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29th November, 2017 · Feature Directions in Australia’s automotive industry
In November 2016 the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), in conjunction with the state and territory Motor Trades Associations of Australia, conducted a national survey of over 1,000 automotive business members. In a three-part...
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29th November, 2017 · Feature National vehicle fleet – key facts
The VACC Industry Report provided a snapshot of the current state of the Australian automotive industry. Here’s a look: Composition As at 31 January 2016 there were approximately 18.4 million registered vehicles on Australia’s roads....
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29th November, 2017 · Technology Get serious about cyber security
On 13 February 2017, the Australian Senate passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (Bill). The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2016 will introduce a mandatory data breach notification rule which will...
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29th November, 2017 · Feature Good news on the tax front
Son of Holdback – the final push Many Dealers will recall the very pleasant feelings generated when the ATO refunds for holdback and Son of Holdback hit their bank accounts. It is, however, worth noting...
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29th November, 2017 · Feature The future of mobility
Recently NRMA stated Australia’s relationship with the car will change dramatically within the decade. The 86-page report identified various levels of government as the instigators of change implementation, rather than the automotive industry. Grant Cameron,...
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29th November, 2017 · Feature In the age of disruption
Dealers need to reconsider their concept of what makes a showroom, or be overtaken by disruptors, according to Google Strategy Manager Automotive, David Tully. With so much of the traditional retail world being overtaken by...
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