Most Popular EVs in July 2021

In June 2021 there were 349 new and 82 used electric vehicles registered. We can see a clear impact of the clean car rebate programme. The number of new EV registrations in July more than doubled compared to June. Similarly the number of used EV registrations in July increased by more than a factor of six compared to June 2021. The impact of EV rebates on EV registrations will become clearer in the coming months.

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Math problems with the clean car discount

Clean Car Discount overview page
provides some preliminary information on the rebate amount. Detailed information such as rebate amount about per gram/kilometre of CO2 emissions is missing. However, a graphic titled “Clean Car Programme 2022” is
provided and we have shown that graphic as figure 1 here. In this blog post we explain the problems with this graphic. […]

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Lessons from the 2009 vehicle scrappage trial

In 2009 the Ministry of Transport, NZTA and Environment Canterbury ran a vehicle scrappage trial in Wellington and Christchurch for three and a half weeks. The trial cost $150,361 and 349 vehicles were scrapped. In this blog post we list some important lessons learnt from the trial and comment on the future viability of similar trial.
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Most popular commercial vehicles in June 2021

Of the 26621 total vehicles registered in June there were 5097 GOODS VAN/TRUCK/UTILITY vehicles registered in June 2021, 4638 were new and 459 were used imports. In this blog post we publish the most popular GOODS VAN/TRUCK/UTILITY vehicles that are classified as light vehicles but used in commercial activities and that run on petrol or diesel based on vehicle make and model. Data Source

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Most popular EVs in June 2021

There were 349 new and 82 used electric vehicles registered in June 2021 [1]. Each month we create a list of the top 10 most popular EVs by make and model. In June Tesla overtook Nissan as the most popular EV. The impact of EV rebates on EV registrations will become clear in the coming months but so far the data is unlikely to reflect any impact from the EV policy changes.

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