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Productivity Commission Report Calls For An End To Australian Car Industry
Productivity Commission Report Calls For An End To Australian Car Industry

The Federal Government should not fund the Australian new-car manufacturing industry, once existing assistance schemes e...

Aug 27, 2014 (3 years ago)
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Parallel Import Plan Scrapped by Federal Government

THU, 17 AUG, 2017

Australia’s Federal Government has ditched plans to allow mainstream private imports of new vehicles from countries like Japan and the UK, an...

Peugeot And Citroen Distribution To Change Hands In Australia

WED, 17 MAY, 2017

Groupe PSA, the parent company in charge of Citroen, Peugeot and DS Automobiles has announced that from June 1 it will utilise a new importer for t...

Brexit - What Impact Will It Have On The Australian Vehicle Market?

TUE, 28 JUN, 2016

Leaving aside the politics of the issue and the breathtaking miscalculation by the ruling Cameron Tory government in calling a referendum that need...

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...

Ram Trucks Launch Into Australian Market

THU, 19 NOV, 2015

US Pick-up truck manufacturer Ram, part of the Fiat Chrysler group, has launched into the Australian market - but not as a part of the factory...

The Week That Was: Volvo XC90, Mazda3 Diesel, Suzuki Vitara

SUN, 31 AUG, 2014

One of the Paris Motor Show’s most anticipated models has been unveiled more than a month out from the event; the 2015 Volvo XC90.

Australia ‘No Dumping Ground’ For Grey Imports: Industry Minister

WED, 27 AUG, 2014

Federal Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has responded to this week's Productivity Commission report, saying the government's...

Productivity Commission Report Calls For An End To Australian Car Industry

WED, 27 AUG, 2014

The Federal Government should not fund the Australian new-car manufacturing industry, once existing assistance schemes expire.

Australia-Japan FTA Could Sharpen Pricing On Imported Cars: PM

TUE, 8 APR, 2014

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has highlighted Australian food exports and Japanese new car imports as the big winners in a new Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Australian Automobile Association: ‘End Vehicle Import Tariffs Now’

WED, 12 FEB, 2014

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA), umbrella to the nation’s peak motoring bodies, has called for the immediate end to vehicle impor...

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