About Us



Welcome To The Car Company


We are Tasman Bay’s leading motor vehicle seller, with over 500 quality used vehicles available to choose from.  Covering all price brackets from the bargain hunter to the new vehicle buyer, we have the market covered for you - and our new vehicle brokering service.

Established in 1996, built on good-old-fashioned service, supporting the Local Community and a strong family focus, The Car Company has 4 great locations - Nelson City (Head Office), Nelson City New Branch for LDV and Ssangyong at 150 Rutherford Street, Tahunanui and Richmond giving us the largest selection of motor cars for you to choose from in the Nelson and Tasman Bay region or buy effortlessly online - search for a vehicle and arrange everything from the comfort of your home also new SsangYong and LDV Vehicles

If we don’t have the vehicle you are looking for, tell us the make, model, colour etc that you want and we’ll source it for you from anywhere in the country or overseas.  We have a unique system that enables us to obtain vehicles – come and test the process!

The Car Company has specialist divisions in Vehicle Finance, Insurance, grooming and vehicle maintenance to provide you with a complete vehicle purchasing solution. 

Our on-site Business Managers are available to help with a competitive finance package to suit your needs and can approve you “on the spot” as well as arrange all your insurance and warranty needs.

The Car Company Automotive is a fully equipped Service Centre with a hugely experienced and qualified Service Manager and five qualified Service Technicians to provide experience and expertise for your vehicle accessories, repairs, maintenance, WOF and servicing needs. We offer competitive rates on parts and service and are agents for SsangYong /LDV with the latest diagnostic equipment. Parts and Service. We are also the agents for Lock On Tow Bars, Maxim Hard Lids, Century Batteries and Rhino-Rack.

Let our experienced team make your next vehicle purchase a pleasant and easy experience.