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Brexit: what it means for car makers and Australian motorists
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28th Jun 2016
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Brexit: what it means for car makers and Australian motorists

On Thursday, June 23, citizens of the United Kingdom were asked by referendum if they wanted the nation to stay a part of, or leave, the European Union. With a high turnout of around 72 per cent, and by a margin of 52 to 48 per cent, the UK voted to leave. With the so-called 'Brexit' looming in the future, what does this mean for car makers either based in or operating manufacturing facilities in the UK? Which car makers operate in the UK?
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Government plans to allow parallel ‘grey’ imports from 2018
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9th Feb 2016
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Government plans to allow parallel ‘grey’ imports from 2018

Despite a recommendation to approve parallel imports being knocked back by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull only several months ago, the government now plans to allow the parallel/grey import of vehicles into Australia from 2018. Highlights of the changes include: According to The Guardian, the changes to Australia's vehicle import policy were announced today by major projects minister Paul Fletcher, with the expectation that around 30,000 Australians will access the scheme per year.
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