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…

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…

AGENCY MODEL RAISES QUESTIONS

With Honda’s announced intention to shift to an agency model, Mercedes-Benz doing the same for electric vehicles, and Volkswagen likewise in Europe, it raises a number of questions AADA believes Dealers deserve to have answered. AADA is not against a…