The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Kiwis remain fixated on utes of every shape, size and price, but we wonder whether in the rural sector the clever folk may be looking to diversify into a good van.
When we reviewed the VW Amorak in February 2016, it was fair to say we quite liked it. For 2017, that ‘like’ has just moved up to a ‘love’, especially because of the new V6 engine offering.
The Amarok 'Aventura' model will hit New Zealand at the end of the year and ought to make it onto the big 'must have' list.
Utes or pick-ups, as they are known in the northern hemisphere, don't have the following they have in these southern climes...
At a recent vehicle launch I mentioned to a fellow journalist that I was getting the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack to test and he replied "you'll enjoy it".