Category: Feature

GET MOBILE: CARSALES INSIGHTS DATA

The latest Carsales market watch report highlights the key consumer search trends, which include sunroofs and slow follow-ups. As well as mobile browsing, the report says 25% of enquiries come via text messaging; 30% of enquiries are still made over…

ELECTRIC SALES NEED A KICK-START: REPORT

A new report has called for greater education and infrastructure around electric vehicles (EVs) as sales in Australia lag behind those in other countries. The study, undertaken by Nielsen and released in late October, reveals that while electric vehicle sales…

EV COLLABORATION REQUIRED: US STUDY

A US study conducted by Cox Automotive has concluded that collaboration between Dealers and automakers is the key to widespread adoption of EVs. The Cox Automotive Evolution of Mobility: The Path to Electric Vehicle Adoption Study reports that, without collaboration…

EV SERVICING – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

The fewer moving parts a car has, the fewer things can go wrong. Electric vehicles (EVs) have fewer moving parts than conventional petrol or diesel cars, which makes them simpler to service. Maintenance needs and safety requirements for hybrid electric…

NEW FAST-CHARGING EV BATTERY

In a development with the potential to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), engineers in the US have discovered a way to recharge electric cars in just 10 minutes, overcoming one of the biggest obstacles with electric vehicles. Electric…

TAKATA: THE NEVER-ENDING STORY

The Takata airbag saga continues to drag on with no end in sight, after the recent announcement that 20,000 vehicles involved in the Takata recall have been reclassified as ‘critical’. The Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) and the Federal Chamber…

MUSTANG THE NO 1 NEWS STORY OF 2019

Spiced with an unprecedented number of bombshells in the Supercars season         We have said it before – the AFL is the premium sporting product in Australia, with daylight between it and its key sporting competitors. A…

HOW TO BE SMART WITH YOUR EXPENSES

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service advisor trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples, of Profit Blueprints, Brooke looks at the benefits of smart expense management. As you finish 2019 and plan for 2020, now…