A Luxury We Can Do Without

Since the year 2000, members of the automotive industry have been united in their disdain for the infamous luxury car tax – in 2014 the AADA will rally for its abolishment. Not many tax policies experience complete and even support…

Training for the Industry by the Industry

The MTA Institute of Technology (MIT) is part of MTA Queensland, the peak industry body representing the automotive industry. Experienced innovators in automotive training, MIT offers a range of services which help employers better equip staff with up-to-date automotive knowledge,…

Dealer Co-operation is alive and well in Mackay

New car Dealer Co-operation is alive and well in Mackay Queensland Major franchised Motor Dealers in Mackay may have taken a relatively new concept to a whole new level. With some lateral thinking and co-operation, they’ve proved that competitors can…

It’s a Family Thing

Melbourne Auto Institution celebrates 50 years At Melbourne’s premier car dealerships, it’s not just vehicles that go the distance. This week, Penfold Motors celebrates 50 years of trading – proving that great relationships go the distance too. The family-owned and…

AADA Puts Microscope on Franchise Agreements

The importance of the Dealer franchise agreement cannot be underestimated. This significant document is the guiding force Dealers rely on as they invest substantially in dealership ownership. In recent years, changes to Australian manufacturing, vehicle advertising and consumer spending habits…

Paul Cummings Will Rock the Convention

Ever since Paul Cummings first appeared at the AADA National Dealer Convention in 2007, Dealers around Australia have been begging for him to come back. Finally in 2014, your prayers have been answered. We’re proud to confirm that Paul Cummings…

Unconventional

In recognition of the AADA National Dealer Convention’s long and colourful history, we’re going back in time… This year the AADA National Dealer Convention celebrates 17 years of educating, entertaining and motivating auto dealers and allied industry representatives from across…

This Year’s AADA Convention at a glance

Thursday 10 July – Saturday 12 July, 2014, RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia Australia’s biggest event for automotive dealers kicks off on Thursday 10 July at the magnificent RACV Royal Pines Resort on Queensland’s Gold Coast with…

Clever Communication Gets More Sales

There’s an art to selling cars online and it all begins with effective communication. After many years in the industry, I’ve learned that there’s a science too, and both must be used to sell more appointments and ultimately more cars….

Aussie Dealers Jazzed About NADA

Over 20,000 auto dealers and industry representatives including a select group from Australia embraced this year’s National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo in New Orleans Louisiana USA, January 24 – 27. Despite the colder than normal weather caused…