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Car buyers must not be held to ransom

24th June 2008

For a printer friendly version of this press release, please click here. The car industry is concerned and deeply frustrated at the planned retrospective implementation of the Luxury Car Tax increase. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) says advice from the Australian Taxation... More…

Automotive industry welcomes inquiry into luxury car tax

18th June 2008

"Safety on the road is a necessity, not a luxury"Â said Mr McKellar Chief Executive, Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries       For a printer friendly version of this press release, please click here. The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the... More…

New President - Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries

16th June 2008

For a printer friendly version of this press release, please click here. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) President, John Conomos AO, has announced he will step down from the leadership role when he retires as Chairman Emeritus of Toyota Australia on June 30. As a result, the... More…

Australia embraces new green car opportunities

10th June 2008

For a printer friendly version of this press release, please click here   The peak body representing the car industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), says Toyota's decision to begin production of a hybrid Camry in Australia from 2010 is a significant and exciting... More…

Car industry can meet the Prime Minister's challenge

5th June 2008

For a printer friendly version of this press release, please click here. The Australian automotive industry has assured the Prime Minister it can meet the challenges of producing more environmentally friendly vehicles.   The peak body representing the car industry, the Federal Chamber of... More…

Productivity Commission research is flawed

5th June 2008

The automotive industry is concerned and disappointed that the Productivity Commission has ignored a number of key factors when conducting economic modelling of Australia's largest manufacturing industry. The peak body representing the industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries... More…

Fuel prices driving motorists to car showrooms

4th June 2008

For a printer friendly version of this Press Release, please click here.     FCAI Chief Executive Andrew McKellar said new motor vehicle sales were relatively strong in May, despite the impact of rising fuel prices and interest rates. Australian new motor vehicle sales remained strong... More…