Ford New Zealand expects its Mustang coupe and convertible to boost its image here, even though the car will not sell in large numbers. When it comes to engine choice, logic will come up against long-held loyalty.
Vehicles eligible for central and local government fleet use are being preference-rated by an agency. So how come Mitsubishi NZ has come under fire for highlighting success in achieving ‘first choice’ status?
No confirmed price, no confirmed delivery date, no confirmed race category … no worries. Those issues mightn’t deter an idea to sell a circuit-restricted Lotus sports car in NZ. Gotta love that confidence!
The Suzuki that has a stranglehold on the small semi-hot hatch sector is the direct target of a new Barina priced so sharply that retails for its more straight-laced sister models have been rejigged to accommodate it.
Toyota New Zealand is confident their Hilux will maintain reign as the country’s top-selling utility... however they concede the Ford Ranger has left them rattled. They also expect this fight to repeat in 2014.