Vehicle insurance claims soar following Sydney hailstorms

Posted on February 22nd, 2017
Posted on February 22nd, 2017

The heavy rain and hailstorms that battered Sydney’s north western suburbs and northern beaches last week have triggered thousands of insurance claims – mostly for damage to vehicles. The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) labelled Read More

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Bapcor reports 30% profit increase

Posted on February 22nd, 2017
Posted on February 22nd, 2017

Bapcor’s takeover of Hellaby Holdings hasn’t put a dent in its profitability. Its net profit after tax for the six months to December is $AUD25.3 million (NZ$27.1 million) – up 30% on the previous year. Read More

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Car loan provider to refund customers $400,000

Posted on February 22nd, 2017
Posted on February 22nd, 2017

InHouse Finance Group, a vehicle finance lender that provides finance for vehicles purchased from Best Buy Autos, has been caught charging consumers a higher rate than is allowed under the National Credit Act. An Australian Read More

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ASG to acquire BMW car businesses in Melbourne

Posted on February 22nd, 2017
Posted on February 22nd, 2017

ASG Melbourne, a subsidiary of Autosports Group, has entered into a deal to purchase several luxury vehicle businesses in Victoria. According to reports, ASG is expecting to pay $46 million for a number of automotive Read More

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Mahindra opens flagship showroom in SA

Posted on February 22nd, 2017
Posted on February 22nd, 2017

The latest Mahindra dealership – Plaza Auto Mahindra – has opened its doors in Adelaide, South Australia General manager Stuart Cole says he believes there will be strong demand in the state for Mahindra vehicles, Read More

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Lotus pays tribute to 007 connection

Posted on February 21st, 2017
Posted on February 21st, 2017

Lotus has commissioned a one-off Evora Sport 410 as a tribute to one of its most famous ancestors. The Lotus Esprit S1 appeared in Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, with the movie celebrating Read More

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Nissan unveils Tesla-like home battery system

Posted on February 21st, 2017
Posted on February 21st, 2017

Car maker Nissan has created an energy storage system for the home using a recycled car battery, and announced plans for a trial in the UK that will allow electric vehicle owners to sell power Read More

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks recognises top Australian and NZ dealers

Posted on February 21st, 2017
Posted on February 21st, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has recognised its top performers at the annual Dealer of the Year awards in Melbourne. The Metro Dealer of the Year award went to Daimler Trucks in Huntingwood, Sydney, while Auckland-based Trucks and Read More

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