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29th November, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint Takata air bag recall could be compulsory
The Takata air bag recall saga trundles on, with the ACCC poised to decide upon the recall becoming compulsory, according to Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) Executive Director Operations, Brian Savage. It depends on the...
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29th November, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint Flex commissions banned from 1 November 2018
Astute Dealers will be rethinking their business model on how best to deal with receiving payments from finance companies when flex commissions are prohibited from 1 November 2018. Notice was given by ASIC when, in...
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29th November, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint We are starting to make our presence felt in Canberra
Twelve months ago, few people in the political circles of Australia knew anything about the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA). The irony is, of course, that the destiny of the automotive industry was – and...
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29th November, 2017 · Industry News Record sales in October
Small cars and SUVs, together with a continued strong demand for light commercials, have driven Australia’s new vehicle market to a record October sales result, according to data released by the motor industry’s official statistical...
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29th November, 2017 · Industry News Toyota’s exit party
Thousands of Toyota Australia staff attended closing-down celebrations at the company’s Altona manufacturing plant in October, marking the last shift for 3,000 workers after 54 years of manufacturing in Australia. Production line workers, supervisors, engineers...
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29th November, 2017 · Industry News Brisbane fuel rip-off
An investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found that Brisbane motorists are paying too much for fuel – a combined $50 million per year. ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, said a lack...
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