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Car buyers need certainty - not rushed policy

28th May 2008

The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has urged the Federal Government not to proceed with the proposed increase in the rate of the so-called Luxury Car Tax. As reports in the media today suggest, this issue should... More…

Competitive policy needed to secure future car industry opportunities

19th May 2008

For printable version of this Press Release please click here. The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has handed its submission to the Review of Australia’s Automotive Industry 2008, headed by Steve Bracks. "We... More…

Australian Motor Show announces Supercar Central

12th May 2008

The ultra-rare Pagani Zonda Roadster one of the stars of Supercar Central at the 2008 Australian International Motor Show. The 2008 Australian International Motor Show this October will feature an innovative new attraction called Supercar Central. Supercar Central is a new concept for Australian... More…

Luxury car tax should be abolished - not increased

11th May 2008

The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has expressed concern that the Federal Government will raise the rate of the Luxury Car Tax in this week’s Budget. "This tax is unnecessary and discriminatory and should be... More…

Car market posts another record despite rate rises

5th May 2008

Australian motor vehicle sales achieved an all time April record, with car buyers apparently still undeterred by recent rises in interest rates. Official VFACTS figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show that a total of 84,061 cars, trucks and buses were... More…