Bosch invests in EV and FCEV vehicles but sees ICE powertrains here for some time yet...
News, Regulations, Technology
16th October 2021
Six million rugby fans ripe for exposure to auto brands as supporter base leaps
High-performance, Aussie-made, Savic EV motorcycle on the market from late 2022
Clunky online claims duplication eliminated by single DingGo and Insuret platform
NZ business aims to digitally connect global car parts with OEMs, buyers and sellers
Tightly held dealership site sold by original developers and builders for $15m
Platform integrates all forms of customer payments into the right home in the DMS
Bonus for Aussie truck buyers as Stuttgart aims to fund EV trucks and free up cars business
New joint venture shows promise for hydrogen future in long-haul trucking Down Under
Bosch invests in EV and FCEV vehicles but sees ICE powertrains here for some time yet
9th October 2021
Soccer code kicks a first-ever goal into the tray of an Isuzu Ute
AAAA predicts busy new year for members as it sets its Expo date for 2022
New Queensland centre boosts customer experience, expands auction action
But they struggle to convert fans to members which is a key metric for sponsors
Chinese car-maker now builds in six countries as it ‘ventures into the world’
EV maker now the most valued car-maker in the world at $A1 trillion-plus
Empower your sales team with customer can-do to offset a decade of disruption
Intervention by Treasurer sees add-on insurance for business freed from deferred sale period
6th October 2021
Dealers say Mercedes-Benz is getting a national sales network ‘for nothing’
3rd October 2021
The Grand Final win by Melbourne was seen by the biggest TV audience this year
New EVs, batteries in production by 2025 as Ford unveils its ‘biggest investment ever’
European OEMs look to deal direct with Australia for rare earth metals used in EVs
New 4WD brand spent three years planning a full AU-NZ network for Grenadier by July 2022
Star cast as Polestar plans to publicly list and enter the Australian market
Court says records on agency model dating from to 2016 must be shown to Astoria/Tynan
Insurers prepare dealers for bizarre sales rules where conversations are forbidden
Money to be made by exiting a lease early but commentators warn of the pitfalls
Melbourne shrugs off five decades of losses to bring joy to Jaguar’s timely sponsorship...
Dealer to remain on site but property expected to sell for about $26m...
Dealerships, Real Estate
COVID lockdowns cause a buying ‘frenzy’ at auction including a record Lamborghini price...
Market Reports, News
Movement in roadside assistance as partnerships emerge with some major players...
ACCC given wider duties on franchising code and OEM-dealer disputes...
Parallel imports back on the agenda as dealers cast around for late model used cars
Industry data shows charter of car carrier jumps from $5000 a day to $32,000 a day
VACC research finds trade hit hard by COVID with 92% wanting JobKeeper returned
Dealer to remain on site but property expected to sell for about $26m
Calls to change test as AADA slams court decision on dealer as ‘incredibly concerning’
Web platform play could be pathway into US auto classified advertising and dealer services
The swing to used cars has caught the industry by surprise. Here is where to find them
With so many working from home, the relationship with car buyers is moving online
Buyers seek car loans at record levels as dealers see subscriptions as new source of funding