Confused by the rules change to fringe benefits tax (FBT)? Not too sure about the current situation? TMR’s Managing Editor Tim O’Brien has added his own flavour to the issue, which is well worth your time if you would like to know more about it.
Be warned, it may even change your mind about the whole issue.
The VFACTS for July were released this week, and we learnt that it was a good month for the locally built Holden VF Commodore and Holden Cruze. Meanwhile, Toyota’s Corolla led the sales race overall, followed by the Mazda 3.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP) kicked off day one of the federal election campaign by promising an additional $200 million for Australia’s struggling car industry. In line with the announcement, care-taker Prime Minister Kevin Rudd described manufacturing as an “industry for the future”.
The ALP also outlined plans to ensure Commonwealth fleet cars were Australian made, wherever possible.
BMW’s new 4 Series Coupe is expected to arrive in October, priced from $73,200 plus on-road costs.
And here’s some from this week, starting with the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet review.
And finally, we declared that the 2013 Volkswagen Golf 110TDI Diesel DSG is still one of the best balanced small cars on offer.
And that’s… the week that was.