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29th November, 2017 · Feature The demise of local manufacturing
The agonising demise of our local manufacturing and assembly industry is complete. The industry’s arc of establishment, growth, containment and decline is book-ended by the counterpoint images of Ben Chifley launching the FX Holden at...
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29th November, 2017 · Training Why you need to train your sales staff – and keep training them
Most dealerships are losing money because they fail to invest in training their sales staff, according to world-leading automotive sales and dealership management consultant, Tom Stuker. “Starting with the management – because nine out of...
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29th November, 2017 · International Much to learn on 2018 China study tour
The 2018 AADA Auto China Study Tour to the historical City of Beijing will be a highlight of the Australian automotive calendar. The Chinese auto industry is the fastest growing vehicle market in the world,...
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28th September, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint AADA announces powerful data mapping tool: A new era in advocacy for new car franchised dealers
A unique mapping tool that allows franchised new car Dealers to display the vital economic contributions made by their businesses to individual federal electorates and associated communities will be launched at the AADA National Convention...
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28th September, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint ASIC on the sale of add-on insurance and warranties through ‘caryard intermediaries’
ASIC released Consultation Paper 294 (CP 294) on 24 August 2017, seeking feedback from insurers, credit providers, car Dealers, insurance and finance brokers, consumers, consumer representatives and other parties on proposals to reform the sale...
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28th September, 2017 · Policy Viewpoint AADA welcomes decision on private new car imports
The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s decision not to proceed with allowing personal importation of new vehicles from the UK and Japan. AADA CEO, David Blackhall, said the outcome highlights...
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