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INSTANT ASSET WRITE-OFF EXTENSION

AADA has congratulated the Federal Government for extending the expanded instant asset write-off until the end of the year. AADA CEO James Voortman said it was very welcome news for car Dealers and hoped it would help the industry recover…

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…

Labor will introduce Automotive Franchise Code

                                    A Shorten Labor Government would grant AADA’s wish and implement an industry-specific Automotive Franchise Code of Conduct, Shadow Assistant Treasurer Dr Andrew…

WE ARE STARTING TO MAKE OUR PRESENCE FELT IN CANBERRA

Twelve months ago, few people in the political circles of Australia knew anything about the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA). The irony is, of course, that the destiny of the automotive industry was – and still is – in the…

INCENTIVISE FOR PROFIT, NOT TURNOVER

In a time when cost management is at the forefront of most dealership managers’ minds, is it worth revisiting traditional commission structures in order to align employees’ interests with those of the business? With employee costs representing the largest expense…

AUTOSPORTS GROUP BUYS BMW MELBOURNE

Autosports Group Limited Melbourne has bought BMW Group Australia’s factory-owned dealerships including BMW Melbourne, Mini Garage Melbourne and BMW Body Shop. The $22 million purchase will be completed in the final three months of the year under the proviso that…