Manheim

Mercedes mega store for Sydney

Five levels and a $50 million budget, LSH to open Mercedes landmark in Parramatta Road

Dealers ‘vital’ – Buttner

New broom: Holden MD will bring dealers front and centre as he aims for eight per cent share

Dealers turning to eBay to buy and sell car parts

More than 13 million car parts available on eBay for dealers, consumers to buy and sell

Alpine eyeing second showroom

Strong demand for new Alpine A110 sportscar means retail outlets could double

Gumtree Cars

Penske now in Toowoomba

Pengelly adds sales to its south-east Queensland truck and trailer parts and service operations

New Acco to be made in Melbourne

Iveco confirms engineering and design JV with Europe for its latest Acco truck

Private car buyers shun diesel

Hybrid sales edge ahead of diesel as private passenger car buyers come clean

Luxury imports ‘in quarantine’

Customers, dealers frustrated that new European fuel rules are delaying Oz deliveries

Fuel test to cut choice

Cox says customers will see accessories, options fall as car-makers reduce model variants

Motorcycle Holdings still confident

Slowing motorbike market and falling Harley sales yet to hit Australia’s biggest retailer

UK to drop EV subsidies

Hopes for EV subsidies in Australia may be dashed as UK plans to drop incentives

Federal government announces $5m auto engineer grant

$5 million program to encourage new automotive engineers to work in Aus industry

NSW to scrap ‘mad’ auto business regulations

Industry supports NSW move to cut paperwork and save dealers/repairers $175 million

Dealers slam cyber-car practice

ACCC could get involved in ‘misleading market information’ as survey shows 63 per cent of dealers want to end cyber cars

Top 20 September: Utes remain on top but upsets elsewhere

September’s strong tides tumble players beneath the water’s calm surface

Holden’s boost from 25th Bathurst win

Retiring Lowndes brings home the crown as Holden celebrates three anniversaries

Hino extends Supercar sponsorship

Positive brand exposure and dealer engagement behind three-year deal

New tech needed for EVs

Hankook taps the pine forests to develop quieter, stronger tyres exclusively for EVs

Honda holds back on alternative powertrains

Hydrogen, EVs, hybrids and diesels have an uncertain future role in Honda’s local model plans

Watch out for Peugeot

PSA may become an industry disrupter as it heads to the US with a clean sheet of paper

Holden defends dealer awards

But cast-off retailers say sacking of award-winning Holden dealers “undermines relevance” of GM accolades

Navigating the coming storm

Housing prices, regulators, OEMs and rising costs are conspiring to squeeze dealers – here is what can be done

KPMG: Good habits in tough times

The distance between the penthouse and the outhouse is a short walk

Action stations on leasing changes

KPMG puts leasing reviews at the top of the list of things dealers need to address by June 30

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Private car buyers shun diesel

Hybrid sales edge ahead of diesel as private passenger car buyers come clean

Mercedes mega store for Sydney

Five levels and a $50 million budget, LSH to open Mercedes landmark in Parramatta Road

Dealers ‘vital’ – Buttner

New broom: Holden MD will bring dealers front and centre as he aims for eight per cent share

Navigating the coming storm

Housing prices, regulators, OEMs and rising costs are conspiring to squeeze dealers – here is what can be done