Media Releases

Media Releases

30th January, 2024

More Than 2 Million Used Cars Sold in Australia in 2023

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association and AutoGrab are pleased to release the first annual Automotive Insights Report (AIR) – Year That Was for 2023. The data shows that 2,074,535 used…

10th January, 2024

Holiday Period Sees Used Car Sales Soften in December Automotive Insights Report

The December edition of the Automotive Insights Report (AIR) has been released today. AIR shows that used car trading softened in December compared to the previous month, most likely due…

13th December, 2023

Luxury Car Tax Changes Make Bad Tax Worse

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers is disappointed by the changes made to the Luxury Car Tax in today’s MYEFO. From the 2025-26 Financial Year, the definition of…

13th December, 2023

AADA Welcomes High Court Decision on Fuel Labelling Case

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) welcomes the High Courts’ decision today to uphold the appeal in Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd & Anor v. Begovic. “This decision is excellent news…

12th December, 2023

AADA and AutoGrab Release First Automotive Insights Report

The first edition of the Automotive Insights Report (AIR) is live today. AIR is a joint initiative from the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) and AutoGrab which will provide data…

19th September, 2023

Strong Supply of EVs Available for Australian Consumers

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) is encouraging consumers to take advantage of the ready supply of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) available in showrooms. Dealerships across Australia have indicated that…

15th August, 2023

AADA Welcomes Appointment of Dr Michael Schaper as Independent Reviewer

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association welcomes the appointment of Dr Michael Schaper by the Minister for Small Business, Housing, and Homelessness, the Hon Julie Collins MP, as the independent reviewer…

15th May, 2023

New Car Dealers Support Government Review Of Franchising Code Of Conduct

Franchised new car Dealers welcome the announcement by the Minister for Small Business, Housing, and Homelessness, the Hon Julie Collins MP, that a review into the Franchising Code of Conduct…

18th April, 2023

Dealers Welcome Fuel Efficiency Standards, But Devil is in the Detail

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers welcomes the Government’s commitment to develop fuel efficiency standards for light vehicles. The AADA is pleased to see the release of the…

24th November, 2022

Dealers Welcome Electric Car Discount

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers welcomes the passing of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill through the Senate. The AADA supports the introduction of measures…

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