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The top selling cars in 2021

In 2021 the New Zealand government started subsidizing electric and hybrid vehicles. Despite this the top 10 best selling makes are the traditional internal combustion engine cars. Had the subsidy kicked in at the beginning of 2021, we might have seen Tesla make this list. Data Source Table contains a list of the top ten cars in all 12 months of 2021. The number for each car make is the total number of registrations in 2021. Make Count TOYOTA 29437 MITSUBISHI 20152 FORD 17279 KIA 10151 MAZDA 9258 NISSAN 8611 SUZUKI 8126 HYUNDAI 8120 VOLKSWAGEN 5452 HONDA 4110 How we determine vehicle popularity We make the assumption that registrations indicate popularity. Registrations in a single month may not accurately reflect a vehicle’s overall popularity but can accurately reflect popularity when considered over a period of a few months. As always, don’t forget to check out our services and products page DEOL Car Solutions. For additional information Contact us by filling out the contact form or send us an email or for that matter call us. […]

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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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