Category: International

DEALER SATISFACTION DOWN IN UK

British franchised new car Dealers are less satisfied with their relationships with manufacturers than they were six months ago. The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle Dealers in the UK, conducted its Summer 2017…

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…

MUCH TO LEARN ON 2018 CHINA STUDY TOUR

The 2018 AADA Auto China Study Tour to the historical City of Beijing will be a highlight of the Australian automotive calendar. The Chinese auto industry is the fastest growing vehicle market in the world, and there is much for…

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…

US CAR SALES CONTINUE TO FALL

The US retail automotive industry has suffered a fourth consecutive monthly drop in sales. The six largest auto manufacturers missed analysts’ estimates in April, with Ford Motor and Honda Motor reporting the sharpest declines. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s New York-traded…

VOLKSWAGEN EMISSIONS PAYOUTS COULD TOP $60 BILLION

The final cost to Volkswagen of its emissions cheating scandal could be as high as A$60 billion after a US court ruling in early February and changes to British consumer laws. Court documents filed in the US reveal that Volkswagen…

VOLKSWAGEN DEFIES SCANDAL TO BECOME WORLD NO.1

Volkswagen has defied its emissions testing scandal to become the world’s largest automotive manufacturer for the first time in history, surpassing Toyota. VW Group built 10.31 million vehicles in 2016, overtaking Toyota’s 10.18 million. The VW figure includes brands it…

RENAULT THE LATEST IN EMISSIONS SCANDAL

French authorities are investigating Renault for possible cheating on emissions tests. Three judges will probe possible “cheating on pollution control checks … with the consequence of making the (vehicles) dangerous to the health of people and animals,” according to Le…

Much to learn from a century of NADA

AADA was privileged to attend NADA100, the 100th anniversary convention of the USA’s National Automobile Dealers Association, late January in New Orleans. NADA is one of the most powerful advocacy groups in the USA and they achieve this thanks to…