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Open Wide: Competition Policy Review Opens Door To ‘Wide-Scale Grey Imports’
Open Wide: Competition Policy Review Opens Door To ‘Grey Imports’

New Zealand used-car ‘grey import’ model recommended for Australia. Among the 56 Recommendations of The F...

Apr 1, 2015 (3 years ago)
Federal Government Abandons Plan To Cut $500 Million Support To Australian Car Industry
Federal Government Abandons Plan To Cut $500 Million Support To Australian Car Industry

The Federal Government has today confirmed it will back down on plans to abandon the Automotive Transformation...

Mar 10, 2015 (3 years ago)
Federal Government LPG Incentive Scheme Ends
LPG Government Incentive Scheme Ends, Future Of Industry In Limbo

The Federal Government’s LPG incentive scheme has officially come to an end, with vehicles purchased or converted ...

Jul 1, 2014 (3 years ago)
Australians Choosing Fuel Efficient, Low Emission Cars: NTC
Australia Lagging Behind Europe And UK For CO2 Vehicle Emissions: NTC

Australian motorists are buying more fuel-efficient cars producing lower emissions than ever before, according to the Fe...

May 26, 2014 (3 years ago)
ANCAP Secures $2.2 Million In Federal Funding Over Two Years
Federal Government To Boost ANCAP Funding By $2.2 Million Over Two Years

Fears over the demise of the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) have been allayed for now, with a $2.2 mill...

May 21, 2014 (3 years ago)


CEFC Finance Assistance Package Opens The Door To Cheaper EVs

THU, 7 SEP, 2017

Government assistance for the green car movement in Australia has been sparse to date, but a new fund from the Feds may kick-start sales of electri...

EV Sales Doomed In Australia Without Government Support According To Nissan Chairman

THU, 8 JUN, 2017

During an Australian visit this week Renault Nissan Alliance chairman, Carlos Ghosn, told Australian media that without government assistance Austr...

2017 Federal Budget - Roads And Rail To Benefit From $70 Billion Spend

WED, 10 MAY, 2017

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison's second budget has laid the foundations for a big spend on infrastructure, including roads, rail and Syd...

BMW Australia CEO Calls For Government Action On Adoption Of Low Emissions Vehicles

SAT, 11 FEB, 2017

BMW Australia CEO, Marc Werner, has called for affirmative action from the Australian government with regards to accelerating the local introductio...

Ford Australia Announces Boosted $450M R&D Budget For 2017

THU, 22 DEC, 2016

Ford Australia has opened its new Asia Pacific Product Development Centre, with global president and CEO, Mark Fields, using the occasion to announ...

Federal Budget 2016/17 - Small Business And Infrastructure In Front

WED, 4 MAY, 2016

With a Federal election expected July 2, the Federal Government last night handed down its 2016/17 budget.

Petrol Prices: “Gouging” Perhaps, Just Don’t Talk About The Tax Cash Cow

WED, 17 FEB, 2016

As of February 1 2016, the excise levied on every litre of petrol we buy is 39.5 cents (cpl).

Car Dealers On Notice As Vehicle Import Restrictions To Be Lifted

WED, 10 FEB, 2016

In a move described as "a big win for consumers", the Federal Government has announced it will lift personal import restrictions on new a...

Dismal 2015 EV And Hybrid Sales | Support For Infrastructure And Pricing Support For Buyers Needed – FCAI, Toyota

FRI, 8 JAN, 2016

Despite yet another record year of Australian vehicle sales, electric and hybrid vehicles barely bothered the scorer.

ANCAP And AMA Combine To Launch New Road Safety Campaign

TUE, 11 AUG, 2015

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have joined forces to push for increased safe...



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