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Vehicle Stability Control Spreading Quickly

14th August 2006

The popularity of electronic stability controls (ESC) in passenger motor vehicles is growing rapidly as the automotive industry makes the safety technology available on a wider selection of models. Figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show that, during... More…

Motor Industry Welcomes LPG Subsidy

14th August 2006

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement of an LPG Autogas conversion subsidy. Private vehicle buyers will be able to receive a tax-free grant of $1000 for the purchase of new LPG-dedicated or dual-fuel vehicles and $2000 for the... More…

Fuel Prices and Model Changes Shape Car Market

3rd August 2006

Australian motor vehicle sales in July were down just 1.4 per cent despite record fuel prices, concerns over interest rates and the one-off effects of the major changeover of two locally manufactured models. Official figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries... More…