Mercedes court case is critical

All dealers have a stake in the precedent that will flow from dealer case against MBA/P

Truck market remains at record levels

July heavy and medium sales hold firm despite the month being traditionally quiet

Volvo seeks “sustainable ad spend”

Media chain ‘decarbonised’ through Volvo’s Australian ad agencies

Silk Logistics buys WA freight business

$30m purchase of Fremantle Freight & Storage Group expands Silk’s national coverage

Mitsubishi bogged by ad complaint

Mitsubishi modifies its ad after recovery of a stuck car deemed to display ‘unsafe’ driving

IDOM Innovations opens

Tech centre expands “low-cost” AutoFlip car-buying program for dealers

McCarrolls buys Brookvale Mazda

Mazda store adds to McCarroll’s 10 franchises in Sydney and Newcastle

Audi Centre Sutherland site for sale

Longstanding site with five year lease to Autosports yields almost $1m in rent

mycar builds network of knowledge

‘Community of tech information’ on repair and service helps mycar expand and add OEMs

Dealers optimistic: Cox survey

Business conditions among best on record despite low stock and high staff turnover

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It’s not just EVs changing the sales scene, it is all the new competitors they bring with them

The “in-between car”

The car you buy when the car you want is on order but is as much as a year away from delivery

Cox says it’s the “experience that counts”

Customer expectations are changing as technology reaches deeper into the dealership

Kia: cars are about to get pricey

It’s a perfect storm as inflation, supply chain woes and increased costs wreak havoc on the car biz

Used car prices remain high

Cox Automotive’s two price indicators are showing that that second shoe has yet to fall

EV consideration grows – report

Concern for the environment and cost of living drive increased consideration of EVs

Global sales: Electrics beat diesels

EV and PHEV sales up 335% in three years as diesels slip to under 12% of global market

FCAI wants emission standards to ensure EV choice

Emission targets will encourage OEMs to put Australia on the EV map, says auto chamber

Auto groups sign EV agreement

Landmark agreement aims to mandate CO2 targets and put control with federal govt

Dealers versus Honda: 4-0

Court orders a harvest of Honda documents as dealers win another discovery order

Shock EV court stoush looms

EV motorists joined by federal govt seek High Court ruling on Victorian road-user tax

IDOM Innovations opens

Tech centre expands “low-cost” AutoFlip car-buying program for dealers

McCarrolls buys Brookvale Mazda

Mazda store adds to McCarroll’s 10 franchises in Sydney and Newcastle

Audi Centre Sutherland site for sale

Longstanding site with five year lease to Autosports yields almost $1m in rent

Volvo seeks “sustainable ad spend”

Media chain ‘decarbonised’ through Volvo’s Australian ad agencies

Mitsubishi bogged by ad complaint

Mitsubishi modifies its ad after recovery of a stuck car deemed to display ‘unsafe’ driving

Suzuki ‘races downhill’

Car firm backs gravity-powered Billy Cart race and offers winner a real car as a prize

mycar builds network of knowledge

‘Community of tech information’ on repair and service helps mycar expand and add OEMs

Polestar signs AutoNexus

AutoNexus’ EV charging network a key to winning the EV business of Polstar, Tesla

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McCarrolls buys Brookvale Mazda

Mazda store adds to McCarroll’s 10 franchises in Sydney and Newcastle

Audi Centre Sutherland site for sale

Longstanding site with five year lease to Autosports yields almost $1m in rent

IDOM takeover completed

New car group to be named next month as IDOM pulls out of Australia

Passenger cars not dead yet – Kia

Hatchbacks and sedans are tough sell, but there’s still plenty of faith in the passenger car segment.

EV fallout at VW

CEO gets the bullet for EV focus while new boss sees future for ICE cars

Truck market remains at record levels

July heavy and medium sales hold firm despite the month being traditionally quiet

Sales keep on truckin’

Almost 5000 trucks sold as market drives to records, but vans continue to struggle

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Gumtree podcast: Sourcing used cars

The swing to used cars has caught the industry by surprise. Here is where to find them

Gumtree podcast: It’s a virtual world

With so many working from home, the relationship with car buyers is moving online

Gumtree podcast: Loan demand strong

Buyers seek car loans at record levels as dealers see subscriptions as new source of funding