Car association demands better emissions tests
The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) will today begin a campaign to urge the Federal Government to introduce real-world emissions testings for new cars that consider Australian conditions.
New vehicle sales fall 0.8%
New data has revealed that Australians have been buying fewer new motor vehicles, suggesting that consumer confidence is weakening.
Research reveals which car gives drivers the ‘most satisfaction’
Mazda drivers won’t be surprised to learn that Roy Morgan Research has found Mazda driver satisfaction in the twelve months to July 2017 the highest of all car brands at 95.3 per cent.
Aussies buying more cars, making more purchase plans
The latest trend data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows an increase in new car purchases over the past month. Meanwhile, more Australians are making plans to buy a new car in the next four years, according to Roy Morgan research.
ACCC urges Aussies to use fuel price websites
In a statement released today, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims has urged Aussies to empower themselves by using fuel price data from website and apps.
ASIC bans flex commissions to encourage fairer car finance
A formal ban on car finance flex commissions has been introduced by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), to help protect financially inexperienced consumers from excessive interest charges on their car loans.
Sales of new motor vehicles hits speed bump
Car sales fell during July, although sales volumes moderately increased over the year, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.