An advertisement using children to emphasise the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs has debuted in New Zealand. The commercial, titled 'Blazed', was created by award-winning film director Taika Waititi for the New Zealand...
Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott says Australia's remaining car makers will need to increase their export volumes if they plan to secure further funding from his new government.
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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has pledged half a billion dollars for Australia's automotive manufacturing industry in an attempt to give investment certainty to local car makers and shore up their future beyond 2020.
Workers at Holden's remaining South Australian and Victorian sites have joined their Adelaide-based colleagues in voting to accept the proposed changes to the enterprise bargaining agreement.
The UK's Liberal Democrats Party, led by Nick Clegg, is proposing to ban petrol and diesel-powered passenger cars on English roads by 2040, allowing only electric and hybrid vehicles to be used.
Ford Australia will cut vehicle production in the lead-up to September's federal election following record-low sales, which the company has blamed primarily on the government's proposed fringe benefits tax (FBT) rule changes.
Holden workers will vote on a new pay deal next week that will decide the future of the company's local manufacturing operations. The vote was originally planned to take place this Friday (August 9), but was rescheduled to August 13 by Holden...
Australia's peak national motoring organisation says the Federal Government's $200 million assistance package for the local car industry is an admission that its changes to the fringe benefits tax (FBT) rules were a mistake.
Toyota Australia has announced a $123 million investment in its Victorian manufacturing operations, shoring up its presence on the local automotive scene until at least 2018.
The Federal Government has announced a further $200 million funding boost for the Australian automotive industry and mandated a 100 per cent Australian-made target for the purchase of Commonwealth fleet passenger cars.
The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) says sales of new vehicles will plummet at least 10 per cent if the federal government continues with its planned fringe benefits tax (FBT) changes.
The Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has labelled aspects of the Victorian Government's proposed changes to the roadworthy certificate system as "nonsense". Victorian Treasurer Michael O’Brien yesterday announced an overhaul...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has voiced its concern over the escalating state of shopper docket petrol discounting by the country's major supermarket chains and its long-term impact on prices and competition.
A consistent set of road rules and vehicle standards across the country could improve road safety, according to a new report published by the federal government's National Transport Commission (NTC).
Federal opposition leader Tony Abbott says the Coalition does not support the Labor Government's changes to fringe benefits tax (FBT) rules and will not proceed with the policy changes if elected.