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…

Are You Protecting Your Company Vehicles?

Thefts of dealership demonstrator vehicles continue to be a major problem for many auto dealers. From lone test drives where the customer doesn’t return, to incidents where running vehicles are blatantly driven out of the dealership – these types of…

Touchless Technology

Auto dealers benefit from advancements in touchless car wash equipment. Car dealers often encourage prospective customers to shop around.  Thus, it is ironic that auto dealers often settle on one car-wash technology.  While friction tends to be the default for…

Applying a Balanced Scorecard to the Dealership

As the automotive retail business model continues to change it is becoming increasingly important to take a holistic and balanced view of dealership performance. This holistic view should extend beyond single metrics such as market share or return on investment,…

Moore Stephens To Announce Fraud Results at Convention

Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to further protect your business from fraud and learn about industry perceptions. Moore Stephens – accountants and advisors, in conjunction with the AADA has been busy conducting an industry-wide survey to better understand automotive dealer…