New Zealand’s auto industry is calling for a national scrappage scheme after new data shows the average age of the country’s vehicles is more than 13 years. Motor Industry Assn. CEO Perry Kerr says the fleet will continue to age due to New Zealand’s unique profile. In particular, there is an unusually large number of ’95, ’96 and ’97 model-year vehicles, representing 21% of the total market. “This uneven lump will stay in our market for the foreseeable future,” he says in a statement. ...
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