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FCAI welcomes review of Queensland quad bike laws

22nd December 2011

The manufacturers of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs, also known as quad bikes) welcome the Queensland Government’s move to strengthen safety requirements for the use of ATVs on farms. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), which represents all major importers of ATVs, has... More…

FCAI elects new President

13th December 2011

Australia’s peak body for the automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has elected Mr Bob Graziano as its incoming President and Chairman of the Board. Mr Graziano will assume the FCAI President’s role effective from January 1, 2012. Mr Graziano is the... More…

FCAI welcomes Senator Carr as Minister for Manufacturing

12th December 2011

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has welcomed the retention of Senator Kim Carr as the Minister for Manufacturing in the new ministry announced today. The automotive industry’s peak body also welcomed the addition of the industry and innovation portfolios to those... More…

Australia can be part of the golden age of manufacturing

7th December 2011

Delivering the televised address at the National Press Club of Australia today, Mr Mike Devereux, FCAI President and Chairman and Managing Director of GM Holden, said that Australia stands at a fork in the road and must invest in the nation’s capability to design, engineer and build if we... More…

National Press Club Address, 7 December 2011

7th December 2011

FCAI President, Chairman and Managing Director GM Holden, Mike Devereux ‘Make it in Australia: why car manufacturing matters’   The product you never imagined Vice President, Steve Lewis, ladies and gentlemen and viewers at home, thank you for the opportunity to address the... More…

STRONG NOVEMBER CAR SALES POINT TO STRONG END TO THE YEAR

5th December 2011

The prospects of the Australian automotive industry topping one million sales this year have been boosted by a strong vehicle sales performance in November. According to VFACTS figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries 88,654 cars, trucks and buses were sold last... More…