Category: Sales

MAZDA RECOGNISES OUTSTANDING DEALERS

Mazda Australia has recognised 15 Mazda Dealers for delivering exceptional customer service and customer satisfaction. The Mazda Master Dealer Awards 2016 rewarded dealerships in the areas of business processes, people development, sales results, financial management and customer satisfaction. New South…

Global record for sales in 2016

2016 was another record year for global car sales, with growth of 4.8 per cent from 2015 results. Consumers worldwide bought 88.1 million passenger cars and light commercials in 2016. It was the fastest rate of growth since 2013, but…

SUBARU NOW OFFERING TEST DRIVES AT SHOPPING CENTRES

Having followed the likes of Tesla into establishing a presence in shopping centres, Subaru is now offering test drives at three such locations. The new Impreza is available for test drive at Subaru pop-up stores at Highpoint in Victoria, Castle…

NEW RECORD YEAR FOR SALES

For the third time in the past four years, in 2016 Australians bought a record number of new cars, with sales of passenger cars, SUVs and light commercials for the year reaching almost 1.2 million. The total of 1,178,133 was…

LIGHT COMMERCIAL SALES UP IN UK TOO

As with the Australian market, the UK experienced growth in sales of light commercial vehicles in 2016, setting a new record for sales in the segment. The new mark of 375,687 sales was a one per cent increase on the…

ELECTRIC AND HYBRID SALES COLLAPSE

Sales of electric and hybrid cars in Australia took a tumble in 2016, with sales of electric vehicles falling a whopping 69 per cent from the previous year. Hybrid vehicle sales also fell, down four per cent on 2015 figures….

AUSTRALIAN CAR INDUSTRY IS A MAJOR PLAYER

Australians pride themselves on our nation’s ability to punch above its weight on the world sporting stage. We do the same when it comes to car sales, yet it’s not celebrated or even supported. Why not? Australia is the world’s…

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Summer is here and the warmer weather presents Dealers with opportunities. Did you know that when potential buyers feel comfortably warm, they tend to be more interested and want to buy products they see? Studies show that when temperatures are…

LIGHT COMMERCIALS DRIVE SALES AS WE HEAD FOR RECORD YEAR

A 10 per cent rise in light commercial vehicle sales in November headlined the charge towards a record year of new vehicle sales. The industry’s VFACTS figures show that private sales of light commercial vehicles were up 10 per cent…