CEO Messages

 
4th February, 2022 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 72
Every day in franchised new car Dealerships across Australia, thousands of customers bring their vehicles in to have a fault repaired. If the vehicle is new and within the warranty period, they would usually expect that...
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6th December, 2021 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 71
As we reflect on 2021 from a AADA perspective, it has been a successful year. Most importantly, it has been a good year for the industry as strong demand for new and used vehicles has...
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4th November, 2021 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 70
The big news in our industry this month is that 80% of Australian Mercedes-Benz Dealers have launched an action against Mercedes-Benz Australia in the Federal Court. The action seeks $650 million in damages under the...
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8th October, 2021 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 69
On 6 October 2021, an article ran in the Sydney Morning Herald/Age newspapers titled “Car makers push online sales as young Australians don’t want to haggle“. The story centres around a submission to the Government...
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6th September, 2021 · CEO Message CEO Messsage No. 68
As I write this, Dealers in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT are operating under restrictions and there remains a great deal of uncertainty about when lockdowns will end. Disappointingly, the nation’s leaders are...
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5th August, 2021 · CEO Message CEO Message No. 67
The past few months have been difficult for those Dealers navigating through uncertain times as we continue to face unpredictable state lockdowns. Various states have entered COVID-related lockdowns over the past months and impacted dealerships...
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