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Maintenance – It’s Not Just for Vehicles

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service adviser trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke stresses the importance of maintaining all aspects of your dealership. As I was weeding my garden for…

carsales Automotive Industry Support Totals More than $30M

Carsales has continued its unprecedented support of the automotive industry with a Dealer fee rebate package for Melbourne metro business affected by the stage four COVID-19 restrictions. The new tranche of Dealer support measures will take the value of carsales’…

Concern Over Electrice Grey Imports

Consumers should feel comfortable about buying a used electric car, but AADA has serious concerns around the importation of used electric cars, as the provenance of these cars is unknown. AADA CEO, James Voortman, said the specialist and enthusiast scheme…

Recycling / End of Life Stewardship

The Federal Government has committed to a $1 billion waste and recycling plan. Among its goals is encouragement for industry to take responsibility for control of waste streams which potentially includes the implementation of stewardship schemes. The AADA fully supports…

Over 150,000 Faulty Takata Airbags Still on Roads

At least 155,000 vehicles containing potentially deadly Takata airbags are still on our roads and with less than six months before Manufacturers are expected to complete their recall of these vehicles, the ACCC has urged consumers to check if their…

Governments Failing on EVs: REPORT

The Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) has given Australian governments a failing grade and called for more incentives to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) in its 2020 State of Electric Vehicles report, released in August. A survey conducted by…

Crenno Signs Off

It is with regret and great sadness that we announce the cessation of the ‘Crenno’s Corner’ column, written by industry veteran John Crennan. John has been providing Automotive Dealer Magazine with quality content for about five years, informing and regaling…

ARE YOU PREPARED? JOBKEEPER COMPLIANCE REVIEWS AND JOBKEEPER 2.0

Many in the automotive industry have put their hand up to claim eligibility for the Federal Government’s ‘JobKeeper’ program and received support payments for eligible employees and eligible business participants. With the ATO ramping up JobKeeper review activity, and JobKeeper…