Media Releases

Media Releases

16th April, 2024

Strong New Vehicle Supply Leads to Positive Used Car Market for Consumers

Australia has posted an impressive used car sales result for the month of March despite the disruption in trade brought on by the Easter holidays. “There were 184,054 used cars…

12th April, 2024

Investment in EV Chargers for Car Dealerships Critical for Customer Education

A new report prepared for the Australian Automotive Dealer Association by respected climate risk and energy transition experts Energetics outlines the task of rolling out electric vehicle charging infrastructure in…

26th March, 2024

Dealers Note NVES Release and Government Commitment to Address Industry Challenges

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association notes the Government’s announcement today unveiling the details of the New Vehicle Efficiency Standard (NVES) and while we acknowledge the progress, we remain conscious of…

19th March, 2024

AADA24: Driving Forward Together

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) is pleased to announce the 2024 AADA Convention & Expo details. This important industry event will be hosted at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition…

13th March, 2024

Customers in Driving Seat as Used Car Listings Grow

February used car sales figures have been released today in the Automotive Insights Report (AIR). The figures released by AADA and AutoGrab show that the number of used vehicles listed…

5th March, 2024

Vehicle Emissions Plan Needs Rethink

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association is calling on the Government to renovate its New Vehicle Efficiency Standard proposal or risk higher vehicle prices and lack of consumer choice. The AADA…

15th February, 2024

New Research Pours Water on Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Standard

New research about car buying intentions underscores the challenges of the Government’s plan to reduce Australia’s light vehicle emissions by 60% in five years. ‘EV & Hybrid Vehicle Wave 2…

13th February, 2024

Used Car Sales Figures Bounce Back in January

January used car sales figures have been released today in the first monthly edition of the Automotive Insights Report (AIR) for 2024. The January 2024 AIR shows that the average…

8th February, 2024

Franchised New Car Dealers Disappointed With Franchising Review Finding

The AADA notes the Albanese Labor Government’s tabling of the Independent Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct in Parliament today. The review by small business expert, Dr Michael Schaper,…

4th February, 2024

Government’s Preferred Fuel Efficiency Standard Too Far Too Fast

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association notes the release of the Government’s next consultation on a light vehicle fuel efficiency standard. This impact statement is very technical and considers a number…

View by month
View by year