21 Oct
Volkswagen at Brisbane Car Broker

Carmakers forced back to bigger engines in new emissions era

Article published on http://www.drive.com.au 18th October 2-16 By Laurence Frost & Agnieszka Flak VW, Renault and GM axing or enlarging smallest engines Such engines would breach emissions limits in new EU tests Both diesel and gasoline face emissions problems in Europe Tougher European car emissions tests being introduced in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal are […]

21 Oct
Ford Mustang from Brisbane Car broker

Sales decline in the US may be good news for local buyers.

Ford shuts Mustang factory for a week Ford is shutting its Mustang factory in Michigan for a week after the iconic sports car suffered a 32 per cent sales decline in the U.S. in September and was outsold by the Chevrolet Camaro for the first time in almost two years. The second-largest U.S. automaker idled the factory […]

27 Sep
row of new and used cars from Brisbane Car Brokers

Margin for GST error

 Margin for GST error Article written by Max Newnham Published on the http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/ on the 27th September, 2016 Are there any tax advantages for buying either new or used for my business? When a business is registered for GST it can claim a credit for GST input tax included on anything it pays relating to […]

21 Sep

Car loan losses hit six-year high, says Fitch Ratings

Article by Clancy Yeates Photo: Nic Walker Published in the Sydney Morning Herald September 6th 2016 Car loan losses hit six-year high, says Fitch Ratings Banks’ loan losses from car financing have risen to a six-year high, new figures show, as the patchy labour market and the mining slump causes more borrowers to fall behind on their payments. Fitch […]

20 Sep

ASIC finds ‘expensive, poor value’ with add-on insurance

Car insurance sold at dealerships ‘expensive, poor value’, ASIC finds By Gloria Kalache Posted on www.abc.com.au – 12 Sep 2016, 12:43pm ABC Image: The report found consumers payed $1.6 billion in insurance premiums. Consumers are being sold expensive, poor value insurance products which provide them with little or no benefit, a scathing review by the Australian Securities […]