Vehicle imports are up 60.2% year-on-year (y/y) with a total of 22,905 arrivals hitting the wharves compared with 14,297 the year prior, according to AutoTalk.
The total number of passenger vehicles were up 57.1% y/y with 18,410 arrivals in April compared to 11,673 the year prior, according to New Zealand Customs Motor Vehicle Statistics.
Total truck and van imports were up 73.3% y/y with 4439 arrivals compared with 2561 the year prior.
This includes 4094 new commercial vehicles with 424 units over 3500kg GVM and 3670 units under 3500kg GVM.
Used commercials had a total of 345 arrivals with 22 units over 3500kg GVM and 323 units under 3500kg GVM.
A total of 56 buses and coaches arrived in April compared with 63 the year prior. This includes 37 new buses and coaches and 19 used.