IMVIA releases import process video

 

 

The Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association has released a video made to explain the process of importing used vehicles.

Shown to members at the association’s Annual General Meeting yesterday in Auckland, the video explains what happens to vehicles from purchase at auction in Japan through all the processes to compliance and ready-for-yard.

Members are welcome to download the video and use it in marketing.

“It reinforces the robustness of the NZ compliance system and can be used to demonstrate to customers the processes used to ensure they are getting a quality, safe vehicle.”

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Huge month for import arrivals

Posted by Richard Edwards  

on May 6th, 2014

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A very strong month for used import arrivals in April has boosted prospects of a huge year for passenger car sales – both new and used.

As forecast by AutoTalk, arrivals of used passenger cars hit a remarkable 13,109 vehicles last month – the biggest April in ages.

With 42,274 used passenger cars imported so far this year, the market looks set for a 120-130,000 tally for the year.

Used light commercials were also imported in the biggest number so far this year – (393 vehicles), for a year-to-date total of 1297 utes and vans.

New passenger cars also had the best month so far this year with 8251 arrivals, for a tally so far this year of 28,645.

At this rate, the total for 2014 should be well ahead of last year’s 93,825 new passenger car arrivals.

New light commercials also recorded the highest monthly total this year in April – in the build-up to Fieldays – with 2657 arrivals for a YTD total of 8487.

This equates with a probable arrival figure of well over 20,000 new vans, utes and light trucks in 2014.

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ESC IS HERE! – Implementation to be staggered

February 28, 2014

ESC IS HERE!- Implementation to be staggered No Comments » Posted by Richard Edwards   on February 26th, 2014 Michael Woodhouse A staggered date for the introduction of mandatory electronic stability control (ESC) implementation has been released by the associate minister of transport Michael Woodhouse this afternoon – to little fight from the market. Under […]

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Industry stalwarts selling up

August 21, 2013

Industry stalwarts selling up Wednesday, 21 August 2013 12:29 | Written by Richard Edwards |   As Rod Milner takes steps to build a new dream facility, Mike Mapperson is looking to downsize. Well known trader, and one of the founders of the import trader, Rod Milner, has put his iconic Ellerslie site up for tender […]

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NEWS

August 13, 2013

Import’s long and winding road to being street legal   A vehicle is driven through a ‘de-con’ cleaning machine during the importation process. Richard Edwards explains how used import vehicles are picked for NZBy Richard Edwards The process of selecting a used vehicle overseas, shipping it to New Zealand, then having it sit in a […]

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