The future for end-of-life vehicles

Leading New Zealand motor industry publication Autofile recently chatted to Auto Stewardship New Zealand Chair Mark Gilbert and 3R Group Chief Executive Adele Rose (Tyrewise Implementation Project Managers). They discuss their expectations that Tyrewise will be just the first of several product stewardship schemes to manage end-of-life vehicles in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read the articleContinue reading “The future for end-of-life vehicles”

Auto Stewardship NZ celebrates regulated tyre stewardship

Media release Auto Stewardship New Zealand (ASNZ) is celebrating the accreditation of New Zealand’s first regulated product stewardship scheme for vehicles. This comes after Minister for the Environment David Parker yesterday (4 November) announced the accreditation of the Tyrewise regulated product stewardship scheme for dealing with end-of-life tyres. “This is something we as Auto StewardshipContinue reading “Auto Stewardship NZ celebrates regulated tyre stewardship”

Scrappage plan needs substantial incentives according to MTA

The Motor Trade Association (MTA) has outlined details of a scrappage scheme to get greener and safer cars onto our roads and reduce the average age of the fleet. Its proposals include offering consumers up to $2,500 to get rid of their old vehicles, with the cash then having to be spent on buying moreContinue reading “Scrappage plan needs substantial incentives according to MTA”

Tyre industry pumped by Government announcement

TYREWISE MEDIA RELEASE Dumping and stockpiling of tyres will become a thing of the past after they were today (29 July) declared a priority product under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, according to the industry-led Tyrewise project. The total volume of tyres (car, truck, aircraft etc.) which come to the end of their useful lifeContinue reading “Tyre industry pumped by Government announcement”