Media releases

7 November 2006

AA welcomes vehicle fuel economy labelling

Mike Noon, AA General Manager Motoring Affairs said “Motorists want better and more complete data on the fuel economy of vehicles so they can make informed choices at time of purchase.

12 October 2006

Young drivers talk their way to safety

The senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Waikato conducting the ground-breaking study is left with reams of data to unravel, and hours of film to watch.

12 October 2006

Motorists urged to have their say on the Auckland Western Ring Route proposal

“It’s good to finally have the proposal released for public consultation - there has been a lot of speculation and we can now debate the merits based on facts, rather than speculation, and provide Transit with feedback,” says AA spokesperson Simon Lambourne.

21 September 2006

AA's top ten tips for staying safe on the roads this summer

The AA has prepared the following driving tips to help keep New Zealanders safe this holiday period

4 September 2006

PetrolWatch – August 2006

“The falling prices reflect a continuing drop in the international price for refined product, crude oil, and the steadying of the New Zealand dollar,” says AA Motoring Affairs General Manager Mike Noon.

1 August 2006

PetrolWatch July 2006

“The latest rise is largely due to increasing tensions in the Middle East, which have caused the international prices for both petrol and diesel to increase,” says AA Motoring Affairs General Manager Mike Noon.

5 July 2006

Petrolwatch June 2006

“The moderate price reduction largely reflected competitive pressure. Crude oil prices only reduced very slightly during the month, in contrast with the three cents fall in the exchange rate against the US dollar during the same period. This would normally have resulted in price rises. The outlook for fuel prices is still uncertain with many commentators predicting further weakening of the New Zealand dollar,” says AA Motoring Affairs General Manager Mike Noon.

2 July 2006

PetrolWatch January 2006

A rotten month for motorists!

28 June 2006

Plans make a dent in transport backlog

The National Land Transport Programme details how much money is being allocated, and the Transit New Zealand 10-year State Highway Forecast details which projects will receive the funding and when they will be progressed.

7 June 2006

PetrolWatch May 2006

During May there were minor movements in the price of crude oil, the New Zealand dollar exchange rate, and the cost of refined product and shipping. All of these, at times, put pressure on fuel prices.

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