Category: Feature

$15.9M ADD-ON INSURANCE REFUND

More than 35,000 add-on insurance customers will receive up to $15.9 million in refunds for insurance bought through car dealerships. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) found that QBE Insurance (Australia) Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) and Consumer Credit Insurance…

MASSIVE RISE IN AUTOMOTIVE ADVERTISING

Automotive advertising in Australia rose by almost $47 million in the 2017 financial year as part of a record total ad market spend of $7.1 billion. Figures released by Standard Media Index (SMI) reveals that Automotive is the largest product…

SYDNEY TO TRIAL ON DEMAND TRANSPORT SERVICES

In October the NSW Government will launch the first-ever series of On Demand public transport trials, which will bring the bus to commuters. Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance, said the trials were a first for NSW and would…

KIA TOPS J D POWER SURVEY

Kia has topped J D Power’s Initial Quality Study in the US, which ranks brands by the number of flaws found by owners in their new cars in the first 90 days of ownership. The study is one of the…

JOIN OUR STUDY TOUR TO NADA 2018

AADA invites Dealers to join us on our study tour to the 2018 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in Las Vegas next March. NADA is one of the most powerful advocacy groups in the USA. Its membership of 19,000…

ELECTRIC SUPER HIGHWAY FOR QUEENSLAND

The Queensland Government will build one of the world’s longest electric vehicle highways, a 2,000km stretch with 18 free recharging stations. Environment Minister and Acting Main Roads Minister, Steven Miles, officially kick-started the EV revolution in the state with the…

US AUTOMAKERS UNITE TO FIGHT COUNTERFEITS

A non-profit group of 11 major US automotive manufacturers is cracking down on sales of counterfeit airbags and other automotive parts. The Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council (A2C2) first formed in 2014 and has now grown to include 11 automakers that, collectively,…