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FCAI, WORKSAFE AT ODDS ON ATV SAFETY

After some to-ing and fro-ing, WorkSafe Victoria now accepts operator protection devices (OPDs, also known as Crush Protection Devices or CPDs) fitted to a quad bike as part of the solution to controlling the risk to operators in the event…

TRANSITION PLAN TO EASE AUTOMOTIVE PAINS

With Australian automotive manufacturing to cease by next year, companies and workers need to find new things to do. That’s why the Victorian Government’s $46.5 million Automotive Transition plan is so welcome. The plan will help automotive design, engineering and…

How Bright is the Future for Electric Cars?

There’s been a lot of discussion about electric vehicles (EVs) and it often seems to be focused on the negative; range anxiety, slow sales growth, battery reliability and the overzealous predictions of its future by some economists, political leaders and…

Mixed Response To Brisbane AutoMall

Penned as a ‘World First’ the proposed multi-million dollar dealership mall and test track at Brisbane airport could have varied outcomes for Dealers AutoMall is a grand concept that, if completed, could have a significant impact on the Brisbane automotive…

ProfitFocus reporting and published dealership data

Recently AADA has been working with Deloitte to understand the system processes and support structures that are in place within eprofitfocus to ensure the monthly data submissions made by Dealers accurately reflect the performance of their business. Deloitte Motor Industry…

Using Snap21 Boosts Online Rep

In a recent US research report titled ‘Auto Marketing: Role of Digital Media in Automotive Purchase’ over 85 percent of respondents aged 18-55 years said finding a bad review online would impact their purchase decision. Another North American survey revealed…

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With the upcoming closure of vehicle manufacturing in Australia, the reduction in design and development programmes, and the increasing influence of on-line vehicle and parts purchasing, there are many challenges that the Australian automotive industry will face over the coming…