HYUNDAI INCREASES WARRANTY EXTENSION DUE TO COVID-19

For the second time since the COVID-19 lockdown began, Hyundai Australia has increased its warranty extension period to compensate for decreased car use. Hyundai cars that had warranties due to expire between 1 March 2020 and 31 May 2020, had…

NADA BOSS TO RETIRE

The US National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) announced in May that President and CEO Peter Welch would retire at the end of 2020. Mr Welch, 67, who spoke at the 2015 AADA National Dealer Convention, was appointed by the NADA…

DEALERS AWARDED OAMS

AADA congratulates Cairns Holden Dealer, Richard Ireland, and Gold Coast automotive royalty, Rebecca Frizelle, after they were both awarded the Order of Australia (OAM) in the latest Queen’s Birthday honours. Mr Ireland received the honour for his service to the…

WE WANT YOU! SPEAK AT THE AADA CONVENTION

With plans underway for the rebooted AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo we are creating a dynamic and engaging program to meet the new challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to the front of our operational agenda’s. It is…

DIGITAL FOCUS IN EXPO

It is no longer sufficient for dealerships to have a token online presence. They must become expert in the methods, technologies and strategies required to bring customers through their digital front door. Designing the best, most interactive and complete experience…

CHANGES IN THE INDUSTRY AFTER COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic and associated enforced shutdown has changed the way we live and work, at least in the short-term. Wherever possible, people are working from home, meetings are being conducted by Zoom, and a business meeting in a…

TYSON SUTTON ELECTED AS WA BOARD DIRECTOR

The AADA Board and Secretariat welcomes Tyson Sutton as the newly elected Western Australia Board Director. Tyson Sutton has been Managing Director for the Regent Motors Group in WA since 2007. The Group is comprised of 12 vehicle franchises. Prior…

JOIN US AT THE REBOOTED AADA CONVENTION NEXT MARCH

“The best-laid schemes of mice and men / Go often askew” – Robert Burns.COVID-19 has played havoc with plans to hold any kind of mass gathering, but with things beginning to open up again, AADA is confident our rebooted AADA…