VIA is the business association that represents the interests of all businesses involved in importing, preparing, wholesaling and retailing most used vehicles that are imported into New Zealand from Japan, Singapore and other source markets.
We work to advance the interests of the imported vehicle industry – now and looking into the future.
We provide our members and the industry with expert technical advice and access to specialised resources.
We connect our members with Government and wider industry contacts, to build their own relationships and create new opportunities.
As the result of NZTA’s ongoing review of certification processes some Repair Certifiers have been suspended.Read More
Since the requirement to include CO2 emissions of used vehicles entering the NZ fleet there have been a number of issues printing fuel consumption statements from the fuelsaver website.Read More
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A reminder that VIA’s Annual General Meetings for 2019 are being held this week.Read More
When I was young, like most kids, I had toy cars. I built roads for them in the dirt and drove them about. How I played with those cars was a reflection on how I saw the world – with a bit of fun mixed in. A few months ago, I observed my young kids playing with their cars. They were playing very differently to how I ever did. They were making roads and then lining the cars up end on end.Read More →
On a crisp evening in mid-July, VIA welcomed senior industry representatives and Government officials at The Grounds Eatery in Henderson, for our annual Vehicle Industry Dinner. With the now-customary address by our current Minister of Transport, the Hon Phil Twyford, the event lived up to its growing reputation as “the” industry event of the year.Read More →
I am currently in Copenhagen for the ITS World Congress 2018, working to identify opportunities and risks for our industry in the world of Intelligent Transport Systems. This month’s column is a rundown on what I’ve observed so far, bearing in mind this year’s theme of “Quality of Life”.Read More →