Getting your car through the lockdown

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Our blog features motoring news, tips and expert advice bought to you by the AA Motoring team.

Getting your car through the lockdown

Now that New Zealand is back under another Level 4 lockdown, it’s important that we ensure our cars are fully operational.

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Top 10 bestselling vehicles of 2021 so far - SUVs and utes still reign supreme

We are already over seven months into the year, and the recent Clean Car Discount brought in on 1 July 2021 seems to have caused quite a stir – Battery . . .

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What happens during a vehicle border inspection?

With cargo and roll-on/roll-off ships arriving into New Zealand ports each month, thousands of vehicles are unloaded and are immediately subject to customs control and border inspection processes before being . . .

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Seven tips to prevent your car from being broken into

If you've ever suffered the misfortune of having your car stolen or broken into, you'll be all too aware that car theft can be a big problem in New Zealand.

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SEAT and CUPRA find a winning formula with the new Leon

In a market dominated by SUVs and where the station wagon has seen a big decline, there’s a manufacturer that believes that now is the perfect time to bring some . . .

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All-new Hyundai Tucson hits NZ

Hyundai NZ General Manager Andy Sinclair explained that the latest Tucson is almost unchanged from the concept car, and when we first saw this model in the flesh we understood . . .

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Should your next SUV be 2WD or AWD?

Last year, SUVs made up half of all vehicles sold in New Zealand, which is not really surprising when you consider the draw of the practicality and accessibility of the . . .

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Knowing your different engine oil types

While most people know to check the owner’s manual to find out which kind of oil their car takes, we still get a fair few questions from AA Members that show there is still some confusion about the different oil grades, codes and qualities.

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Superb! Skoda’s first electrified offering hits NZ

The new Skoda Superb iV was showcased for the first time in New Zealand last week and it promises to be another strong choice for Kiwi motorists who want to . . .

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The differences between transmissions

There are some key differences between the features of manual and automatic transmissions that help buyers understand the different driving and ownership experiences associated with each.

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