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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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To dig or to recycle? Can End of life cars be a secondary source of materials?

We all know that wrecked cars can be sold to auto Dismantlers for their metal content and parts. In this blog post we dig a little deeper to learn about the metal composition of cars. Beyond the value of a car for the salvageable parts, the metal content determines its scrap value and recycling stages. We explore if End of vehicles (ELVs) can be recycled for all of the metals used during production and if not what prevents us from doing so. […]

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DEOL launch

Formal service launch in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. DEOL car solutions launches its operations to provide solutions for end of life cars in Christchurch, the wider Canterbury region, and selected cities in South and North Islands. Damaged And End Of Life Cars Solutions strives to provide efficient cash for car services, free wrecked car removal on short notice, auto salvaging and wrecking through its member salvage yards, second hand tyres and car parts at lowest prices, disposal of car batteries and general auto recyling. […]

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