Events


The events page includes details of upcoming local and international events, plus automotive news feeds.
Networking

NEXT BREAKFAST MEETING (usually the 3rd Wednesday of each month)

  • DATE: Wednesday, September 20th.
  • TIME: 7:30AM
  • VENUE: The Novotel / Ibis, 72 – 112 Greenlane Rd East, Auckland.

Matt Watson - Guest Speaker2017 APAA ANNUAL LUNCHEON (Held in July) DETAILS FOR REFERENCE

Venue: The Great Northern Room, Ellerslie Convention Centre, Greenlane, Auckland – From: Noon until 2pm.

Our guest speaker is Sir Ray Avery Inventor – Recent developments include the Liferaft infant incubator is a low cost but high end incubator in development by Medicine Mondiale.

The incubator is designed around performance, ease of use and simple maintenance in challenging conditions, such as in poorly resourced healthcare facilities with inconsistent power and water supplies. 2018 Luncheon details avalable soon…

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Courtesy of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association

Click here for details

Automotive News Feeds

 

Auto News

22 September 2017, 4:43 pm
Malaysia's new vehicle market drifted lower in August, by just over 1% to 51,720 units from 52,312 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).


22 September 2017, 1:24 pm
It's not unusual for things to go a bit quiet the week after the week of a major motor show's press days - Frankfurt's were the 12th and 13th and the public days continue. You knew that. Cue Geely's Volvo Cars, one of several notable absentees from the Messe, announcing its much-awaited XC40 SUV, first Volvo product on the new CMA architecture which will be shared with the new Lynk and Co brand and the Chinese parent's Geely, with little risk (that a showtime launch runs) of getting lost amongst all the buzz emanating from Germany last week. Not the first time the Swedes' PR has been a little bit clever, enjoying, as we used to say in the print days, "a lot of ink".


22 September 2017, 12:47 pm
Turin has taken delivery of the first zero emission pure electric BYD ebuses which are to go into service in Italy.


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Industry News

23 September 2017, 5:01 am
What began as a favor to one employee ended up being extended to almost 40 more people, including children, six dogs, six cats and a pet rat.


23 September 2017, 5:01 am
The tepid outlook from one of the world's largest automakers could ripple across the industry by slowing or discouraging the adoption of fuel cell technology, which will require increased global scale and infrastructure investments to catch on.


23 September 2017, 5:01 am
Toyota debuts a GR sports car series for Japan and beyond. The U.S. may not get the name, but its future products will get a healthy dose of the line's sporty spirit.


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Motorsport News

Speedcafe.com
23 September 2017, 9:25 pm
Valentino Rossi believes that his broken right leg will cause him to “suffer” during tonight’s Aragon Grand Prix


Tom Howard
23 September 2017, 6:00 pm
Alex Rullo is working on plans to remain at Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport next season while the squad faces a possible change in ownership structure


Dan Herrero
23 September 2017, 1:18 pm
Maverick Viñales has taken pole position for the Aragon Grand Prix as Valentino Rossi qualified third in a shock return from a broken leg


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