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ACCC Looks To Unprecedented Action In Takata Airbag Recall

FRI, 22 SEP, 2017

In an unprecedented move, the Australian federal government has proposed enforcing mandatory recalls of vehicles involved in the global Takata airb...

ACCC Calls For Takata Airbag Owners To Leave Cars At Home

TUE, 12 SEP, 2017

Owners of some vehicles in Australia equipped with potentially-deadly Takata airbags have been advised to leave their cars in the garage until...

FCAI V ACCC - Industry Hits Back Over Consumer Issues

FRI, 11 AUG, 2017

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), the peak body that represents the automotive manufacturers and importers in Australia, has hit...

Ford To Refund Customers Who Paid For Free Roadside Assist

MON, 7 AUG, 2017

An internal error within Ford has lead to an almost $10 million consumer refund program after the automaker discovered that 430,000 vehicles h...

Holden Responds To ACCC Pressure With 60 Day Refund Policy

FRI, 4 AUG, 2017

Holden has introduced a 60-day refund or replacement scheme for customers who experience major problems during their first two months of ownership ...

Takata Recall - ACCC And Choice Call For More Action In Australia

TUE, 25 JUL, 2017

Dangers that sparked the global Takata airbag recall may have seemed a world away for motorists in Australia, but two recent incidents have prompte...

ACCC Takes Audi To Court Over Emissions Scandal

FRI, 10 MAR, 2017

Audi Australia has cried foul over impending legal action pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, saying the government body...

Suncorp Blows The Whistle On Genuine Parts Prices

SUN, 18 DEC, 2016

In a submission to the ACCC’s ‘New Car Retailing Issues Paper’, Suncorp Insurance has called into question the prices charged by ...

ANCAP To ACCC - Dealers Misleading New Car Buyers Over Safety Ratings

MON, 5 DEC, 2016

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to better scrutinise ne...

Recall Roll Call - Fiat 500, Bentley Continental, Mercedes-Benz ML And GL

WED, 27 JUL, 2016

The recall announcements keep on flowing, with three new notifications this week from Fiat, Mercedes-Benz, and Bentley.