Vehicle shortages and Easter and school holidays saw New Zealand’s April new-vehicle sales fall 1% to 5,610 units. The Motor Industry Assn. says passenger-car deliveries dropped 7.1% to 4,258 units, while commercial vehicles jumped 22.6% to 1,352. Year-to-date sales climbed 11% to 27,797 units. “Some of the market volatility is driven by new-vehicle supply constraints as a result of the Great Tohoku Kanto Earthquake (in Japan),” MIA CEO Perry Kerr says in a statement. “The supply ...

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