Category: Industry News

AADA welcomes new Policy Officer Daniel Brown

AADA is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Policy Officer, Daniel Brown, who together with the Policy Director will advocate for interests of the automotive Dealer industry to all levels of government, and will assist in the operations of…

Terry Keating appointed as new AADA Chairman

Long serving motoring industry figurehead and Tamworth native Terry Keating was recently passed the torch by Ian Field as the new chairman of the Australian Auto Motive Dealer Association. The announcement came last week during a committee meeting held at…

George Dans – The World’s Greatest Closer

If there’s one man who knows how to survive and thrive in sales it’s George Dans. This international star was a big draw card on Monday night at the convention, and there were more than a few dealers that were…

The 2015 AADA Dealership Convention goes off with a bang

It’s been a massive three days for all of those involved, but we are pleased to announce that 2015 has been one of our best conventions yet – with over 1,000 people flocking to Melbourne’s stunning Convention and Exhibition Centre….

Introducing Bruce McDonald, AADA CEO

Following 28 years with Ford Motor Company, along with other successful career pursuits, AADA is proud to appoint Bruce McDonald as its new CEO Bruce McDonald has established himself as an automotive industry leader both in Australia and on a…

AADA FIGHTS TO BLOCK USED IMPORTS

ACCC Cautions On Parallel Imports

The view of the AADA on the issue of parallel imports is well-documented and now the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has weighed in on the discussion, highlighting the significant risk for consumers surrounding this matter. On the ACCC…

When Life Gives Us Lemons, Do We Need Lemon Laws?

It’s a contentious topic that’s sweeping Australia; whilst introducing lemon laws may have merit, singling out the automotive industry does not Lemon laws are intended to protect consumers with cars that have had multiple faults or exceeded a set number…

AADA Responds To Government’s Better tax Reform

AADA’s submission to the Treasury Tax White Paper Task Force addressed a number of issues relating to tax reform and called on the Government to abolish the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) The Government’s tax discussion paper, Re:think, invited Australians to…