Nick MacKechnie
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Motorheads flock to CarJam site as start-up takes off

Wednesday, 22 October 2008 02:50 by Nick MacKechnie

Motorheads as well as those with a professional interest in cars are flocking to CarJam, the spare-time brainchild of two security software specialists.

CarJam is a vehicle information search engine for the New Zealand motorist, would be motorist hoping to buy a car or just the plan curious who want to see what mileage their old vehicle has been doing and generally research things starting simply with the rego.

Simpy enter the registration details, and you can receive the following information -


Plate: Current Rego

  • Make: HOLDEN
  • Model: COMMODORE
  • Year: 2002
  • Main colour: Red
  • Vehicle type: Passenger Car/Van
  • Body style: Saloon
  • No of seats: 5
  • CC rating: 3,791
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Power: 152kW
  • Assembly type: Imported Built-Up
  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Imported damaged: Find out by purchasing the report
  • Reported stolen: Find out by purchasing the report


  • VIN: Find out by purchasing the report
  • Plate: Current Rego
  • Engine no: Engine Number

Economy, safety and pollution

  • Transmission: 4-gear automatic

Ownership information

Find out by purchasing the report

Security interests

Find out by purchasing the report


  • Licence expiry: 2008, October 31st (expires in 1 week)
  • Latest licence issued on: 2007, November 5th at 09:31
  • Licence type: Licence
  • Continuous licence: Yes


  • Registration status: Active
  • Vehicle usage: Private Passenger
  • Cause of latest registration: New
  • Date of first registration in New Zealand: 2002, November 1st
  • Date of last registration: 2002, November 1st
  • Registered overseas: No

Plates history

Effective date

Current rego

2003, September 25th

Old rego
2002, November 1st

Warrant of fitness (WOF)

The WOF expires in 11 months (23rd September 2009). Last inspection was successful on 23rd September 2008.

Miscellaneous information

  • Gross vehicle mass: 1,519kg
  • Maximum rated towed mass: 1,200kg (for unbraked trailer) and 2,100kg (for braked trailer)
  • No of axles: 2
  • Front axle group rating: 1033
  • Rear axle group rating: 1200

Odometer history

  • Is odometer reliable?: Find out by purchasing the report
  • Latest odometer reading: 72,829 Km (on 2008, September 23rd, source: WOF Inspection)
  • Latest usage: 31.38 Km/day (11,422 Km/year)

Reading, Km
Source or reason
Usage (avg), Km/day/year

2008, September 23rd
WOF inspection


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