Technician shortage hits industry hard
July 20, 2017 | Autotalk
This story first appeared in the July issue of AutoTalk – CLICK HERE to download the magazine FREE A shortage of trained technicians is...

Is there life in those old hybrid vehicles yet?
July 18, 2017 | - Motoring
Electric Vehicles (EVs) represent the future for New Zealand, no doubt about that. Car brands are investigating EV-options everywhere they...

Automotive training course led by industry needs starts up
July 17, 2017 | Auckland News -
A new automotive training course has been set up in response to industry demands. The Auto Super Shoppes Academy in Albany is now running...

Cooperative Development Fund to implement several schemes to assist cooperatives societies
July 17, 2017 | Public Now (AU)
GIS- 17 July 2017: The Cooperative Development Fund operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives,...

Mansfield Awards will become annual event
July 17, 2017 | Insurance News
The Mansfield Awards for Claims Excellence are to become an annual fixture on the insurance industry calendar following a successful...

How many EVs are Australians really buying?
July 14, 2017 | Wheels Magazine
IN THE absence of government incentives and charging infrastructure that falls far behind the standards of other developed countries,...

July 14, 2017 | The National Collision Repairer
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket industry has responded strongly to the recent launch of Autocare 2018, the national two day, Sydney...

Motor industry fires back on ‘carbon tax’ proposal
July 13, 2017 | Autotalk
The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) has responded to the federal government’s proposal to put a tax on sales of vehicles based...

Car carbon tax proposal knocked on head
July 12, 2017 | GoAuto
Gas guzzler tax stillborn, but not proposal for compulsory fuel economy standards

Australia's most popular cars face the carbon axe
July 11, 2017 | Financial Review (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Australians' love affair with SUVs, four-wheel drives and heavy utes could become history, with the government...

Carmageddon II to preview automotive business of the future
July 07, 2017 |
MTAQ's second symposium for 2017 will canvass all the digital, autonomous, hybrid technology of tomorrow's cars

Embrace electric cars as it's the 'end' for the combustion engine
July 07, 2017 | Financial Review (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Federal and state governments have been urged to ditch images of Australians as "V8-loving drivers" and provide...

Why we won’t follow France’s car ban
July 07, 2017 | The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
DON’T blow a fuse over the news France wants to ban petrol and diesel cars and go electric by 2040.

Safety recall for Monsterpro mini bike
July 06, 2017 | Motorbike Writer
A safety recall has been issued for the Monsterpro Z50 replica motorcycle because it does not have a kill switch, prompting an industry...

Repco revs up car parts discount war as Amazon looms
July 06, 2017 | Financial Review (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Car parts retailer Repco has triggered another discount war in Australia's highly competitive automotive parts...

MTAA Super Independent Director departs
July 06, 2017 | Industry Moves
MTAA Super has confirmed the departure of independent director, Vicki Allen, effective February 2017. Allen joined the board in 2011....

Former Australian Ethical CEO joins MTAA board
July 06, 2017 | Industry Moves
MTAA Super has appointed Anne O’Donnell as an independent director, effective 1 March 2017. O’Donnell previously spent nine years as the...

Fresh charge towards electric
July 05, 2017 | The West Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Owning an electric car in WA is set to become far more convenient, with a number of initiatives set to see the...

Calls to Strengthen the Co-Operative and Mutuals Sector
July 05, 2017 | Pro Bono Australia
Australia’s peak body for co-operative and mutual models of enterprise is calling for Australians to get behind the push to “humanise...

Carmageddon – Leading the Way!
July 03, 2017 | The National Collision Repairer
In March 2017, the Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) hosted Carmageddon – Innovate or Detonate; a one day symposium...

Breaking barriers as a female mechanic
June 28, 2017 | SBS (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
In the West Australian town on Australind there’s a revolution underway, as a husband-and-wife team are mixing up...

IAG says that that self-driving cars will create a new set of risks on our roads
June 25, 2017 | Financial Review (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Driverless cars have the potential to significantly reduce the risks that come from human error on the roads, but...

Adelaide gets its first electric bus
June 23, 2017 | iTWire
The first Australian designed, engineered and manufactured electric bus to be used on a public transport system in Australia has been...

June 23, 2017 | Australian Automotive Dealer Association
22 June 2017 AUTOMOTIVE TAX PLANNING 30 JUNE 2017 With the end of the financial year just around the corner AADA and BDO Automotive take...

Driverless Bus Goes On Rolling Rampage In Brooklyn
June 22, 2017 | Gizmodo Australia
Everybody makes mistakes. Like, for instance, let's say you drive a bus, and you just finished a night shift, and you stop, and you're...