumes fall. But hybrid sales manage to grow sharply despite the overall market pressures, powering NEVs to a 13% market share in 2020
2020 vehicle sales dive in a pandemic-undermined year, wrecked by tourism and supply issues. Worse, they ended on a weakening trend
7th Jan 21, 10:53am
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2020 vehicle sales dive in a pandemic-undermined year, wrecked by tourism and supply issues. Worse, they ended on a weakening trend
Sales of both new and used imports suffered in August as the Auckland lockdown took its toll. But that didn't affect sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs), which now account for nearly 17% of all new car sales
3rd Sep 20, 10:17am
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Sales of both new and used imports suffered in August as the Auckland lockdown took its toll. But that didn't affect sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs), which now account for nearly 17% of all new car sales
In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
7th Jan 20, 9:05am
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In a year where sales stepped lower, the top selling new car was an SUV, the Toyota RAV4, a model also available as a hybrid. EVs and hybrids rose to take 10% of December's market. Tradie ute sales fell
Tradie orders drive new vehicle sales growth in the commercial segment but overall new vehicle sales are softening and expected to soften further in 2019
8th Jan 19, 2:19pm
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Tradie orders drive new vehicle sales growth in the commercial segment but overall new vehicle sales are softening and expected to soften further in 2019
Car sales enter a sales shadow in November with SUV demand lower, especially for medium-sized SUVs. Commercial demand stays strong
4th Dec 18, 9:33am
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Car sales enter a sales shadow in November with SUV demand lower, especially for medium-sized SUVs. Commercial demand stays strong
Boosted by strong demand for rental cars and the tourism market, new vehicle sales leap to a new record high in October, with sales of electric vehicles nowhere in sight
3rd Nov 18, 7:19am
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Boosted by strong demand for rental cars and the tourism market, new vehicle sales leap to a new record high in October, with sales of electric vehicles nowhere in sight
New car sales growth may have topped out but there are still fast growing segments and shifts, moving us to a fleet of bigger, beefier personal transport
5th Jul 18, 2:11pm
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New car sales growth may have topped out but there are still fast growing segments and shifts, moving us to a fleet of bigger, beefier personal transport
New car sales records still being broken as buyers choose bigger vehicles. SUVs now account for 65% of all car sales. Tourist car sales also strong
6th Jun 18, 9:03am
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New car sales records still being broken as buyers choose bigger vehicles. SUVs now account for 65% of all car sales. Tourist car sales also strong
Tourism boom sees spike in rental car sales and gives car sales figures a boost; SUV sales win a massive 57% market share in December
9th Jan 18, 10:31am
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Tourism boom sees spike in rental car sales and gives car sales figures a boost; SUV sales win a massive 57% market share in December
New cars still selling fast, boosted by rental demand from a booming tourism industry. Commercial vehicle sales up +12.8% year-on-year
2nd Nov 17, 5:32pm
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New cars still selling fast, boosted by rental demand from a booming tourism industry. Commercial vehicle sales up +12.8% year-on-year
Vehicle financing growth a key feature of KPMG's annual non-bank financial institution performance survey as P2P's sustainability is questioned
15th Dec 16, 4:31pm
Vehicle financing growth a key feature of KPMG's annual non-bank financial institution performance survey as P2P's sustainability is questioned
New vehicle registrations for October crash through all previous records to set new highs
3rd Nov 16, 2:56pm
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New vehicle registrations for October crash through all previous records to set new highs
First month-on-month drop in car sales for three-and-a-half years may be another sign economy has peaked
3rd Jun 15, 10:50am
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First month-on-month drop in car sales for three-and-a-half years may be another sign economy has peaked
The real price of cars has fallen 22% in 20 years says the motor vehicle industry as sales rise in almost all categories
4th Nov 14, 8:35am
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The real price of cars has fallen 22% in 20 years says the motor vehicle industry as sales rise in almost all categories
New car sales reach a 24 year high in October; industry looking toward similar records on a full year basis
4th Nov 13, 6:43pm
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New car sales reach a 24 year high in October; industry looking toward similar records on a full year basis
Sales of both new and used imported vehicles returning to pre-GFC levels; commercial vehicles sales strong also
6th Nov 12, 11:08am
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Sales of both new and used imported vehicles returning to pre-GFC levels; commercial vehicles sales strong also
Amanda Morrall finds out why buying a new car might actually make sense and explores the downside of borrowing for those with debt
13th Jun 12, 11:42am
by Amanda Morrall
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Amanda Morrall finds out why buying a new car might actually make sense and explores the downside of borrowing for those with debt
BusinessDesk: Kiwis lured back to big-engine cars, Turners Auctions says
22nd Feb 12, 1:53pm
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BusinessDesk: Kiwis lured back to big-engine cars, Turners Auctions says
Toyota Hilux sales lead big rise in sales of new commercial vehicles
6th Sep 10, 4:22pm
Toyota Hilux sales lead big rise in sales of new commercial vehicles