Category: Policy Viewpoint

MEDIA INFORMATION: FRANCHISING CODE NEEDS AN OVERHAUL

FROM THE AADA CONVENTION NEWSDESK   19 September  2017   FRANCHISING CODE NEEDS AN OVERHAUL   An industry-specific franchise code that applies to new car dealers needs to be introduced if dealers are to survive, an automotive industry legal specialist…

AADA Welcomes New Global NCAP Chairman

MEDIA INFORMATION   13 September 2017    The Australian Automotive Dealer Association welcomed the election of Mr Lauchlan McIntosh AM as Chairman of the Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) and looks forward to working closely with him in…

Dealer Bulletin: AADA’s Response to VACC’s Press Release

7 September 2017 DEALER BULLETIN Following the issue of a recent VACC press release, several dealers have contacted AADA expressing their concern about the sentiment and accuracy of the statements made in it. In particular dealers have taken issue with statements…

Dealer Bulletin – Further Correspondence to the AFR

21 August 2017 Dear AADA Member,   Please find attached further correspondence with the Australian Financial Review concerning the paper’s recent editorial treatment of the important issues being dealt with by the ACCC. Please click here for letter. We are attempting to…

URGENT Dealer Bulletin re Takata Airbags

Members will have read media reports or seen news clips concerning the possible failure of Takata airbag inflators following the death of a man in NSW when his Honda CR-V was involved in an accident. AADA does not intend to…

AADA Board Memorandum – Brian Savage

Dear Members I am pleased to advise that we have secured the services of Brian Savage to manage a number of special projects on behalf of AADA, effective immediately. Brian is a highly experienced automotive executive with an extensive background…