Category: Consumer News

NISSAN PULLS OUT OF EUROPE’S COMPACT CAR MARKET

Nissan has announced it will end sales of two compact cars in Europe and Russia, citing a consumer swing away toward utilities in the segment. It follows General Motors’ announcement it would to cease production of right hand drive vehicles,…

WE WANT YOU! SPEAK AT THE AADA CONVENTION

With plans underway for the rebooted AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo we are creating a dynamic and engaging program to meet the new challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to the front of our operational agenda’s. It is…

DIGITAL FOCUS IN EXPO

It is no longer sufficient for dealerships to have a token online presence. They must become expert in the methods, technologies and strategies required to bring customers through their digital front door. Designing the best, most interactive and complete experience…

JOIN US AT THE REBOOTED AADA CONVENTION NEXT MARCH

“The best-laid schemes of mice and men / Go often askew” – Robert Burns.COVID-19 has played havoc with plans to hold any kind of mass gathering, but with things beginning to open up again, AADA is confident our rebooted AADA…

OUR AGEING CAR PARK A CONCERN

The 2020 Australian Bureau of Statistics Motor Vehicle Survey found that average age of vehicles across Australia is 10.1 years, a figure that is twice as high as it should be. Tasmanian vehicles were the oldest at 12.5 years, while…

Embrace disruption, pioneer change: Cameron

New Jaguar Land Rover Australia managing director Mark Cameron has encouraged retail automotive Dealers to embrace disruption during what he described as “the most significant changes in private mobility for over a century”. Delivering the keynote address at the 2019…

BRISBANE FUEL RIP-OFF

An investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found that Brisbane motorists are paying too much for fuel – a combined $50 million per year. ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, said a lack of competition was behind the…