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Takata: FCAI campaign pushes owners to get their airbags fixed
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30th Jul 2018
2 min read

Takata: FCAI campaign pushes owners to get their airbags fixed

Industry body, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), is calling on drivers to check if their vehicle is fitted with a potentially deadly Takata airbag inflator with a new scare campaign.
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Scott Collie
Stricter fuel standards set to bring cleaner cars to Aussie roads
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30th Jan 2018
3 min read

Stricter fuel standards set to bring cleaner cars to Aussie roads

A report from the Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions has suggested adopting stricter fuel standards in Australia, including tighter controls on sulphur. Should they pass, proposed changes to the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 would make it easier for manufacturers to sell more efficient European cars reliant on higher-quality petrol than currently offered Down Under.
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Scott Collie
FCAI proposes EV charging standards for Australia
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24th Nov 2017
2 min read

FCAI proposes EV charging standards for Australia

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has issued a proposal for national electric vehicle (EV) charging standards. In order to encourage the uptake of EVs, the FCAI and its numerous industry member companies have committed to adopting the same charging types on all new models introduced from January 1, 2020.
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James Wong
Holden investigation uncovers dodgy latches on aftermarket Commodore bonnets
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8th Feb 2017
4 min read

Holden investigation uncovers dodgy latches on aftermarket Commodore bonnets

A faulty component has been discovered in imported aftermarket bonnets for the Holden Commodore, the car maker has announced today. Revealed as part of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries' Genuine Is Best campaign, an investigation was carried out by Holden directly, after receiving reports of non-genuine parts supply.
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Mike Stevens
FCAI lab tests reveal dangers of dodgy imitation wheels - UPDATE
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18th Oct 2016
3 min read

FCAI lab tests reveal dangers of dodgy imitation wheels - UPDATE

UPDATE: The FCAI has responded to concerns over the validity and purpose of these tests. This article has been updated to reflect these comments. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has revealed the potentially lethal flaws of imitation counterfeit alloy wheels in normal driving conditions.
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James Wong