The New Zealand motor industry posts its best May in 17 years, delivering 6,340 new cars. The May volume marks a 29.8% rise from April levels and continues the strong seasonal demand that has been evident for the last three years, the Motor Industry Assn. says. New commercial-vehicle sales also held firm, with May deliveries up 18.6% from April at 2,038 units. Year-to-date, the new-vehicle market is virtually level with 2006. Commercial-vehicle sales of 9,568 units are at 99.6% of ...

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