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Mixed Response To Brisbane AutoMall

Penned as a ‘World First’ the proposed multi-million dollar dealership mall and test track at Brisbane airport could have varied outcomes for Dealers AutoMall is a grand concept that, if completed, could have a significant impact on the Brisbane automotive…

ProfitFocus reporting and published dealership data

Recently AADA has been working with Deloitte to understand the system processes and support structures that are in place within eprofitfocus to ensure the monthly data submissions made by Dealers accurately reflect the performance of their business. Deloitte Motor Industry…

Using Snap21 Boosts Online Rep

In a recent US research report titled ‘Auto Marketing: Role of Digital Media in Automotive Purchase’ over 85 percent of respondents aged 18-55 years said finding a bad review online would impact their purchase decision. Another North American survey revealed…

Advertise For Free With SAE-A

With the upcoming closure of vehicle manufacturing in Australia, the reduction in design and development programmes, and the increasing influence of on-line vehicle and parts purchasing, there are many challenges that the Australian automotive industry will face over the coming…

Take Your Tools Everywhere

It’s a watch…it’s a bracelet… no wait, it’s the Tread, from Leatherman! If you’re a guy who just loves to tinker, this all new offering from Leatherman is going to blow your socks off. Deceptively stylish, plenty of guys might…

Benchmarking: Data Integrity A Key Weakness

As dealership profitability declines, Dealers are coming under increased scrutiny from manufacturers and financiers, who routinely compare actual performance to industry benchmarks. Using benchmarks to measure performance should assist in drawing accurate conclusions; however BDO is concerned that the integrity…

A Sound Strategy For Less Death On Australian Roads

Improved vehicle safety is just one part of The National Road Safety Strategy that’s been designed to lower the number of accidents on our roads. An Australian Transport Council (ATC) initiative, The National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) is an agreed…

Are You Being Social?

Social media conjures all kinds of reactions from business owners, including Dealers – but it’s those with an ‘anti-social’ outlook who are being left behind. Do you remember when the term social media first started to gain popularity? As is…