APEV's mission is to create financial, environmental and social benefits for all New Zealanders through the promotion and commercialisation of electric vehicle technology innovation, and through building awareness of the energy efficiency and operating cost advantages of electric vehicles.
Most cars sold into the New Zealand market are given a crash rating assessment by ANCAP, based in Australia.
ANCAP has recently finalised a three year transition plan from ANCAP to Euro NCAP. The transition begins in January 2015 and ends in December 2017 with full integration from January 2018. More details are on their website.
ASNZ is a not for profit charitable trust which is in the process of establishing a product stewardship scheme for used tyres in New Zealand.
The AA participates in a range of activities including providing driver licensing services, insurance, maps for travellers, roadside assist services, motoring services and advice, as well as general advocacy on behalf of the motoring public.
The Collision Repair Association (CRA) represents over 500 companies involved in collision repair in New Zealand.
FCAI is the peak industry organisation representing the manufacturers and importers of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in Australia. They are the sister organisation in Australia to the MIA in NZ.
MITO is the trading name for the NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Inc). They set standards for the automotive industry through national qualifications. They provide leadership regarding skill and training needs for the industries they serve and promote career pathways for people who work or want to work in these industries.
They work with apprentices, their employers, and training providers to make sure people in the industries they serve get the best possible opportunities to learn - and accelerate their careers. In 2014 a major review of automotive qualifications is underway. Industry representatives are closely involved with this work.
The MTA principally represents the interests of the car dealer network in New Zealand, including both new and used imported vehicles. The MTA represents more than 4,000 automotive industry professionals – from general repair workshops, vehicle sales and service stations, through to repairers specialising in a range of diverse fields. They advise, support and educate the community so they can make a positive contribution to motoring in New Zealand.
The Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association Incorporated (VIA) is the business association that represents the interests of the wider trade involved in importing, preparing, wholesaling and retailing the majority of used vehicles imported from Japan, Singapore and other jurisdictions. VIA members include importers, wholesalers, Japanese auction companies and exporters, shipping companies, inspection agencies, NZ Government-contracted Transport Service Delivery Agents, ports companies, compliance shops and other service providers to the trade.