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28th September, 2017 · Feature Overhaul marketing strategy: Expert
A digital marketing expert says Dealers need to overhaul their marketing and retailing strategies to focus solely on the customer. MediaDigitalX Managing Director, Simon Van Wyk, told the 2017 Mumbrella Automotive Marketing Summit last month...
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28th September, 2017 · Feature Nissan Australia’s new managing director
Nissan Australia has replaced sacked former Chief Executive, Richard Emery, with a new Managing Director, Stephen Lester. Mr Emery was fired in late August following a poor sales performance that saw Nissan Australia’s market share...
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28th September, 2017 · Technology Prius turns twenty
It is 20 years since Toyota launched the Prius, the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger vehicle. Based on the Latin phrase meaning ‘to go before’, the Prius truly proved to be the forerunner to today’s...
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2nd August, 2017 · Feature Luxury car tax stays
The Luxury Car Tax (LCT) threshold for luxury cars will increase to $65,094 for the 2017-18 financial year, in line with an increase in the ‘All Groups’ Consumer Price Index (CPI). The LCT threshold for...
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2nd August, 2017 · Feature Extrapolation in warranty audits – fair or unfair?
1.1    We recently advised a National Dealer Council on the lawfulness of extrapolating warranty audit ‘exceptions‘ discovered during a distributor warranty audit. 1.2    One of the main issues we focused on in our detailed advice...
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2nd August, 2017 · Feature The changing landscape of an automotive dealership’s profitability
Whilst there are factors that can influence a dealership’s return on sales ratio, such as locality and franchise mix, the two percent model has long been the yardstick of an acceptable profit benchmark an automotive...
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