Media Releases

Media Releases

25th February, 2019

NSW Labor’s Tax on Cars a Blow to Industry

The New South Wales Labor Party’s policy to increase car taxes would be a blow to motorists and a struggling car retailing industry. “This taxation proposal could not come at…

21st February, 2019

AADA Notes AHG Appointment

AADA notes the Australian Stock Exchange announcement today that Mr David Blackhall, currently CEO of AADA will join the board of Automotive Holdings Group Ltd to fill a vacancy as…

19th February, 2019

Don’t Rush to Ban Point of Sale Exemption

Legislation proposed today requiring retail car Dealers to operate with credit licences should not be rushed as it will likely increase costs for consumers and come as a blow to…

18th February, 2019

AADA Announcing Transition Plan

AADA notes that CEO, Mr David Blackhall, has indicated his desire to reduce his full time commitments at the end of his current contract on 30 June 2019. AADA is…

12th February, 2019

AADA Welcomes Consultation on Sharing of Repair Information

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA), the peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the release of the Government’s consultation paper for a mandatory scheme on the sharing…

4th February, 2019

AADA Surprised by Royal Commission Abolition of Point of Sale Exemption

The Government’s decision to abolish the point of sale exemption for retail dealers providing car finance has come as a surprise to the new car industry. The Banking Royal Commission…

30th January, 2019

Claims that new car Dealers not promoting EVs – False

The AADA supports the release of the Senate Committee’s report on electric vehicles but is disappointed in evidence suggesting Dealers are not promoting the sale of EVs. “There are some…

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