Media releases

6 September 2017

Motorists need car safety information at point of sale

The latest update to the Used Car Safety Ratings guide reinforces the need for more information to be provided to buyers at the point of sale.

6 September 2017

Plenty of options for safety conscious buyers

The growing market of 5 star rated cars has been added to with the latest release of vehicle safety ratings giving safety conscious buyers plenty more options to choose from.

23 August 2017

Electric vehicles to share 2017 NZ Car of the Year spotlight

Electric vehicles have their own category for the first time in the 2017 New Zealand Car of the Year awards.

22 August 2017

10,000 in 10 years: the AA calls for park and ride step-change in Auckland

This follows a survey of 1,000 AA Members who commute to the CBD and who live close to stations on the rail network or the Northern Busway.

4 August 2017

New Auckland transport package a welcome prospect

Though details are yet to be revealed, the Government has indicated a multi-billion dollar package to increase funding to a range of major projects across the city over the next decade, and to help bring projects like the Northwestern Busway and Mill Road forward.

27 July 2017

3 stars not good enough for family-focussed people mover

The rating applies to all van and people mover variants of the LDV G10 from June 2015 and onwards.

11 July 2017

Practice the basics as weather packs in, the AA warns

With snow, heavy rain and gales predicted to cause days of travel disruptions for much of the South Island and lower North Island, the AA is reminding drivers to take their time on the roads and avoid driving if possible.

29 June 2017

New Land Rover ticks the right boxes for Kiwi families

The list of safe cars that New Zealand families can choose from has grown after the latest Land Rover Discovery achieved a 5 star ANCAP safety rating across all its diesel variants.

29 May 2017

Kiwis prefer trainers to TVs in winter

More than half of us think of ourselves as home-bodies over winter, according to a new AA Traveller survey, but we’re a lot more active than we give ourselves credit for.

25 May 2017

New cars hit the market with stellar safety rating

The new Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan have hit the New Zealand new car market with an impressive 5 star ANCAP safety rating.

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