Our Apples Are Cheaper

The FCAI has compared ‘apples with apples’ in a study that examines the price of new cars sold in Oz compared with those in other right-hand drive markets. The recent price benchmarking project facilitated by the Federal Chamber of Automotive…

New Power For The ACCC Likely To Transpire

The Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 (Bill) has been introduced to Parliament, bringing a number of likely changes. The Commonwealth Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson MP introduced the Bill into Parliament in mid-July….

Signed and Sealed

NADA University is well on its way to Australia after a ceremonial signing at the Convention in July. Stakeholders from the National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA), the MTA Institute of Technology (MIT) and the AADA made history at this year’s…

Are You Advertising The Truth?

Advertising is incredibly important to automotive dealers and contributes majorly to sales and consumer satisfaction, but beware, disregarding advertising guidelines will cost you. A few years ago a Victorian dealership paid a hefty price after the Australian Competition and Consumer…

Lexus NX

New Models Flood In For Final Quarter

The last quarter of the year is unfolding and there’s no stopping  the momentum of new models hitting Australian shores. The final quarter of 2014 will see an influx of new models arrive in Australian showrooms as manufacturers race to…

Take part in the Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014

BDO and AADA are inviting Australia’s automotive dealers to take part in our Automotive Executive Salary Survey 2014. The purpose of this unique Australian survey is to provide Dealers with information and benchmarking about what other dealerships are paying their…

Hanging Out in San Francisco’

Here’s what one reviewer wrote on Yelp after visiting the original Eddie Rickenbacker’s bar and grill in San Francisco: ‘Any place that has: • Smoking after 9pm INSIDE (Great for your lungs) • Old motorcycles hanging from the ceiling (Great…

Ken Morgan OAM

A reward that keeps Ken Morgan 76 years young

In 1989 the Burdekin Report was published by the then Federal Human Rights Commissioner Brian Burdekin, shocking the Australian public by revealing the number of young people who were homeless and the appalling lifestyle they lived. This landmark report was…