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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

Scania to build second NSW dealership

Demand for new truck range prompts second company-owned outlet for Scania in NSW

SEA gets finance, looks to US

Public listing in US next as EV power systems group plugs into new finance stream

EVs still cause concern

Survey shows plenty of people are prepared to consider EVs but many see roadblocks

Deloitte: COVID, Jobkeeper reshaped auto industry

2020 turned the industry upside down with huge opportunities ahead for smart dealers

Dealer stock shortages a concern

Customers face long wait if they don’t get their orders in now for cars arriving later in the year

ARB boosts profit by 113%

Pandemic and a rush to holiday in Australia helps ARB post $284m in revenue

Dealer guide to franchise reforms

MTAA and FCW Lawyers launch ‘plain English’ guide to dealer reforms

Cash goes as code poised to launch

Stronger franchising code and $10m fine rules remain intact despite ministerial shuffle

Austrian court favours dealers

Cartel Court finds in favour of dealer for economic abuse of dominant position by Peugeot

Honda increases pressure on Astoria

Texts to Astoria’s customers says service operation is ‘closed’; yet it remains open

Volvo partners with cycling body

Volvo’s alliance with Bicycling Australia promotes safety for all road users

TA2 gets cash injection

Muscle car racing accelerates in Australia as sponsors and supporters grow

Renault’s new logo

Badge bonanza: Refreshed diamond badge signified Renault’s electric push

Volvo partners with cycling body

Volvo’s alliance with Bicycling Australia promotes safety for all road users

FCAI releases CO2 data

New voluntary standard aims to highlight falls in vehicle emissions

Dealer stock shortages a concern

Customers face long wait if they don’t get their orders in now for cars arriving later in the year

Dacia could become Ateco’s volume weapon

Low-cost Romanian car could easily challenge budget brands as Ateco buys into Renault

Re-think Your Definition of An Appointment

Absolute Results: An Appointment Culture is about the customer experience

ATO examines used-car values

Booming prices of used prestige cars can trigger a second application of luxury car tax

Preparing your business for sale

Business Briefing: Selling a dealership takes about six months but is your business sale-ready?

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Autotrader reinvented

Autotrader, Gumtree Cars and CarsGuide to present single classified model under one umbrella

Toyota hands Yaris market to MG

Plan to substitute the sub-$20k market with certified used cars opens way for Chinese

Dealer guide to franchise reforms

MTAA and FCW Lawyers launch ‘plain English’ guide to dealer reforms

Bridgestone opens athletics centre

Former tyre plant land repurposed as a sports arena for Adelaide athletes