6 Dec 2011

New car registrations up

12:31 pm on 6 December 2011

New car registrations in New Zealand rose almost 4% in November, the first increase in three months, but they are still 3.8% lower than a year ago.

New Zealand Transport Agency figures show used car registrations, which are generally imported used cars, rose 11.1% in the month of November, but were still almost 11% lower than a year ago.

New commercial vehicle registrations were up 5% from a month earlier and 20% above the same month a year ago.

The top selling make was Toyota, followed by Holden and Ford.