Media Releases

Media Releases

24th November, 2022

New Net Zero Unit Important Step to Transport Decarbonisation

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers welcomes the new Net Zero Unit established in the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communication, and the Arts. “The AADA congratulates…

18th August, 2022

Dealers Welcome Consultation On National Electric Vehicle Strategy

The peak body representing new car Dealers welcomes the announcement by the Federal Government that it will consult on the establishment of a national electric vehicle strategy. “The AADA looks…

8th August, 2022

Vehicle Emissions Standards Should Be Appropriate For Australia

The automotive industry supports the need for a vehicle emissions standard but restricting the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 is a risky approach for Australia and its…

28th July, 2022

Automotive Organisations Reach a Historic Agreement on National Fleet Transition

Australia’s peak National, State and Territory automotive representative organisations have reached a historic agreement at an Industry Summit on critical positions and pathways to achieve the considered and practical transition…

20th July, 2022

Dealers Welcome ACT ZEV Progress But Remain Wary of 2035 ICE Phase Out

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers notes the official release of the ACT Government’s Zero Emissions Vehicles Strategy 2022-30. AADA acknowledges the strategy contains a number of good…

18th July, 2022

ACT Ban of ICE Vehicles Bad for Consumers and Industry

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers is concerned over reports the ACT Government will ban internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles by 2035.   “We have serious concerns that this…

30th June, 2022

Dealers Ready for New Vehicle Information Sharing Regulations

The Motor Vehicle Information Scheme (MVIS) comes into effect as of tomorrow, 1 July 2022, allowing independent repairers the option of purchasing vehicle service and repair information from car Manufacturers…

14th June, 2022

Automotive Apprentice Survey Results

In an industry first, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA), the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) and the Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland), have joined forces to address…

29th March, 2022

Fuel Relief Welcome but Structural Reform of Auto Taxes Needed

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the Federal Budget’s provision of fuel tax relief but called on the Government to commit to structural tax reform in…

24th March, 2022

Dealers Welcome Stronger Franchising Penalties

The peak body representing franchised new car Dealers has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of increased penalties for breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct. “Stronger penalties in conjunction with…

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