News and interviews on Andrew McKellar including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 26 July 2010
The Government announces it will strip $220 million from the Solar Flagship program in order to promote a new Cash for Clunkers deal to get pre-1995 cars off the roads.
Thursday, 07 January 2010
A recent Australian Retailers Association survey reported 67% of retailers were trading at the same or better levels than the same period in 2008-09.
Thursday, 06 August 2009
New data from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries shows new vehicle sales dropped sharply in July, as the boost from the Government’s special investment tax break fades.
Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Wednesday, 07 January 2009
The administrators of collapsed automotive repair chain Midas Australia could hardly have chosen a worse day to formally launch their campaign to sell the troubled business.
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
Just a week after giving Australian car markers $6.2 billion of industry assistance, the Federal Government is considering a $2 billion plan to help car dealers that have been left without finance as a result of the credit crunch.
Thursday, 04 September 2008
The sharp economic slowdown led to a sharp slowdown in new car sales last month, but economists predict numbers could rise before the end of the year.
Friday, 15 August 2008
A key review into Australia’s car sector has called for millions in funding to help small and medium sized car part makers expand into global supply chains.
Monday, 12 May 2008
Car dealers reeling from luxury car tax increase