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

  • DATE: Wednesday, November 16th – Guest Speaker
  • TIME: 7:30AM
  • VENUE: The Hotel Novotel / Ibis, 72 – 112 Greenlane Rd East, Auckland

Matt Watson - Guest SpeakerAPAA ANNUAL LUNCHEON – Scheduled July 2017 (July 2016 details below for reference)

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

Our guest speaker is Matt Watson from the ITM Fishing Show, Matt has become a popular character in New Zealand and abroad for his engaging energetic presence on television. But ironically when filling out a departure card to jet off somewhere in the world to film a show or do some publicity, in the space titled ‘occupation’, Matt prints ‘Fisherman’. Click here to download a Booking Form

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Courtesy of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association

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Automotive News Feeds


Auto News

21 October 2016, 6:11 pm
Nissan appears to be close to a decision on whether or not to select its UK (Sunderland) plant to manufacture the next generation Qashqai model or look to make it at an alternative facility in Europe.

21 October 2016, 1:38 pm
Valeo has unveiled third-quarter sales up 16% to EUR3.9bn (US$4.3bn), while nine-month consolidated sales came in at EUR12.1bn , up 13%.

21 October 2016, 12:26 pm
I doubt things are at the Panic Button stage but, as automakers and suppliers continue to pile into 'low cost' eastern Europe - this announcement of expanded output from Toyota just today is just one example - a question of labour availability and/or retention is beginning to surface.

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Industry News

23 October 2016, 5:01 am
Elections swing back and forth, but the race for campaign cash from the auto industry is typically no contest. Republican nominees for president have raked in seven-figure sums from auto industry donors in each election cycle since 2000.

23 October 2016, 5:01 am
The latest evolution in car keys is on its way -- no car key at all. The future of vehicle entry and engine start is in your smartphone.

23 October 2016, 5:01 am
Suddenly, Honda looks like the odd man in Japan. Toyota just added Suzuki to its growing stable of partners, and Nissan is poised to take control of Mitsubishi. Meanwhile, Honda is left by its lonesome in the face of industry consolidation.

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Motorsport News
23 October 2016, 9:27 am
Enea Bastianini and John McPhee have both escaped serious injury despite a frightening crash which saw the Moto3 race red flagged at Phillip Island

Stefan Bartholomaeus
23 October 2016, 9:06 am
DJR Team Penske’s rough weekend at the Castrol Gold Coast 600 has ended with a fine and a points penalty

Stefan Bartholomaeus
23 October 2016, 6:56 am
Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell turned around a difficult Pirtek Enduro Cup campaign with victory in the final leg of the Castrol Gold Coast 600

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