Press releases

Sunday August 15, 2010

Net helps buyers avoid rip-offs
The internet has become a must use tool for people wanting to avoid being ripped off when buying cars privately.

Monday July 26th, 2010

MotorWeb: Car data dealer chases bigger market
Auckland company MotorWeb is about to do for Australia what it has already done for New Zealand: take government motor vehicle registration data and package it into a commercial product.

Bayer Innovators Awards 2009

Winner: Information and Communication Technology
[...] MotorWeb became a pioneer in the e-govt space. At a time when the Internet was in its infancy, they sought to gain electronic access to government registries to generate comprehensive legal reports on vehicles and facilitate changes of ownership and other legal compliance transactions. The MotorWeb system has since grown to include online documentation and is expanding to take on overseas opportunities.

Thursday, 4 October 2007

Land Transport Amendment Bill
MotorWeb has cautiously welcomed the Land Transport Amendment Bill tabled in Parliament by Transport Minister Annette King yesterday but is concerned that the process to ensure its continued access to the Motor Vehicle Register (MVR) may be inefficient.

Wednesday, 1 December 2004

Celebrations all round!
MotorWeb is turning 4 and celebrating its birthday in style with the release of its latest innovations built to further simplify vehicle trading.

Thursday, 14 April 2003

MotorWeb WINS e-Business of the Year Award
MotorWeb - developers of the innovative legal compliance system for Licensed Motor Vehicle Dealers has won the 'e-Business of the Year' award at the Computerworld Excellence Awards 2003.

Tuesday, 4 March 2003

Changing vehicle ownership now available on the Internet
Vehicle dealers can access MotorWeb's secure website, and perform the MR13B transaction in real time, without leaving their dealership.

Tuesday, 4 March 2003

Car Dealers enjoy new on-line service
Car Dealers can now register a vehicle into the 'Dealer Network' (a MR13C transaction) with just a few clicks of the mouse using the Internet.

Tuesday, 25 June 2002

More car services to go online
Software firm OnTap Information is ready to expand its internet-based vehicle checking services to include online change of ownership and registration services.

Monday, 3 June 2002

Don't loose your rights to repossess!
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Wednesday, 1 May 2002

Finding securities on cars now more difficult
As of May 1st 2002 all new securities for motor vehicle must be registered on the PPSR (not the MVSR). So for the next 6 months, Dealers must search both of these Government databases when checking vehicles.

Thursday, 27 September 2001

Peace of mind
To many dealers the VIR™ (The Vehicle Information Report™) is fast becoming the "on-line detective" when it comes to risk management of vehicle trading. The VIR provides a simple and fast way to "check it before you own it".

Tuesday, 22 May 2001

Auckland firm gives car trade online registrations
Car licensing and registration will soon be available online to the motor vehicle trade, thanks to an Auckland company.

Friday, 11 May 2001

Used car buyers rescued by the new Vehicle Information Report™ (VIR™)
Dozens of used car buyers have already been saved from financial disaster by a new Internet-based vehicle report says Pat Costigan, founder and managing director of OnTap Infoprmation, the company that developed the MotorWeb VIR system in Auckland.