History Repeating Itself

After almost 40 years, the AADA is now more in line with its original goals and objectives than ever. A position statement from the AADA, when it was previously referred to as the Australian Automobile Dealers Association has surfaced and…

AADA Convention Update – It doesn’t get any better than this

Every year the AADA Convention provides attendees with a dynamic, information-and-inspiration packed line-up of high profile keynote speakers and leading industry figures. In 2013 we had Martin Ward, AP Eagers CEO, international guest David Kain and the ex-Chairman of Toyota…

Is Your Freedom of Choice Limited?

Every Dealer should be well aware of third line forcing, how it can impact their business and what solutions are available to them. Third line forcing is prohibited in Australia under section 47 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010…

AADA Supports Small Business And Family Enterprise Ombudsman

The AADA has welcomed the opportunity by the Hon Bruce Billson MP, Minister for Small Business to provide input on the Government’s commitment to transform the Australian Small Business Commissioner into a Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (the Ombudsman)….

Proposed PPSA Changes Good News For Dealers

A significant change to the Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) could make life easier for Dealers. The Personal Property Securities Amendment (Deregulatory Measures) Bill 2014 (Bill) has recently been tabled in Federal Parliament and may change how cars under…

Karl comes out every day in ‘Frisco’

Deloittes/AADA Joint NADA Convention & Expo 2015 Study Tour a First for Aussie Dealers. Iconic as the Golden Gate Bridge, the “famous” San Francisco fog inevitably rolls in around three o’clock everyday and blankets the entire Bay Shore communities and…

Market Trends: Is Australia’s Record Streak Breaking?

New car sales continue their downtrend as questions about consumer confidence are raised. The Australian new car market has experienced its fifth consecutive month of slower year on year sales. According to VFACTS, in the month of May, 94,562 new…

ON TRACK WITH ‘CRENNO’

How many industries can brag about having their own sport? If there is anyone who knows everything there is to know about Australian Motorsport, it is John Crennan, who successfully ran Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) and the Holden Racing Team…

New Models Landing Soon

The next few months will bring much excitement for Dealers and buyers alike with a raft of fresh makes and models on the horizon. Dealers and consumers have plenty of reasons to look forward to the next few months as…