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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
National Road Safety Strategy isn't working - study
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9th Nov 2018
2 min read

National Road Safety Strategy isn't working - study

No state or territory is on track to meet its road-toll reduction target under the National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS), according to new road trauma benchmarking from the Australian Automobile Association (AAA). Developed in 2010, the NRSS is aiming for a 30 per cent reduction in road fatalities by 2020. We've seen a 10.3 per cent reduction in the annual national road toll since the program started, well behind what's required if that target is to be met.
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Scott Collie
Apple CarPlay, Android Auto less distracting than manufacturer systems - study
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2nd Jul 2018
2 min read

Apple CarPlay, Android Auto less distracting than manufacturer systems - study

Manufacturers are pouring countless hours (and dollars) into developing more advanced infotainment systems, as they race for technology leadership. While they're feature-packed and (sometimes) look very pretty, a study from the North American AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are less distracting in day-to-day driving.
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Scott Collie
CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016
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16th Dec 2016
2 min read

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016

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 December 16, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below. THE WEEK IN NEWS:
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Tegan Lawson
Real-world vehicle emissions testing program to commence in Australia in 2016
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7th Dec 2015
2 min read

Real-world vehicle emissions testing program to commence in Australia in 2016

Australia’s peak automotive body will fund research into the analysis of real-world vehicle emissions following the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal that exposed the inadequacies of local and global testing standards.
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Tim Beissmann