22 August 2017

Changes in management at Suncorp

If you haven't met him yet, then this is Brett Wallace, Suncorp's new national industry and repair performance manager. Wallace takes over.... Wallace has been with Suncorp for more than 10 years. He is a panel beater by trade, and he started his insurance career as an assessor.


22 August 2017

Auto industry set to survive end of manufacturing

The number of jobs in Australia’s automotive industry will drop to around 364,000 after car manufacturing closes down later this year,...Industry: An Industry Report 2017’ was produced by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), in partnership with the Motor Trades


22 August 2017

Garvey's Crash Repairs celebrate 45 years in Port Lincoln

This year will see another massive milestone hit by one local business.to believe now “I was 15 when I started my apprenticeship as a panel beater. “I worked on the floor for 9 years gaining valuable skills


21 August 2017

The Executive Talk: Synergetic Auto Performance (SET:ASAP)

BANGKOK, Aug 21, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Synergetic Auto Performance (SET:ASAP) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Songvit Titipoonya discusses...as a car dealership for Nissan automobiles in 1995 and in 2004 expanded our car dealer business for Toyota Automobiles as well. As we were


21 August 2017

Report into Australia’s automotive industry reveals unprecedented change

Geoff Gwilym Car dealers operate on 2.6 percent profit margins, automotive employs 379,365 people, and electric vehicles make up 0.01...is still very robust with 69,365 businesses operating across the country,” said VACC Executive Director, Geoff Gwilym. Key findings: • The


21 August 2017

Aftermarket pleased with right-to-repair momentum

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has received industry support about potential changes to the sharing of...service and repair businesses. “It is great to see the MTAA and VACC making public statements of support for a mandatory solution,” AAAA


21 August 2017

PHILIPPINES - Akbayan slams Duterte's raid killings, threats vs. rights activists

Akbayan partylist condemns Duterte's public threat to shoot human rights groups.Duterte's threat on Wednesday in a Volunteers against Crime and Corruption (VACC) event that he'll order police to shoot down human rights


20 August 2017

Working toward a business friendly automotive industry

– By David Brown – With the ceasing of production of Australian built cars in October 2017, fleets and novated leases will no longer have...policies and conditions for the automotive industry. Geoff Gwilym the VACC Executive director said “Australia doesn’t have a national


20 August 2017

Rare Clem Smith car collection auctioned at Mallala motorsport park

First Tesla Model 3 rolls off the line as mass production begins The coolest car from the year you were born A rare car collection is..., drove in the 1955 Australian Grand Prix and also was a Chrysler car dealer in Adelaide. Friends said he was still taking part in hill-


20 August 2017

Europe migrant crisis: Angela Merkel faces heckling on refugees

The whistling and shouting reached its climax when Angela Merkel insisted that Germany’s strength lay in its...It was the ethical thing to do.” Winfried Moeller, 66, a car dealer, was angry with European countries for leaving the problem to Germany.


19 August 2017

Businessman James Packer renting out his multi-million dollar four-bedroom Bondi Beach pad for $7000 a WEEK - complete with a gym, home cinema and eight car spaces

Casino boss James Packer is renting his Bondi Beach pad out for $7000 a week to car dealer Anthony Warren The 49-year-old bought the...in Bondi, renting the four-storey home for $7,000 a week. Car dealer Anthony Warren and his wife Briony are said to have moved in to the


19 August 2017

The week in pictures: August 13-18, 2017

See the best Fairfax images from across the country. The week in pictures: August 13-18, 2017 TAREE: Zac Dunn originally from Taree going...cost him votes. CANOWINDRA: He was a dignitary, character, car dealer and car enthusiast. Canowindra's Charlie McCarron has passed away.


18 August 2017

On track to catch the auction action at magnificent Mallala

You don’t face the choices I do. Look at the conflict this weekend. There’s carzamania on the Monterey Peninsula...a VW diesel-tampering reference) and where 46 years ago legendary car dealer and racer Clem Smith bought Mallala Motorsport Track and made a


18 August 2017

Movie review: Logan Lucky

Steven Soderbergh is one of Hollywood's mavericks and one of its great professionals. A certain percentage of his...alone in a shack. His ex-wife (Katie Holmes) has married a car dealer, and has custody of their daughter. This back story is secondary to


17 August 2017

38 jobs going in Gympie now

1. Seasonal Casual Retail Staff @ BCF Temporary, Contract, Casual AS A member of our dynamic retail team you will...Panel Beater and Qualified Automotive Painter @ Cooloola Panel & Paint Full Time job, Gympie WE ARE seeking a Qualified Panel Beater and