FERRARI TO ADD MORE AUSTRALIAN DEALERSHIPS

Following a 2016 report that showed Australia has the greatest ratio per capita of new Ferrari owners, the Italian icon plans to almost double its presence down under by the end of 2018. Australia has even outstripped China and oil-rich…

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…

GREATEST EVER DEALER PRINCIPAL ATTENDANCE AT CONVENTION

More than 800 Dealers, dealership staff and representatives from associated industries spent a valuable two days at the 2017 AADA National Dealer Convention at the International Convention Centre Sydney, at Darling Harbour. It was the best attendance in terms of…

INDUSTRY REPORT FEATURE: NATIONAL VEHICLE FLEET – KEY FACTS

The VACC Industry Report provided a snapshot of the current state of the Australian automotive industry. Here’s a look: Composition As at 31 January 2016 there were approximately 18.4 million registered vehicles on Australia’s roads. The national vehicle fleet grew…

GET SERIOUS ABOUT CYBER SECURITY

On 13 February 2017, the Australian Senate passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (Bill). The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2016 will introduce a mandatory data breach notification rule which will come into effect in February…

GOOD NEWS ON THE TAX FRONT

Son of Holdback – the final push Many Dealers will recall the very pleasant feelings generated when the ATO refunds for holdback and Son of Holdback hit their bank accounts. It is, however, worth noting that while the vast majority…