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Mazda taken to court by ACCC for “unconscionable conduct” and “false or misleading representations”
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31st Oct 2019
3 min read

Mazda taken to court by ACCC for “unconscionable conduct” and “false or misleading representations”

Mazda Australia is being taken to Federal Court by Australia’s peak consumer watchdog for allegedly engaging in “unconscionable conduct” and making “false or misleading representations in its dealings with consumers” who bought new cars between 2013 and 2017. The vehicles affected include popular models such as the Mazda 2, Mazda 6, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-3 and Mazda BT-50.
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Joshua Dowling
Renault Koleos gets 7-year warranty and 3 years of free servicing
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4th Sep 2019
2 min read

Renault Koleos gets 7-year warranty and 3 years of free servicing

Renault Australia has announced a seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty across its entire Koleos SUV range, in addition to three years of free scheduled servicing. All six variants of the French brand's Korean-produced crossover are eligible for the new ownership program, with prices kicking off at $30,900 plus on-road costs for the base 'Life' trim level. The company claims the three-year servicing offer saves customers up to $1107.
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James Wong
LNP backs calls for service data to be shared with independent repairers
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12th Feb 2019
4 min read

LNP backs calls for service data to be shared with independent repairers

The Liberal/National Party (LNP) has this morning released its consultation paper into the sharing of manufacturer vehicle service and repair information, backing the ACCC's calls to make it mandatory.
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Scott Collie
CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017
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3rd Mar 2017
2 min read

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage,with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews. What happened in the week ending March 3, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
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Tegan Lawson
'Secret shopping' a Ford Ranger service
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31st Oct 2016
4 min read

'Secret shopping' a Ford Ranger service

At both ends of the market, cars are becoming better and better with every new generation. No surprise, then, that manufacturers are seeking new battle fronts to gain a competitive edge with buyers. Because of this, vehicle servicing has become a way to create a real point of difference, both in service offering as well as cost.
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James Ward