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BREAKING: 2018 State Wage Case - Minimum Wage

Ron Ballucci - Industrial Relations Manager - MTA WA Wednesday, 13 June 2018 13:31

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Buying an interstate vehicle? You need to read this!

Matt Linney Wednesday, 13 June 2018 11:06

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2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 revealed for USA

Matt Linney Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:03

The Ford Motor Company have today announced an “upgraded” 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, with improvements including “anti-lock brake turning” and custom engineered Michelin tires along with aerodynamic and chassis upgrades.

Dodge Ram 1500 production commences in Australia

Matt Linney Thursday, 07 June 2018 11:27

Ateco Automotive, the exclusive Australian company endorsed to remanufacture the Dodge "RAM 1500" in a right-hand-drive specification for Australia has completed its first RAM 1500 vehicle, 4x4 Australia Magazine reports.

BMW Announce All-New X5

Matt Linney Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:47

All-New BMW X5 Announced, with an off-road package available.

BMW has officially released details regarding the fourth generation BMW X5. We've sifted through the details to bring you the key upgrades!

 

 

  • 18-22 inch Wheel packages available
  • Off-Road Package with tailored X-Drive off-road modes and transmission response, two-axle air suspension, differential lock and underguards
  • Acoustic glass windscreen (acoustic side windows optional)
  • BMW Laserlight technology headlights, increasing high-beam functionality from 300m to 500m of range vs Standard LED
  • Traffic Jam Assistant, Lane Keeping Assistant, Steering Assistant and Automatic Speed Limit Assistant available
  • Up to 1860 litres of boot space
  • 10.2 inch twin rear screens available for passengers
  • Panoramic sunroof called "Sky Lounge" with more than 15,000 illuminated graphic patterns
  • BMW Live Cockpit with Two 12.3 inch screens available
  • 3D Graphic "head-up display"
  • 20 Speaker Bowers & Wilkins Diamond 3D Sound system available
  • 36mm longer, 66mm wider & 19mm taller than predecessor
  • Engines include: V8 Petrol 340kw/650nm (xDrive50i), Straight-6 Petrol 250kw/450nm (xDrive40i) and 2 x 6 cylinder diesel engines with outputs of 294kw/760nm (M50d) and 195kw/620nm (xDrive30d) respectively
  • Entry-level xdrive30d 0-100km/h in 6.5 seconds with the V8 Petrol xDrive50i version reaching 0-100km/h in 4.7 seconds

See BMW's Global Website for full details and specifications - www.bmwgroup.com 

 

 

 

Automotive Repairers: Toyota Service Bulletins June 2018

Graham Cawley Tuesday, 05 June 2018 12:15

Please note that four Service Bulletins from Toyota Australia have been posted to the MTA WA Website for member viewing.

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Member Alert: MTA WA PROTESTS AGAINST LENIENT PENALTIES

Stephen Moir Wednesday, 30 May 2018 13:41

The following member alert has been written by the MTA WA Group CEO Mr.Stephen Moir in response to the "lenient" fines issued in what has been named the "largest illegal car dealer operation in WA History".

ACCC Briefing Event Summary: Takata Airbag Recall

Matt Linney Tuesday, 29 May 2018 11:08

An ACCC briefing to WA Manufacturer representatives, dealers, auctioneers and wreckers regarding their obligations in response to the Takata Airbag Recall was held on the morning of the 28th of May at the Nedlands Yacht Club.

The WA Parliament’s Economics and Industry Standing Committee has commenced a new Inquiry into the operation of the State’s automotive smash repair industry.

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