February new vehicle registrations in New Zealand of 7,946 were up 10.6% (761 units) on February 2012 (7,185). Commercial vehicle registrations of 2,148 units were up a noteworthy 38.4% (596 units) on February 2012 and the highest monthly February sales since 1982. Passenger car registrations of 5,798 were up 163 units (2.9%) on February 2012.