Category: Industry News

Access To Service And Repair Information: Update

The Agreement on Access to Service and Repair Information for Motor Vehicles 2014 was officially signed by AADA and other organisations last December. After months of negotiations the Agreement, which amongst other items, will govern the information vehicle repairers in…

White Paper on Tax Reform Will Reshape Australia

The Government’s white paper on tax reform will set in motion a number of changes for Australian people and businesses, including implications for Dealers. Due for imminent release, the Federal Government’s White Paper on tax reform will pave the way…

AADA/FCAI Discussions Help Forge Future Success

Key figures from the AADA, FCAI and several OEMs informally met and discussed how an open dialogue will help ensure the strength of our shared industry. In mid-September, the AADA was invited to participate in an informal dinner which included…

CHASING PHANTOM INFORMATION

Whilst some other auto industry associations insist that service and repair information is not available to independent repairers, evidence continues to suggest that it is. In recent times, the campaign for access to repair information has been reignited by some…

Final Submission On Used and Grey Imports Lodged

AADA has provided its most critical submission to the Government advocating against large-scale used car importation for the good of consumers, the auto industry and the economy. The AADA has worked tirelessly this year rallying in favour of a continued…

Wheels In Motion For Australian Dealer Council

The Chairs of National Dealer Councils, or their representatives, met on the 20th of November to hear the AADA’s plans for greater motor dealer advocacy. The meeting, which also included a plan to create the Australian Dealer Council, was well-received…

Progress Made On International Dealer Association Dialogue Group

Much progress has been made, following the landmark decision earlier this year by key international Dealer Associations to informally work together on common issues. As reported in previous Automotive Dealer issues, there’s been a strong desire from many of the…

Official Recognition CEMENTS AADA’s Authority

AADA Limited (AADA) has been granted new powers to protect and represent Dealers after official recognition from the NSW Department of Finance & Services. On 26 September 2014 AADA was classified by the New South Wales State Department of Finance…