26 April 2017

Andrew Leigh: Change puts a real spanner in the works

TH neighbourhood where my office is located is changing fast. A generation ago, it was filled with car dealers and mechanics....their light-industrial identity. It also means that competition in the car service sector is shrinking, to the detriment of car owners, as large...


25 April 2017

Toowoomba dad who built Batmobile for son's formal will become the hero sick kids need right now

A Toowoomba father and car enthusiast who built a Batmobile for his son's formal hopes to use the iconic vehicle to brighten the lives of sick children.before picking the brain of a friend who had a background as a panel beater and spray painter to gain knowledge of how to build the car itself.


23 April 2017

Townsville Toyota dealer remembered as business giant

RENOWNED Townsville businessman Mike Carney has been remembered as a humble person with a generous heart....with prostate cancer on Friday. He built his Mike Carney Toyota car dealership brand into one of the most recognisable in North Queensland which...


22 April 2017

Plus-sized model mum blasts Uber driver questioning her health

An Uber driver made a foolish mistake when he tried to preach to the noted body positivity ambassador and mother-of-two. Wrong move!...no he didn t! Hey @uber I don t pay more to use your black car service to be told that there s no way I could possibly be healthy because I m...


21 April 2017

Nissan irked by confusing government policies

Contradictory policies highlight lack of cohesive approach to the auto sector: Emery...safety and emissions standards, the Turnbull government is considering allowing parallel imports of near-new vehicles with no means of ensuring...


21 April 2017

Plus-size model Tess Holliday boycotting Uber after their driver fat-shamed her

PLUS-SIZE model Tess Holiday is hitting back at Uber after one of the company’s drivers fat-shamed her during a ride....at 7:55am PST Hey @uber I don t pay more to use your black car service to be told that there s no way I could possibly be healthy because I m...


19 April 2017

Has the Code of Conduct grown a pair?

It sounds like it has. Sam Street caught up with John Guest and Morry Corvasce from the VACC, to find out the significance of the recent Code of Conduct changes....has. Sam Street caught up with John Guest and Morry Corvasce from the VACC, to find out the significance of the recent Code of Conduct changes.


19 April 2017

Had the Code of Conduct grown a pair?

It sounds like it has. Sam Street caught up with John Guest and Morry Corvasce from the VACC, to find out the significance of the recent Code of Conduct changes....has. Sam Street caught up with John Guest and Morry Corvasce from the VACC, to find out the significance of the recent Code of Conduct changes.


19 April 2017

Collaboration at Next Generation seminar

Over 40 Next Generation repairers came together for an afternoon of networking and learning on April 5 at VACC House in Melbourne....came together for an afternoon of networking and learning on April 5 at VACC House in Melbourne. Sponsored by Right2Drive and VACC, the aim of...


18 April 2017

Decline in St Kilda Road commercial property sales: Cityscope

The latest research from St Kilda Road Cityscope shows commercial property sales value has decreased in the past three months. Sales recorded in the quarter ending April 2017 totalled $294.1 million from 367 sales, a decrease from the 162 sales totalling $409.5 million recorded to January 2017....office space ranging from 265 to 1,474 sqm available through JLL Melbourne; and VACC House at 464-466 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, a three and eight-storey...


13 April 2017

Client Update: Lessons from Singapore's new collective investment vehicle

In brief: The Monetary Authority of Singapore recently sought public consultation on the features of its proposed new vehicle for collective investment, the Singapore Variable Capital Company.The proposed key features of the Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC) are as follows: Bespoke legislative framework: it will be created...


12 April 2017

Duo short-listed for state awards

TWO local businesses have been short-listed for the 2017 Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce Industry Awards. A1 Tyrepower is the reigning winner of the best tyre dealer in Victoria and is again shortlisted in that category. Wangaratta 4WD...


11 April 2017

CARRY A BARGAIN

PICK-A-Part Campbellfield is hosting a fundraising event for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal....All You Can Carry challenge, to be held at the self-serve car wrecker between PICK-A-Part Campbellfield is hosting a fundraising event for the...


6 April 2017

Gold Coast House with own car showroom

It looks like a luxury car dealership but this showroom is actually part of John Edwards? Hope Island house.Gold Coast House with own car showroom It looks like a luxury car dealership but this showroom is actually part of John Edwards? Hope Island...


6 April 2017

Ballarat gig guide, April 7

Where to go out in Ballarat this weekend....Eastern, Humffray Street North: Destrends (with Electric Mud and Dewey & The Panel Beaters), 8.30pm, $10 Karova Lounge, Field Street: Hollow...