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AUSTRALIA HOSTS INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE CONFERENCE

20th May 2009

The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has this week hosted the International Motorcycle Manufacturers’ Association (IMMA) General Assembly in Melbourne. “This is the first time Australia has hosted an IMMA... More…

BUSINESS TAX BREAK PROVIDES A BOOST FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

14th May 2009

The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has welcomed the passage of legislation that will provide a tax break for new investment, including the purchase of business vehicles. “The industry welcomes the timely,... More…

FEDERAL BUDGET PROVIDES BIG SAVINGS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES WHO BUY A NEW VEHICLE

12th May 2009

The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), says the Federal Government’s Budget decision to increase and extend the investment tax break for small business provides a valuable incentive for new vehicle sales.... More…

INDUSTRY PREPARES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO TAKE TO AUSTRALIAN ROADS

8th May 2009

The peak body representing manufacturers and importers of new vehicles, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has taken steps to prepare for the introduction of plug-in electric and electric-hybrid vehicles into the Australian market. The FCAI has established an Electric Vehicle... More…

FALL IN APRIL NEW VEHICLE SALES

5th May 2009

Official VFACTS data released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) shows that 63,965 passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles were sold in April 2009 – down 23.9 per cent (20,096 vehicles) compared to the same month in 2008. “While the figures confirm that market... More…